RF Test and Integration Engineer - LLJP

Employer
Softworld, Inc.
Location
Lexington, Massachusetts
Posted
Jun 12, 2024
Closes
Jun 27, 2024
Ref
2775264361
Discipline
Engineering
Position Type
Engineer
Specialty
Autonomy
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate
Job Title: RF Test and Integration Engineer

Job Location: Lexington MA 02420

Onsite Requirements : Hybrid - 75% onsite (3 - 4 days a week depending on the project needs)


  • RF Test Equipment

  • RF Signals

  • Radio Communications Concepts



Job Description:

Responsibilities :


  • Test bed design and implementation with COTS and prototype components in test bed

  • Test design and definition, design and implementation of test automation and execution, RF and communication data collection, analysis and internal presentation. This is a collaborative effort with the program team.

  • Define and execute tests.

  • Define test procedures

  • Automate testing procedures

  • Execute both lab and OTA tests

  • Collect and organize rf and network performance data

  • Perform analysis and report internally via verbal and written methods



Required Skills:


  • RF hardware communications radios, antenna fundamentals, COTS components

  • Test equipment oscope, spec a, dmm, signal generator, dc power supply

  • Experience working on a Linux platform; ideally candidate has Linux scripting bash, python and Linux networking experience

  • Background in RF theory

  • Bachelor's Degree in a STEM field

  • MS office



Desired Skills:


  • Tactical RF communications,

  • MATLAB

  • DoD crypto devices

  • Other crypto AES, etc

  • DoD tactical data links Link16, TTNT, IFDL, MADL, HNW, NCW, BFT2, SRW, TSM
    C/C++

  • Airborne testing

  • Knowledge of AJ/LPI/LPD techniques

  • Previous operational experience with tactical data links and crpyto

  • Knowledge/experience with unmanned platforms



Qualification

Assessment

Must Have

Degree Level

Bachelor's Degree

Yes

Experience

Currently holds a Secret Clearance (OR a higher clearance)

Yes

RF/Microwave

Experience with laboratory RF test equipment (i e spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.)

3 years

Radio Communications Concepts (software-defined radios, MAC, physical layer, RF)

3 years

RF Signals (Antennas, EM Propagation and Modeling, Down-Conversion Receivers)

3 years

Software Tools

MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, and Excel)

3 years

Systems

Linux Environment

3 years

Testing

Creating Test Scripts

3 years

Define Test Strategies

3 years

Develop Test Plans

3 years

Experience with network test bed systems

3 years

Formal test events

3 years

Nice to Have

Programming

C/C++

0 years

MATLAB

0 years

3rd party and subcontract staffing agencies are not eligible for partnership on this position. 3rd party subcontractors need not apply.

Due to the nature of the work, a United States Government Clearance is required to be eligible for the position.
RF Test and Integration Engineer - LLJP