Lead Sensor Engineer
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence
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. This program will support potential mission areas including space situational awareness, foreign counter space threats, emerging threat systems in denied areas, special communications to include RF spectrum, mobile capabilities, cybersecurity (HW/SW assessments), vehicle telematics, Internet of Things (IoT), data exfiltration, and cross-domain rapid integration and prototyping.
BS 12-15, MS 10-13. Phd 10+ Required:TS/SCI w/CIPDesired:Bachelor’s degree or higher in a Science/Engineering/Electrical field of studyA minimum of ten years of experience in research, design, development, integration, and implementation of RF prototype capabilities, subsystems, systems, and platforms based on system-level requirementsRequires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 10+ years with Ph.DProven expertise in RF engineering principles and processesRF collection system experience10+ years of troubleshooting RF systems7+ years’ experience deriving/verifying RF system requirementsUnderstanding of various antenna solutionsExperience with modeling tools (STK, Builder)Experience with MATLAB (or similar) for signal processingUnderstanding of Systems Engineering principles
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
Target Salary Range
$146,000 – $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.
Peraton / Equal Opportunity Employer
2023-132123 JBPRT 2023.07.16
Top Secret SSBI SCI, CLZTS, — SKUUU, VA_RESTON VA_VIRGINIA ZC20191 ZC201Z