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RF Engineer

Job ID: 214685
Location: RIYADH, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
Date Posted: Apr 16, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Sys Integration
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC is seeking a RF Engineer a position located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia that will provide installation and integration support for C4I System racks and components for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF). The successful candidate will work within the Technical Support Center responsible for system communications verification and perform RF cabling, terminations and operational testing during installations of systems into RSNF vessels, command centers and training facilities. Candidate will be responsible for engineering documentation changes, maintaining updates to hardware configuration control items (HCCI), system drawings, and bill of materials, cable run sheets, and serial number list. Additional responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated experience supporting the analysis and evaluation of Radio Frequency (RF) systems.
  • Experience conducting Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) surveys before an installation to establish the current EMI baseline.
  • Experience with post-installation surveys to determine any EMI changes after equipment installation.
  • Experience preparing EMI Summary reports following each survey detailing all EMI findings and recommendations for improvement.
  • Work with engineering for system design, software installation and equipment operational testing, and provide solutions for areas that might be in need of improvement.   
  • When in between segments of the project, work on construction of test cables and preparation for the next segment of the project.
  • Review RF quality issues, report on findings, and then update documentation to reflect the approved corrective action.
  • Maintain, repair, and perform functional communication circuit checks of Radio (UHF, VHF, HF, VSAT, UHF SATCOM, LINK-11/16), installed on ashore and afloat platforms of the RSNF.
  • Use specialized test equipment and software controlled diagnostics to isolate malfunctions.
  • Repair systems according to technical orders, manufacturer's handbooks and local procedures. Accomplish equipment modifications and installation according to engineering change plans.
  • Repairs and troubleshooting down to component level to include ESD handling.
  • Soldering using a 3M workstation or portable soldering iron. RF and Fiber optic cable termination and testing.
  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts.
  • Represent organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

 

Qualifications

Required Education, Clearance and Experience:

  • Bachelors and two (2) years or more experience; or six (6) years of experience with a GED/HS degree.
  • ACTIVE SECRET security clearance required.
  • System hardware equipment installation, maintenance and repairs.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Radio (UHF, VHF, HF, VSAT, KVH SATCOM, NTDS/TADIL Data Links), Networking (Cisco IOS), UPS (APC, Clary), GPS, CENTRIXS, GCCS-M/J, ADSI, SY-117G, and RF7800 series radios.
  • Repairs and troubleshooting down to component level to include ESD handling.
  • Soldering using a 3M workstation or portable soldering iron.
  • Familiarity with test and configuration of KG-250 and similar RF communication protection devices
  • Fiber optic cable termination and testing.
  • Familiarity with installation and configuration capabilities of the following software:
  • Microsoft Windows (Windows 7/10), Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Visio), AutoCAD, ADSI, CENTRIXS, GCCS-M/J.

 




Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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