RF Wireless Engineer, Assoc in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

  • Responsible for analyzing and developing wireless telecommunications capabilities for various operations.
  • Design and build custom applications. Design, plan, establish, and optimize wireless networks.
  • Develop wireless network infrastructures and make recommendations on systems enhancements for optimization.
  • Provide technical assessment of requirements and definition from conception to launch.
  • Design and validate RF link performance, quality and reliability.
  • Use measuring and diagnostic tools to test and adjust equipment.
  • Create manuals and support documentation.
  • Develop software for wireless technology.
  • Optimize existing network by adjusting radio network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems.
  • Monitor and analyze statistical and drive test data to improve system performance indicators such as dropped calls, blocked calls, origination failures, handoff features.
  • Apply propagation theory, cellular theory, and antenna theory to choose tower antenna placement.
  • Responsible for capacity planning, GSM frequency planning and frequency hopping by applying carrier/interference (C/I) ratio analysis.
  • Recommend site upgrade such as down tilling of antenna and re-orientation of radio additions.
  • Support customers in the development, acquisition, and sustainment activities of complex RF systems used in Communications, Radar, and Electronic Warfare. Responsibilities will include the design and evaluation of up/down converters, and amplifiers, MMICs, MCMs, and TRMs.
  • Reverse engineer legacy RF hardware systems to develop obsolesce plans, test procedures, and perform trade analysis.
  • Conduct and develop Test & Evaluation plans for RF test stations and field test events for system/subsystem manufacturing and fleet support.
  • Must be able develop and present technical reports. Perform modeling and simulation of RF circuits and RF propagation Experience designing radar phased array T/R module experience.
  • Highly desired experience with Agilent ADS, ANSYS HFSS, NI LabView, and MatLab, Modeling Near-Field antenna patterns, Phase noise analysis.
  • Proficient with MS tools.

U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance is required.

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