Senior Rf/Microwave Engineer

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Posted by: KeyW on Dec 03, 2018


Washington, DC

Job Description:

The Senior RF/Microwave Engineer will design, build, and test receivers, transmitters, transceivers, and antennas for use in Naval Electronic Countermeasure (ECM) systems at operating frequencies from UHF to millimeter wave (0.1 - 40 GHz). The engineer must be able to simulate the performance of the RF circuits in microwave CAD simulation software, automate laboratory testing using MATLAB, layout the microwave circuits in 3D CAD software, and interface with vendors to manufacture the prototype article. The engineer must also be proficient in the measurement of antenna characteristics in a compact antenna range.


Education: MSEE

* Minimum 20 years' experience in the design and fabrication of RF receivers, transmitters, and antennas, from UHF to 40 GHz (millimeter wave) frequencies, for use in Naval Electronic Countermeasure (ECM) systems.
* Proficient in the operation of an antenna measurement system, such as a compact antenna range, to measure antenna radiation patterns
* Proficient in SolidWorks CAD software for the design and fabrication of microwave RF circuits
* Proficient in the use of MATLAB and the Instrument Control Toolbox to perform automation of laboratory experiments
* Proficient in the use of microwave Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software such as: ADS, Genesys, HFSS, or similar

About the Organization
KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun-because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

This position requires a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation.

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About KEYW Corporation

KEYW is an adaptable, powerfully capable company whose members have made many important, creative contributions to science, defense, space and the intelligence community. We take pride in these contributions to security and the quality of life. Even more, we are grateful to our customers for entrusting critically important tasks to us. The people of KEYW take on new challenges with confidence and commitment. We are an unbeatable team with the technical, management and financial capacity to perform the tough assignments of the future. KEYW is building a "total solutions company" that will be more agile than larger competitors and will focus on solving the “hard problems”. Our operating philosophy is to be responsive, agile, and focused on solving our customers’ difficult problems. Our core capabilities include: hardware and software development, system integration, test and evaluation, field support, computer and network operations, information security and specialized training. Our success is due in large part to our commitment to more than just do work for our customers, but instead to partner with them at every conceivable level. While such partnerships bring programmatic success, we measure ourselves by the real-world impacts and successes these partnerships have and will achieve.

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