Engineer: Radio Frequency (RF)

Senior RF Engineer


SRC, Inc. is currently seeking Senior RF Engineers to support full-lifecycle execution of programs and internal investment work with our electronic warfare (EW) Live, Virtual, and Constructive (LVC) business area. Because of the diverse nature of our work, we can accommodate team members with varying technical backgrounds. Your responsibilities will include supporting the development of advanced EW software applications in both factory and field environments. This position can be based out of any of our offices, working closely with our Systems Engineering teams in Syracuse, NY, Dayton, OH, and international offices.

SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity across our family of companies to deliver innovative, advanced defense solutions and products that are redefining possible®. Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories and facilities we build, the people we hire, and the communities we support. 

At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong.

In return, you’ll enjoy an inclusive work environment, receive a competitive salary, and experience a comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent of an employee’s compensation contributed toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and support the design, development, assembly, test, and integration of advanced radar and communication systems
  • Work within a cross functional team environment to include software radar systems, digital, RF, mechanical, and communications systems engineers
  • Perform requirements analysis; architecture trades; specification development; simulation and modeling; schematic capture; and hardware assembly, integration and testing
  • Perform component selection, design and characterization of transmitters, receivers, exciters, antennas, and RF feed networks on the bench and in an anechoic chamber
  • Provide technical guidance to program staff, junior engineers, and technicians
  • Provide leadership support and assist with technology roadmaps and IRAD proposals
  • Support business development with technical and cost proposals
  • Assist with professional and technical growth of the engineering staff
  • Prepare technical white papers, proposals, and customer presentations, and deliver presentations to senior management and our customer community

 

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering
  • 10+ years of electrical engineering experience
  • Enthusiasm for working with and building RF/microwave hardware in a dynamic team environment
  • Very strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Naturally inquisitive nature for how things work
  • Hands on experience with tools, test equipment, and circuit prototyping and evaluation
  • A detailed working knowledge of electromagnetics, antennas and microwave design
  • Experience characterizing antenna RF radiation patterns in an anechoic chamber lab environment
  • Experience with engineering design software is a plus (Sonnet, HFSS, ADS)
  • Experience coordinating engineering program management (EPM) activities is a plus

 

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in the design and development of complex radar, Active Electronically Scanned Arrays (AESA), antenna design/analysis, communication, and/or electronic warfare systems, including system-of-systems
  • Experience with digital engineering/digital twins
  • Experience working on a diverse mix of program types, from early research and development through full product development efforts
  • Experience with program planning and leading engineering team
  • Knowledge of configuration management
  • Experience interfacing directly with customers on a technical level
  • Experience with DoD / government contractor projects
  • Experience working with a geographically diverse engineering team

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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COVID-19 Policy:
President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, requires Federal contractors and subcontractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022. This requirement applies to all SRC, Inc. and SRCTec, LLC employees and its subcontractors. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or medical reason, can request a reasonable accommodation.

  • Location Syracuse, New York Fairborn, Ohio San Antonio, TX United States
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 10+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements
  • Travel % 10