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RF Wireless Engineer Senior Technical Specialist

McLean, VA 22101
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Peraton Overview

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).


Roles and responsibilities:

Performance analysis

Use of laboratory and in-field test equipment including receivers, spectrum analyzers, and signal analyzers

Use of software defined radio

Terrestrial wireless communication, both fixed and mobile

Long range communication, both terrestrial and SATCOM

Interact with team members in both engineering development roles and operational roles

Familiarity with frequency spectrum allocations

Familiarity with H/W as it relates to RF Technology

Experience identifying user and enterprise needs/requirements.

Experience in supporting requirements engineering, CONOPs development, and system integration to accommodate the end-to-end system.

Understanding of the intelligence community and customer domain


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or

10 to 13 years with MS/MA or

7 to 9 years with Ph.D.


Work is performed in the Chantilly, VA area. Additionally, this engineer will be expected to work at various sites across WMA.

Clearance TS/SCI W POLY

Travel- Travel outside WMA will be 10% of the time.


RF Engineer

The program has an opening for an RF Engineer to provide SETA support to a government program office. This position requires both insight and experience in a wide range of RF systems engineering tasks, including terrestrial and SATCOM system design, and recent experience directly supporting COTRs in a SETA role.

An essential requirement for this individual is to use their experience to identify performance and capability gaps of existing systems and new systems in development. Familiarity with communication devicesis an essential qualification.

Document preparation and the ability to communicate effectively are also needed.

This position is both an advisory and delivery role. Using a holistic approach, candidate will advise on strategic technology planning, perform application development, implement and deliver systems and support. Candidate will also understand how projects will impact other areas, beyond stated scope.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-15 Expires: 2021-07-15

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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