Zel Technologies
  • 01-Jan-2018 to 04-May-2018 (EST)
  • Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, USA
  • Full Time

Must have an active TS/SCI clearance to be considered for this position

Contingent / Noncontingent X 

Job Summary: The Senior RF Engineer will analyze, evaluate, and test algorithms that are implemented in hardware and software in Space-based systems in order to provide support to DIA/ST/ATI-5C at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida. The Senior RF Engineer will also evaluate signal compression protocols to support all mission areas such as Military, Special Programs, and Commercial. Other job responsibilities include:

  • Systems requirements analysis
  • Signal processing architecture evaluation
  • Performance verification and validation
  • Analysis of ground networks, satellite antennas/transponders

Essential Job Functions:

  • The ability to understand and analyze satellite payload analog to digital interfaces.
  • The ability to understand of the inner workings of a system digital processor.
  • Familiarity with End to End System Architecture development
  • Prior experience performing system capacity analysis and optimization.
  • Prior experience in satellite system design
  • Exceptional candidates have work experience of algorithm development for the statistical analysis of signal parameter measurements utilizing techniques from Detection & Estimation Theory, Random Processes Analysis, and Communications and Information Theory. Candidates should also have knowledge of MATLAB for DSP using the related tool boxes.
  • Background with Radar Processing, DSP for mitigating/processing RF effects, Monte Carlo analysis or Phased Array/Beam Forming is a plus

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in Radio Frequency [RF] systems
  • Working Level capabilities in Excel and MatLab
  • High Level mathematics skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Ability to work diligently in a self-directed manner adhering to tight deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite

Education/Training:

  • BS Engineering OR 12-14 years experience in lieu of degree
  • MS Engineering desired

Special Requirements:

  • TS/SCI


Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
"This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60741.5(a).   This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities."

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