RF Wireless Engineer (E3) - 35219 in California, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/14/2021

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Job Description

Alion’s expertise in wireless communication is unrivaled.  This includes 50+ years of experience performing complex RF Engineering analysis for DoD customers, civilian government agencies, and commercial companies worldwide.  Our expertise in collecting, analyzing, and formatting spectrum data, including RF measurement, frequency assignment, spectrum certification, LiDAR, and other geo-referenced data, enables us to produce refined RF modeling and simulation tools and applications with the reliability and precision needed to assure spectrum access and control.  Alion’s analysis-driven tools support diverse tasks such as spectrum forensics and deconfliction, testing for coverage amid urban clutter, and antenna site planning.  Alion’s Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Spectrum Engineering Operations (RESEO) offers a variety of work, from projects supporting international satellite coordination to countering IEDs.  Our work is increasingly important in a world that depends on well-coordinated, interference-free spectrum access.

This position will support the NAVAIR AA15100 – Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3) Aircraft Division at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, MD in the performance of E3 Systems Engineering and Electromagnetic Compatibility for all naval aircraft, support equipment, and weapons systems.


  • Applies E3 engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, and evaluate Naval airborne platforms, weapons, and avionics.  Attends preliminary, critical and other design reviews to ensure E3 requirements are properly defined and implemented. 
  • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.  Applies engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration, qualification testing, or acquisition and resource management. 
  • Analyzes, designs, develops, implements, tests, and evaluates automated data processing software related to engineering or functional requirements of military systems, associated support systems, or management informational systems.
  • Responsible for study, design, specification and services related to electrical and electronic systems including power generation, transmission and distribution, power systems performance and control, cabling and wiring, lighting, motor control centers, communications systems, cathodic protection, grounding lightning protection, heat tracing etc.  
  • Under direct supervision, evaluates, selects, and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures, and criteria, using judgment in making minor adaptations and modifications. 
  • With additional experience within one functional area, assists in the design of larger and more complex assignments which involve conventional types of plans, investigations and surveys with relatively few complex features for which there are precedents.  
  • Evaluate job tasks for correctness and their impact on cost containment, efficiency, profitability or operations. 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.
  • Knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Effective organization level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


  • BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics
  • 2 or more years of relevant experience
  • Experience in an E3 Engineering position, with a specific talent for MQ-4C Triton UAV systems engineering, simulation, and modeling
  • Prior MQ-4C Triton UAV engineering experience or general aircraft engineering experience would be an acceptable substitute if proficient with simulation and modeling
  • US Citizenship and a DoD Secret security clearance



Security Clearance: Secret


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