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Electronics Engineer Technical Specialist

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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Peraton Labs

Peraton Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Peraton that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds 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 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Requires 10 to 12 years with BS/BA or 8 to 10 years with MS/MA or 5 to 7 years with PhD.


MASINT Engineer You will be responsible for analyzing and characterizing RF signals and signatures emitted from commercial threat devices. Duties may include operating and maintaining anechoic chambers and various RF analysis tools to analyze and characterize captured signals of interest.

  • Conduct MASINT analysis of commercial devices to capture complex, low-level RF signals emissions and signatures.
  • Design, implement, and operate advanced RF test and MASINT data collection configurations, utilizing real-time spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, specialized antennas, and anechoic chambers.
  • Develop schematics and block diagrams for analyzed commercial devices.
  • Provide advanced RF engineering power amplifier and receiver systems design, test, debug, and analysis support.
  • Analyze and characterize commercial cellular/wireless RF signals.
  • Conduct Radar Cross Section (RCS) data capture and analysis.
  • Develop block diagrams for analyzed commercial devices.
  • Develop technical reports detailing analysis and characterization of analyzed commercial devices.
  • Provide engineering support to operate, maintain, and provide recommendations for anechoic chamber upgrades/enhancements and operations, in accordance with MIL-STD 461G for control of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI).

  • Active TS/SCI
  • BA/BS in electrical engineering or other relevant degree program and 10 years of relevant experience; or MA/MS electrical engineering or other relevant degree program and 3 years of relevant experience
  • In-depth understanding of MIL-STD 461G EMI control standards
  • Experience operating and maintaining anechoic chambers.
  • Experience operating and maintaining RF analysis and characterization devices to include vector network analyzers, arbitrary signal generators, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, and software defined radios (SDRs)
  • Experience operating and maintaining RF signal collection and signature identify systems to include antennas, preamplifiers, and noise phase cancellation systems.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-10-30

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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