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RF Engineer

Job Tracking ID:  KTTS-19-061
Location:   Sliver Spring, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  March 20, 2019
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Job Description:

Kratos is a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment that is team oriented and relationship driven to foster innovation and creativity. Our motto, "From Strength to Success," reflects our commitment to continually leveraging our technical and intellectual strengths for the ultimate success of our customers. The Federal Solutions Group is a leader in satellite command and control solutions provider focused on DoD, Civil (NOAA/NASA), and National customers.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for supporting technical support services in aeronautical, space, ground systems engineering, radio frequency, engineering analysis and associated disciplines. Will provide coordination support between system owners, users, and integrated product teams to assist in clarifying requirements and support design, development, test, integration, and operational transition activities. Will occasionally travel to remote work sites.

Must have experience in a Linux environment and have hands-on experience in troubleshooting and analyzing with basic RF and electronic equipment such as signal generator, spectrum analyzer, oscilloscopes, logical analyzer, evaluators, and other specialized equipment. Requires an understanding of basic wireless technology 3G/4G technology such as LTE, WiMax, UMTS, WCDA, GSM, etc. and be familiar with IT security accreditation associated RF systems.

Experience and Skills:


-Bachelors in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Physics, other related technical discipline, or equivalent field. Masters degree preferred.

-6 - 8 years of experience in RF technologies. Must demonstrate good understanding of entire chain of RF systems, including spectrum, antenna, transmission path, interference, modulation, MAC, and network topologies.

-Must be proficient in using manual/automated tools to assist in the performance of daily activities and assignments; have good verbal and written communication skills to work across functional teams; and have strong organization skills for developing and update existing project documentation and maintaining project records.

-Preferred skills include familiarity with NOAA/NASA/DoD system engineering technology; proficiency using software configuration management tools ARM, DOOR, JIRA, REMEDY; and proficiency in modeling RF environments using MATLAB and Python on a Linux system. DoC/DoD clearance desired.

-Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility.

-Position is located in Silver Spring, MD.

U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government Security Clearance is required.
Kratos Federal offers challenging work, an excellent environment, & great benefits! Kratos Federal is an affirmative action / equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity. We are committed to maintaining an inclusive environment and strongly encourage minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. Please, no phone calls, agencies or recruiters.


Additional Information:
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:  
Level of Education:   BA/BS
Starting Date :   ASAP