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RF Systems 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.


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 devices, specialized digital modulations, digital signal processing, and state of the art communication processing techniques is 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.


Roles and responsibilities:

Performance analysis

Software tools including MATLAB, Simulink Toolboxes, Python, and test scripting

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


8 to 10 years experience with a BS degree,

6 to 8 years with a MS degree, or

4-6 years with a PhD.

Clearance- TS/SCI W POLY


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

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

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 just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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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 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 contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-03-31 Expires: 2020-05-01

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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