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RF Wireless Engineer Technical Specialist

Chantilly, VA 20151
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The Intelligence group provides high-end systems engineering and integration products and services, data analytics and software development to national and military intelligence customers. Serving federal agencies and the Intelligence Community for more than 50 years, the Intelligence group helps our clients meet their mission needs by providing trusted advisors, leading-edge technologies, and innovative solutions.


Job Title: Sr RF Systems Engineer

Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to our U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our more than 270 patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation.

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.

Perspecta is looking for a senior-level Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer to provide SETA support in the area of Waveform Research and Development.


  • Perform research by reaching out to academia, industry, and other Government entities for innovation opportunities and determine the art of the possible as it relates to new RF waveforms
  • Develop whitepapers on use cases for innovative waveforms and determine what role they can play in the larger waveform portfolio
  • Assist in testing and evaluation of new waveforms, as necessary
  • Create and maintain a master list of active waveforms, as well as specific characteristics and use cases
  • Provide recommendations for strategic development of new waveforms and decommissioning old waveforms
  • Review vendor waveform specifications and provide technical feedback to improve waveform design
  • Track schedules and help manage all active waveform development projects


Experience required

  • RF Testing and test development.
  • RF or Radio Frequency.
  • Requirements development.
  • Transition Planning
  • Project plans
  • Needs Assessments
  • Technical writing

Soft skills

The candidate should:

  • Be a self-starter with leadership capabilities and execution of roles and responsibilities with little to no supervision
  • Require minimal oversight to complete tasks in a timely manner
  • Perform traditional systems integration at the enterprise level within the context of the political landscape, operational restrictions and changes, and interacting systems across the customers organization
  • Provide project management support with short turn-around projects; development of requirements, project plans, needs assessment, and transition planning
  • Identify integration issues and coordinate Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) to resolve them
  • Establish and maintain interpersonal relationships, as well as handle complaints, settle disputes and resolve conflicts
  • Have strong decision-making skills, as well as the ability to organize and prioritize work
  • Have demonstrated experience leading technical teams to develop, implement of hardware/software requirements
  • Have demonstrated ability to quickly ramp up to support the customers needs, clearly communicate (orally & written) ideas, work autonomously, take the initiative to provide creative alternatives to intractable challenges or systemic problems
  • Have ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Have demonstrated strong customer and partner relationship building skills

Education Required

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

Clearance Required -TS/SCI with Poly

Desired-Technical Degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, etc.) preferred

IC or DoD experience preferred

Experience desired with Agilent ADS, ANSYS HFSS, NI LabView, and MatLab,Phase noise analysis

Travel Required- 10% CONUS

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta 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).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-28 Expires: 2020-11-28

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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