Radio Frequency Engineer Sr - 25255 in Arlington, VA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 10/16/2018

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    Arlington, VA
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Job Description



Bachelor’s degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 5 to 7 years relevant work experience.  Master’s degree preferred.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 10 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

Technical background with a basic understanding of RF propagation.  Knowledge of radar propagation is desired, but not required.

Ability to work in a team environment and coordinate efforts between multiple stakeholders.

Strong written and verbal communications skills.

This position requires a Secret Level Clearance, TS/SCI preferred.  Must be able to receive a TS/SCI clearance.


Position Summary

This position will support RF spectrum reallocation activities within the Department of the Navy.  These activities may include feasibility studies for sharing spectrum with commercial broadband systems, relocation studies to identify alternate bands for operation, development and testing of proposed sharing or co-existence mechanisms, the development and approval of transition plans, and implementation of relocation or sharing arrangements. Many of the bands under consideration for study contain Navy RADAR assets.

This position will support multiple offices within the Department of the Navy (DON), including the DON Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations (OPNAV) N2N6, and the U.S. Marine Corps.  Activities may include—

  • Identifying DON systems and missions impacted by potential spectrum reallocations
  • Defining potential operational impacts to DON’s missions
  • Coordinating DON efforts and developing consensus on DON positions for reallocation matters
  • Overseeing study and transition activities conducted by the affected Program Offices
  • Reviewing and providing analysis on sharing mechanisms or reallocation proposals
  • Representing DON interests in multi-stakeholder spectrum forums
  • Developing and coordinating DON inputs to DoD reports
  • Supporting DON representatives in meetings

Duties and Responsibilities  

Develops and applies advanced Radio Frequency engineering theories, methods and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex technical problems and projects under the supervision of senior technical level personnel.

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.




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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