Sr. Antenna R&D Engineer
We are looking for a Senior Antenna R & D Engineer, with a strong RF background to provide systems level expertise on technical tasks for contracts to develop new antenna/array systems for DOD EW, ISR, radar and communication applications.
Must be a US Citizen able to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance
M.S. degree in electrical engineering or related field with 7+ years' demonstrated experience in antenna/array systems research and development. A Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering or related field is a strong plus.
Hands-on experience in the analysis, design, prototyping, and implementation of antenna/array systems for military EW, ISR, radar and communication systems.
Background in development and analysis of advanced concepts for active phased array and broadband antenna systems. Working knowledge of military EW, ISR, communications and radar systems. Conformal and/or low-profile antenna and array experience is a plus. Absorber design and modelling experience is a plus.
High proficiency with 3-D full-wave electromagnetic modeling tools such as CST, HFSS, and Microwave Office, as well as simulation tools such as MATLAB, Simulink and other internally developed software.
Exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) and leadership qualities. Hands-on experience writing, winning and executing R&D contracts and grants for DoD and/or other US Government agencies. Technical experience working with the DoD and Defense Prime Contractors on contract R&D programs.
Support product development technical activities through the design, development and testing of prototype antenna/array systems.
Test antenna/array systems, analyze results in comparison to predicted performance and provide assessment of design, manufacturing process and performance. Support the contract R&D business segment by writing and winning proposals (Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) and non-SBIR).
Support the Program Manager in setting cost and schedule requirements
Develop trusted partner relationships with both Government and Prime Contractor SME's.