RF Design Engineer - Lexington park, MD 20653 - US
Employer : AMEWAS, Inc.
Job Title : RF Design Engineer
Location : Lexington park, MD 20653 - US
Job Type : Direct-Hire / Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Clearance Level : Secret
Date Modified : 10-03-2023
Salary : (not listed)
Additional Salary Information : Commensurate with Experience
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) 5+ Years of Experience
Education Level : Bachelors

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RF Design Engineer

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking an experienced RF Design Engineer for the US Navy’s Integrated Combat Environments Division at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Patuxent River, MD. The Next Generation Electronic Warfare Environment Generator (NEWEG), is a tri-service modeling and simulation (M&S) program that will represent the modern (current and future) RF electromagnetic environment. The qualified candidate will act in a Lead RF Engineering role, having a mix of technical expertise and experience and motivated to achieve technical success on a complex engineering project.

The position of RF Design Engineer involves both research and development functions. The responsibilities include engineering design and analysis, interface development, prototype evaluation and testing, system integration, process and material review, failure analysis, progress reporting, design and program reviews, vendor and customer visits, and proposal preparation.

The incumbent oversees or performs design and development work for new or improved RF technologies leading to products which meet the NEWEG Program performance and cost objectives. This position will assess vendor designs, oversee development, and test leading-edge simulated radar and communications signal generation technologies. The individual will be given system design engineering lead responsibility for large portions of a geometrical and signal modeling subsystem. Additionally, the individual will participate in design and integration of interfaces to other NEWEG subsystems. The incumbent will coordinate primarily with supporting software engineers, systems engineers, and SIGINT analysts, and will be responsible for insuring that the overall design is adequately documented. Additionally, the incumbent shall interface with testing engineering, vendors, on-site and off-site customers.

All candidates must be US citizens and have and then maintain a current DoD SECRET security clearance, or higher.

Desired Qualifications/Experience
- MSEE or BSEE with a minimum of 5 years RF experience
- Strong RF Lead Design and Analysis Experience
- RF system design, component selection, procurement, and oversight of prototype hardware and firmware
- Familiar with current state-of-the-art RF source technology (DDS, fast-tuning synthesizers, coherent processing, wide BW devices, etc.)
- Highly Experienced in IDD and ICD development
- Real-time System Development Experience
- Experience in RF Digital Signal Processing
- Support System Architecture analysis, trade studies, and participate in associated engineering reviews.
- Actively participate in the development and review of H/W and S/W requirements documents, test/integration plans and unit testing.
- Determine processing, bandwidth and memory requirements.
- Partition design into control functions, geometry processing and signal state machine.
- Very strong writing, documentation, and speaking skills.
- Working knowledge of project management processes and procedures.
- Ability to learn new skills and assume Lead role responsibilities.
- Ability to work cooperatively in team environment.

About the Organization
AMEWAS Inc. is a small defense contracting firm based in the southern Maryland area – just a short drive south from Washington, D.C.!

Founded in 1983 as a consulting partnership specializing in electronic warfare programs, the company has since evolved into a closely held S-Corporation providing a host of excellent technical, engineering, administrative, and management services to the Department of Defense and its contractor base.

Because AMEWAS, Inc. is a closely held small business, we can easily recognize and reward dedication and longevity. Keeping our business smaller in size actually offers our employees an advantage. Every door within AMEWAS' corporate office is open. This means any employee can walk into the President's office. You couldn't find this at a larger company.

Benefits Package

AMEWAS Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer very competitive compensation and excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, paid vacation/sick/personal leave and discounted gym membership. AMEWAS also considers education and training important elements in both personal development and company growth and therefore offers generous education and training reimbursement benefits.