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Radiofrequency (RF) Systems Engineer

Job ID: 2111420
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 26, 2021
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Electrical Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description

Description

SAIC’s National Security and Space Sector (NSS) is seeking a Radio Frequency (RF) Systems Engineer to provide systems engineering and technical advisory (SETA) services to our NRO customer in Chantilly, VA.  SETA contractors provide analysis and engineering services in a consulting capacity, working closely with the government's own engineering staff members.  This customer is responsible for designing, building, and operating national security-related systems based in space, in the air, and on the ground.  
 
SAIC has an opening for a mid-level engineer to provide SETA support our NRO customer who is responsible for developing and maturing RF technology (SIGINT, RADAR, ELINT and/or Photonics) from applied research into demonstrably mature capabilities that can be inserted into system program baselines.  The successful RF engineer will support the generation after next of national security-related systems.

Roles and Responsibilities: 
•    Directly support government program manager in project management and execution of RF technology research and development (R&D) efforts
•    Plan and support technology maturation through the R&D life cycle
•    Support transition of mature RF hardware to system program offices for flight development 
•    Survey state of the art RF technologies and provide technical recommendations to help guide IC customer for future RF technology development strategy and roadmaps 
•    Work closely with the IC customer supporting all phases of the acquisition strategy and process to include Requests for Proposal, Statements of Work, Requirements, Contract Data Requirements Lists and other required solicitation/contract documents
•    Support acquisition source selection activities as an advisor 
•    Assist the IC customer with the oversight of technology development contracts and develop status briefings for government and industry
•    Interact with outside organizations such as DoD, NASA, National Labs and Universities to coordinate activities for maximum effect
•    Provide identification, assessment and resolution of risks during the acquisition phase and during program execution 
•    Work with the IC customer to advance resiliency activities/initiatives in RF technology 

 

Qualifications

•    Active TS/SCI with Poly 
•    Bachelor degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science, Math or related discipline + 10 years related experience 
•    Knowledge of RF hardware systems and/or device technologies and the RF industry 
•    Program/Project management experience and technical leadership 
•    Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic and energetic environment 
•    Good working knowledge of MS Office applications 
•    Effective interpersonal skills and strong briefing and writing skills 
•    Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work

Desired Qualifications: 
•    Advanced degree in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Math or related discipline 
•    Knowledge of leading edge technologies, such as wideband receiver architectures, digital signal processing, phased arrays, RF system testing and characterization
•    Strong understanding of RF engineering principles, such as, linearity, Noise Figure, Gain, VSWR, SIGINT and RADAR
•    Familiarity with Government and IC acquisition, budget and contracting processes 
•    Experience and ability to coordinate with DoD or IC R&D organizations 

 


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.


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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