Radio Frequency Engineer Associate - 24990 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 4/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description



Responsibilities/Qualification

Position Summary

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. 

Duties and Responsibilities  
  
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.

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Qualifications

Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree plus 0 to 2 years of related experience.  Degree must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 5 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.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance of an appropriate level which may be required after employment.

Basic knowledge of engineering principals, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.

Basic knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Basic internal team communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.



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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