08 Aug
Sr. Electronics Engineer
Washington, Uswa

Job Description

Description of specific duties in a typical workday for this position:

  • Perform Radio Frequency planning, testing and analysis of radio navigation and communication systems: VOR, DME, TACAN, Air to Ground Communications
  • Produce high quality presentations and reports for the customer to communicate the studies, analysis, research and results
  • Perform spectrum engineering and analysis of radio frequency assignments, protocols and criteria
  • Apply research principles and techniques to design, develop, and test electronic systems, equipment, products, and facilities
  • Manage multiple concurrent tasks. A degree of creativity and latitude is required.
  • Actively participate in assessing alternative solutions for client needs as well as resolution of issues with stakeholders to ensure design is aligned with requirements.


Position Requirements:(Years of experience, certifications, software skills, etc.)

  • 15 years of relevant experience
  • BS/MS degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or a BS/MS degree in science or math
  • Knowledge of Frequency Engineering Principles: Co-Channel, Adjacent Channel, Co-site & Intermod Analysis (VHF/UHF) and RF antenna patterns
  • Knowledge of Radio Engineering Calculations such as Free Space Loss, Power Density, Field Strength, etc.
  • Knowledge of Radio Interference & Coverage Analysis: Frequency Protected Service Volume, Desired to Undesired Radio Frequency Interference analysis, limits of coverage
  • Hands-on experience with MATLAB, FORTRAN/C language(s), or database software for developing or modifying engineering models used for analytical task.

  • Experience collecting and processing system engineering data, performing statistical and deterministic analysis and charting results.

Nice to have: (Skills that are nice to see on resume but not required)

  • Hands-on experience with RF tools such as Spectrum analyzer, signal generator, network analyzer, oscilloscope, Automatic Flight Information System (AFIS) test equipment
  • Experience using aviation charts, flight planning and routing
  • Familiarity with engineering documents such as RTCA, TI/TM Specs (NAVAIDS), ICAO SARPS, 6050.32 & AC90-100A Orders, NTIA Manual.
  • Experience using productivity tools like Hertz Warfare, Terrain Analysis Program, Space Loss Calculator, AFM, Spectrum XXI.

This is a full time position paying a base salary, full benefits, and has possible bonus potential based on merit and performance.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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