RF Wireless Engineer, Lead - 34820 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/18/2020

Job Snapshot

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 Directorate (RESED) 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.

We are seeking a Lead RF Wireless Engineer to support work with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

Responsibilities

Supervises and reviews activities of staff, scheduling and assigning work to meet program/project completion dates.  Works closely with senior customer personnel in providing solutions to complex problems and advice on technical issues. 

Exercises independent judgment in conducting complex analyses and development efforts, and provides technical direction to other staff. Educates and advises more junior technical staff members in the technical aspects of their efforts.  

Performs engineering work in analysis, design, development, evaluation, planning, testing, and operation in support of higher-level engineers in the development of systems and technical products. Typically employs pre-established guidelines and instructions, and limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish task objectives.

Duties often include the collection of information and data, the performance of various tests, and engineering computations, measurements, and analyses. Exhibits the ability to independently perform basic data validation and troubleshooting.

Provides some technical guidance and oversight to level technical staff and may act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project.

Has some independent interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under the guidance of more higher-level technical personnel.

Provides input and support to intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide some input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

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

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree plus 8 or more years of relevant work experience. Degree must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, or a related discipline.

Experience with Link Budget Analysis

Spectrum Analysis experience

Experience with Modulation

Technical Writing experience

Strong knowledge of engineering principles, methods, and techniques within a specific area of expertise.

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

Effective organization level communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

US Citizenship

Ability to obtain a Secret clearance

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Security Clearance: None

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