RF Electrical/Electronics Engineer III-IV (Must have a Security Clearance)

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-324228
    • Job Location: Arlington, TX
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 04/05/2022
    • Years of Experience: 6+
    • Radford Job Code: 05013
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Come be part of a team working on the latest advancements in unmanned aircraft.  Get to work on groundbreaking designs that will be the future of tactical aviation.  Perform a diverse array of engineering tasks related to the avionics design, integration, test and deployment of unmanned aerial vehicles.  Help develop the communication links that control our latest unmanned tactical aircraft and our family of unmnanned airiel targets..  Work in a fast-paced environment that rapidly develops and deploys state of the art unmanned aircraft to a diverse array of customers and applications.  Be a part of the future of unmanned aviation

 

Must have Current in-scope Security Clearance (investigation within 5 years) and held with a company in the last 2 years.

 

Works RF Electrical/Electronics design and development projects and provides solutions to difficult engineering problems.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

Specific Skills for this Position:

  • Antenna design/analysis

  • VSWR

  • Ground planes design

  • Radome design

  • Co-site analysis

  • Requirements analysis

  • Aerospace familiarity

  • DoD program experience

  • Wire harness design

  • Electrical loads analysis

  • Transmitter and receiver design

  • Coax cable design

  • Link Budgets

  • Manages effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.

  • Understands customer requirements and prepares designs in accordance with customer and derived requirements.
  • Prepares formal, controlled engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, specifications, parts lists, interface control documents, test procedures, etc.).
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Ensures customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports system testing, trouble shooting, and problem resolution. 
  • Supports flight testing, data reduction, analysis, and reporting. 
  • Prepares test plans and reports.
  • Follows safety precautions.
  • Ensures that the work area and equipment are kept clean.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.

RF Electrical/Electronics Engineer III

  • Acts as the Lead Electrical/Electronics Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director for electrical/electronics sub-assemblies and assemblies when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review and technical interchange material to customers.
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-II Electrical/Electronics Engineers.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Electrical/Electronics Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that electrical/electronics requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Monitors and reports on customer satisfaction in relation to projects.
  • Supports business development efforts both in preparation of quotes and proposals as well as sales efforts.

 

RF Electrical/Electronics Engineer IV

  • Acts as the Lead Electrical/Electronics Engineer per procedure for very complex projects as assigned by Manager that affect multiple systems, involve several suppliers/teaming partners, and require frequent customer interface.
  • Acts as Test Director when necessary.
  • Prepares and presents design review material in support of technical interchange meetings with suppliers and external/internal customers.
  • Plans projects and executes to the plan with attention to detail.
  • Provides direction and oversight, both technically and programmatically, to Electrical/Electronics Engineers.
  • Provides interface to other engineering design and development disciplines, ensuring that electrical/electronics requirements are addressed and satisfied during overall system integration.
  • Manages the engineering team’s effort and time within the budget and schedule provided for the task.
  • Reports project status periodically (actual budget/schedule vs. proposed budget/schedule).
  • Reports progress in meeting customer requirements periodically.
  • Mentors Level I-III Electrical/Electronics Engineers.

     

    Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned.

     

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None

 

 

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards.

  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors.

  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary.

  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules.

  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel.

    • Ability to travel as necessary to perform job duties.
    • Demonstrated passion for customer satisfaction.

 

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Each successive level of Electrical/Electronics Engineer builds on the identified education and experience listed for the previous level(s) of Electrical/Electronics Engineer. 

 

Electrical/Electronics Engineer III

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Note: BS in Engineering Technology does not fulfill requirement)
  • 6 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

     

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 3+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

     

    Electrical/Electronics Engineer IV

  • Requires BS degree in Engineering (Note: BS in Engineering Technology does not fulfill requirement)
  • 11 + years related experience in related engineering discipline.

 

Additional Desirable Skills:

  • 6+ years lead engineer experience in the aerospace industry.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and/or manufacturing  environment.

  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time.

  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones).

  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds.

  • Frequent outside contact with customers and suppliers.

  • May work extended hours or weekends.

  • Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

May travel to support new business development and customer maintenance and travel to other KUAS locations.

 

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Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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