Polaris Alpha

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RF Engineer

RF Engineer

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Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret/SCI

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha was formed in 2016 through the merger of EOIR Technologies, Intelligent Software Solutions (ISS), PROTEUS Technologies and Intelesys. The Company has approximately 1,200 employees with major offices in Colorado Springs, CO, Fredericksburg, VA, Annapolis Junction, MD, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, and Alexandria, VA as well as customer sites both domestically and internationally. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best.

We are a one-of-a-kind mid-tier government contractor provides leading-edge capabilities to three emerging warfighter domains critical to the future of national security: space, cyber, and the electromagnetic spectrum. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

EOIR Technologies, A Polaris Alpha company, is seeking a RF Engineer to participate in on-going research and development (R&D) efforts at one of the Army’s R&D Centers of Excellence, CERDEC I2WD located in APG, Maryland.

As a member of the team, the RF Engineer will have opportunities to perform and influence emerging capabilities and systems for aircraft and vehicle survivability. The candidate will support the research, design, test, configuration and development of RF signals, RF countermeasure (RFCM) systems, Electronic CM (ECM) systems, and RF polarization techniques. Tasks include:
• Develop, design & implement an RF model system for field conditions in a laboratory setting
• Perform research on Digital RF, RF CM and RF polarization techniques and capabilities
• Perform Digital RF and RFCM modeling and simulations (M&S)

Required Skills

• BS (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering or similar field
• 5+ years’ experience in RF system design, development, engineering, test, evaluation, and data analysis of RF systems, antennas and associated equipment
• Demonstrated expertise in RF theory, antennas, hardware M&S capabilities
• 5+ years of electrical engineering experience
• 5+ years of experience in the development of test plans, procedures and schedules, conducting tests, and generating reports detailing laboratory and field tests/demonstrations
• Experience in writing test procedures and data analysis, including performance testing
• A thorough understanding of RFCM systems and subsystems
• Phased array antenna experience
• Understanding and knowledge of RF theory, radar theory, antennas, transmit/receive modules including polarization response
• Experience in the preparation of technical reports, technical briefings, technical drawings, performance work statements, system developmental schedules, performance specifications, and requirements documentation, and in presenting results to senior management
• This position requires the selected candidate to hold (or to be able to obtain) an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

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