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RF engineer / Systems Engineer Lead

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Job Number:
643372
Job Category:
Electrical Engineering
Location:
GAITHERSBURG, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Public Trust
Description:
Leidos Civil Transportation and Finance Solutions Group is seeking an experienced professional to lead the engineering development team for the Geostationary Satellite Service Lease program. The candidate will be responsible for the system architecture, design, and implementation, as well as test / sell off of all requirements to ensure the systems meets the end-to-end technical requirements of the program.  The candidate will drive the full lifecycle effort across all Engineering domains with a focus on development, analytics, system functionality and customer satisfaction.
 
Other responsibilities may include:
 
- Collaborate with RF waveform and algorithm designers to implement novel waveforms in RF hardware
- Design and integrate components to achieve desired RF waveform characteristics
- Design, configure/install, and operate data collection and instrumentation for field testing
- Document hardware designs, issues and solutions, and test results

Qualifications:

REQUIRED SKILLS:

 

The candidate must have experience in the design of satellite communications and/or navigation systems, and must be comfortable with working directly with FAA Customer to discuss operations issues, troubleshooting system level anomalies and providing analyses and support to the earth station sites and FAA as needed.  Experience with GPS, including familiarity with GPS signal structure, modulation, Code Carrier Coherence, and Correlation Loss is strongly preferred.  Candidate must have systems engineering knowledge with an emphasis on RF and analyses.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Satellite / RF Engineering or Systems Engineering degree highly preferred.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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