The successful candidate will assist in EW research, mission data development and mission data testing. The successful candidate will support EW system programming/reprogramming, work with EW system engineers to coordinate programming/reprogramming requirements, prepare validation and verification testing, participate in ground and flight testing and organize and participate in MD configuration control boards. The successful candidate will assist with the collection, recording, and post-test analysis of data generated during MD testing. The successful candidate will be required to travel.
Essential Job Functions:
Responsible for all laboratory EW hardware, threat simulator hardware and specialized test equipment such as real time spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, synthesizers, waveform generators and network analyzers.
Ability to skillfully program threat parametrics on the Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM) to produce high-fidelity radio frequency (RF) simulations of threat radar systems including ground based systems and airborne systems. In addition, these personnel program scenarios for static and dynamic testing of the EW equipment.
Attend TIMs, Design Reviews, MD Working Groups, Threat Working Groups and other meetings as needed.
Working knowledge of EW and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, computer software, threat warning, radio frequency (RF) jammers, threat analysis, foreign/US/radar/weapon systems, airborne EW computer software, avionics, systems integration, electronics engineering concepts, principles and practices applicable to a broad range of EW testing assignments. Candidates must be analytical, methodical and detail-oriented.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required
An Associate’s Degree plus 7 years of experience, a Bachelors Degree plus 5 years of experience or a Master’s Degree plus 4 years of experience is required.
Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.
Candidates must have at least 5 years of RF threat simulation testing experience.
Working knowledge of the CEESIM threat simulator.
Demonstrated ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations.
Applicants must have a working knowledge of computer systems and an understanding of Windows-based personal computers and Microsoft Office software and possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
It is desirable for a candidate to possess attributes to include previous experience with RF integration, EM spectrum management, antenna design, digital signal processing and demonstrate a high level of experience in modeling/simulation.
EW weapons systems development, test and evaluation, and systems engineering experience.
Knowledge of DOD test and evaluation methodologies.