RF Engineer 3

Full Time

    Job Description

    Requisition Number: 12493

    Required Travel: 0 - 10%

    Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

    Hours Per Week: 40

    Security Clearance: Secret

    Level of Experience: Mid

    Job Description

    The RF Engineer will support hands-on evaluation, testing, diagnostics, and repair of foreign assets in support of providing the United States Intelligence Community with highly technical information on foreign adversary capabilities. The RF Engineer will aide in the exploitation foreign weapon systems such as aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, aerodynamic weapons, space systems, ballistic missiles, and associated subsystems to establish their design, performance capabilities, limitations, and vulnerabilities. In this position you must be able to work independently and in teams.

    Essential Job Responsibilities

    • Researches, designs, develops, and tests a variety of electronic equipment and systems, including radar and radiation detection equipment, power electronics; communications equipment and systems; circuitry components and integrated circuits; analog and digital computers, processors, field-programmable gate arrays (FPGA) and associated firmware; and control and test equipment.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • 5+ years of hands-on experience of various RF systems. Examples include receivers, exciters, and transmitters.
    • Knowledge of typical RF circuits such as filters, local oscillators, RF switches, and amplifier chains
    • Working experience RF instrumentation and components such as network and spectrum analyzers, RF signal generators, power meters, couplers, hybrids, etc.
    • Ability to develop test plans, analyze test data, write technical reports, and give technical presentations.
    • Ability to read and create schematics.
    • Self-Motivated and goal oriented
    • Ability to aide and instruct technicians in measurement techniques and methods
    • Requires Secret clearance minimum at the time of application with ability to obtain Top Secret with SCI eligibility

    Preferred Requirements

    • Board layout, PCB fabrication knowledge, soldering, and PCB repair
    • Familiarity with antenna patterns
    • Experience with software defined radios
    • Familiarity with RF modulation techniques such as FSK,BPSK,QPSK,FM, and AM
    • Radar waveform familiarity and techniques

    This opportunity resides with Cyber & Electronic Warfare, a business group within HII's Mission Technologies division. HII works within our nation's intelligence and cyber operations communities to defend our interests in cyberspace. Our deep expertise in network architecture, software and hardware development, cybersecurity and the electromagnetic environment uniquely enables us to support sensitive missions for federal agency partners.

    HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII's skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: .

    HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.