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Tracking Code E10-DETO-18-1887-F
Job Code 18-1887
Posting Title RF Systems Engineer
Post Date 3/19/2019
Full Time / Part-Time Full Time
Travel Up to 25%
City Dahlgren
State VA
Country US
Description RF ENGINEER (E10-DETO-18-1887-F):

Bowhead is seeking an RF Engineer to assist our team in Dahlgren, VA with the technical and operational services in support of DE projects within NSWCDD E10. Specific activities within the scope of this effort include the application of DE system technologies, deployment, and operations of High Powered Radio Frequency (HPRF) systems for a counter improvised explosive device mission-set.

Duties for this position include:
- Assisting with the design, integration, and testing of the RF generation, transmission, control, and antenna components
- Assisting with the modeling and simulation of the RF system
- Assisting with the packaging and mounting of the RF components/system
- Assisting with the development and execute of intermediate, component-level, and full system testing
- Communicating with Government and other contractor technical SMEs and leaders
Requirements • Requires five (5) years of experience in design, development and implementation of analog and digital hardware and software related to RF systems.
• BS degree preferred; Masters of Science or greater in Mathematics, Physics, or Electrical Engineering (a BS may be considered based on experience level)
• Three (3) years of experience in the areas of signal generation, vacuum devices, high powered RF systems, digital signal processing, bench and/or system level testing of electronics components for U.S. Navy/Joint DE systems including pulsed power, RF, Radar, EW, Laser, and CIED systems and components
• Experience with RF system and platform integration is highly desirable.
• Exceptional communication skills
• Extensive experience with MS Office products
• Experience with Visio and/or SolidWorks highly desired
• Experience with Antenna and propagation modeling software programs and/or MATLAB and/or Simulink highly desired
• Experience with VNA and swept/Real-time spectrum analyzers a plus
• Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

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UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.

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