Junior System Integration and Test Engineer

Professional Greenbelt, Maryland


Title: Jr. System Integration and Test Engineer                                           Job ID: # 325


Job Description:

Omitron is seeking a Junior System Integration and Test Engineer to join our team in Greenbelt, Maryland to support Space Network contract at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.


Specific areas of support include:

  •        Develop software to automate testing of current and planned modems
  •        Monitor and troubleshoot digital IF and baseband packets
  •        Configure and troubleshoot modem routers and switches
  •        Operate test equipment to evaluate modem performance
  •        Review requirements and interface control documents
  •        Develop test plans, procedures and reports
  •        Responsible for the development and execution of test code
  •        Integration of modems and test equipment, evaluation of RF signals, and configuration of network


Required skills:

  •        A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics or related field.
  •        Familiarity with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, signal generators, spectrum analyzers and network analyzers.
  •        1+ years programming language experience or related coursework.
  •        Ability to follow detailed work instructions and/or test procedures.
  •        Ability to learn and independently implement complex engineering algorithms
  •        Good verbal and written communication skills.
  •        Secret security clearance (interim Secret is acceptable) or the ability to obtain a Secret security clearance.


Desired Skills:

  •        An understanding of RF communications, various modulation and coding techniques, and signal distortions.
  •        Proficiency with Python.
  •        Proficiency with Wireshark and Linux.
  •        Proficiency with MATLAB and SIMULINK.
  •        Experience with or coursework related to software radio transport protocols such as VITA-49.
  •        Experience with or coursework related to the configuration of networks.
  •        A Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering.
  •        Proficiency with MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Visio, and MS Word.
 Required Experience:

1+ years programming language experience or related coursework.

Required Degree:

Bachelor’s in an Engineering discipline

Security Clearance Requirements:

Secret or Eligible for Secret (US Citizen)

Company Overview:

Omitron is an Aerospace Engineering and Information Technology small business firm headquartered in Beltsville, Maryland with a field office located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Since 1984, Omitron has provided excellence in engineering services and product development to government and industry customers for both civilian and military aerospace programs.

Omitron recognizes that outstanding people are the key to our success. Our goal is to select highly qualified and motivated individuals and provide them an environment necessary to stimulate and nurture engineering and business objectives. Omitron offers its employees competitive salaries, a full benefits package, and excellent career growth opportunities. We welcome talented professionals who wish to take advantage of the opportunities we offer.