02 Nov
RF Test Engineer (Will Process for Secret Clearance)
Pennsylvania, Lansdale , 19446 Lansdale USA

Job Number: 233262RF Test Engineer (Electronic Warfare)

  • Integrated RF solutions and high power, solid state broadband transmitters for Electronic Warfare and Radar applications.
  • Antennas and precision positioners both for standalone aperture and positioner requirements as well as integrated sensor systems across many high performance applications.
  • Design, develop, and implement test software and techniques to support integration, qualification and acceptance testing of electronic assemblies, subassemblies and systems for use in electronic warfare systems.
  • The ideal candidates have a strong engineering and programming background who has experience as a Test Engineer supporting a diverse product portfolio through all stages of the product lifecycle with proven capabilities to work across functions in a matrix organization to achieve operational results.
  • Candidates hired will be processed for DOD Secret Clearance
Key Responsibilities:
  • Provide test software engineering expertise and support while working collaboratively with cross-functional and cross-site teams as needed to achieve customer satisfaction and operational excellence delivering results supporting business improvement objectives.
  • Design, develop, and implement robust and reliable test software solutions to interface with complex RF subsystems and assemblies in support of a fast-paced product development environment.
  • Implement hardware/software protocols & engineering tools for new product development
  • Develop application test software for multi-board/processor systems with both FPGAs and CPUs
  • Design, develop, and implement intuitive communications interfaces between equipment and the user
  • Assignments are broad and may include developing/evaluating new techniques/plans/ procedures.
  • Perform technical assignments of an investigatory nature requiring minimal direction from senior engineering personnel.
  • Interfacing directly with customers to provide suggestions/support to ensure design compliance with requirements
  • Support Engineering and Operations with testing outside the normal test process, create test setups and test procedures as required.
Minimum Qualifications
  • BSEE or related degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering and at least five (5)+ years relevant experience OR Associate's degree in electronics and at least seven (7)+ years of relevant experience as a Test Engineer designing, developing, and implementing detailed test strategies and test techniques to support the integration and acceptance testing of RF and microwave electronic assemblies, subassemblies and systems
  • (200)+ level course work in or two (2)+ years' experience with Microsoft .Net environment (C, C#, VB)
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance
  • Active DOD SECRET security clearance or above, is highly preferred.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Working knowledge in common HW interfaces/data protocols (e.g. TCPIP, UDP, RS-422, USB, PCI, CAN)
  • Highly proficient in utilizing software debugging and integrity check tools
  • Understanding of computer HW/SW optimization techniques
  • Experience in developing software requirements to meet higher-level system goals
  • Experience with configuration management principles and tools (e.g. SVN, GIT, or ClearCase)
  • Knowledge in the design/development/integration of software drivers for integration with hardware
  • Electronic warfare highly preferred
  • Highly proficient in the measurement and analysis of RF signals in the microwave and millimeter wave domains using various measurement instruments (PNA, Spectrum Analyzers, ENAs, etc.)
  • Proficient in automating acceptance test procedures using VB. NET utilizing established test executive.
  • Familiar with various field automation devices; limit switches, encoders, resolvers, relays, etc.
  • Experience interfacing with and parameters of RF components; switches, amplifiers, analyzers, scopes, etc.
  • Familiarity with DoD industry and DSS security procedures (NISPOM)
  • Familiar with measuring and analyzing RF signals in the microwave and millimeter wave domains
  • Familiarity with DoD industry and DSS security procedures (NISPOM)
THIRD PARTY AGENCIES, SUBCONTRACTORS, AND RECRUITERS NEED NOT APPLY. Applicants received from firms will not be considered. Subcontracting is not available for this position.

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