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Radio Frequency Engineer Asc - 27503 in Adelphi, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 12/19/2018

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    Adelphi, MD
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Job Description


Under immediate supervision, supports more senior engineers in the design, development, and testing of radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave systems architecture, components, circuits, or products.  Includes antenna design, both reflector and array systems, frequency synthesizers, transmitters and receivers.

Supports senior technical personnel and project managers within own organization in various technical activities related to system and technical product development. Receives immediate supervision from management as well as technical guidance and training from the more experienced technical staff.

Applies standard technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to provide assistance to higher-level engineers in the development of technical systems. Typically follows guidelines established by precedence.

Performs basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system and technical product development. Duties often include the collection of information and data, performance of various tests, and the development of technical documents.

Has limited independent interaction with customers and typically provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under immediate supervision by more senior technical personnel. 

Complies with applicable quality and security procedures in the performance of duties. May provide recommendations for improvements to existing quality systems and applicable company procedures and guidelines. 

Performs additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

- Digitally interface to commercial off the shelf (COTS) instruments and systems

- Create test fixtures and automated test setups to characterize system performance

- Integrate with next generation hardware systems to expand system capability/functionality

- Implement signal processing algorithms on embedded platforms

- Design application-specific signal processing techniques

- Design mixed signal printed circuit boards (PCBs)

- Software/hardware integration and low-level driver development

- Data processing/parsing

- Leverage existing and write new c/c++/python/matlab code

- Perform basic engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of system and technical product development.

Education and Experience

- a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related STEM field is required

- U.S. Citizenship is required

- Must be eligible for a SECRET clearance

- Must have strong programming skills in at least two programming languages

- Must have some hardware experience




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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