Electrical Electronic Eng Lead - 26091 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 9/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Duties and Responsibilities  

Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to support multiple project teams in the development of technical products. Performs complex engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of program level system development, engineering analysis and research. Carries out complex assignments requiring the development of new research concepts or improvement of current techniques and procedures. Displays an advanced understanding and innovative use of concepts and principles in performing assignments.

Supervises and reviews activities of staff, scheduling and assigning work to meet program/project completion dates.  Works closely with senior customer personnel in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues.

Demonstrated ability to understand the architecture, components, and circuits of multiple RF systems, including; reflector and antenna array systems, frequency synthesizers, transmitters, receivers, and communication circuitry.

Proficient in setting up and performing tests in order to validate developed systems, and to analyze the capabilities of RF antenna equipment.

In-depth knowledge of power requirements, proper wire sizes, and grounding theories and have good trouble shooting skills. They must have demonstrated ability in hands-on application of theoretical engineering principles, in reverse-engineering existing solutions to bring them up to current standards for functionality and/or ease of procurement, in finding accepted vendors to supply new designs, and in understanding and interpreting military drawing standards and specifications and government processes for ordering parts.

Exercises independent judgment in conducting complex analyses and development efforts, and provides technical direction to other staff. Educates and advises more junior technical staff members in the technical aspects of their efforts. 

Prepares and reviews input to major technical reports, status reports, letters, technical memoranda, contract reports and formal briefings.

Based upon own ideas, prepares unsolicited proposals to secure new projects or the expansion of ongoing project activities that involve support of other staff members. Prepares or coordinates the preparation of complex proposals with contributions from several activities.

A SECRET security clearance is required.

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

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Qualifications

Position Summary

Experience in planning, organizing and conducting modifications and upgrades to RF system and platforms.  Demonstrated proficiency in; planning, designing, researching, and incorporating relevant electrical components and subsystems. Leads the planning, designing, production and maintenance of a variety of complex electric or electronic components, apparatus and/or circuitry for use in electronic devices. Determines conditions under which tests are to be conducted, conducts experimental tests and analyzes electronic equipment to establish production and operation controls.

Supports senior technical level personnel and program managers in the planning, oversight, and execution of complex and advanced projects related to system and technical product development. Typically supports multiple project activities and may support multiple programs within the organization.  Provides technical guidance and mentoring to lower level technical staff.

Recognized within Alion as a senior level contributor in the field, and may have begun to acquire a similar reputation in the external scientific and client communities.

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 8 to 10 years relevant work experience.  Master¿s degree preferred.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.

Project Engineering experience.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.



Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.

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