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Communications Engineer II

Cleveland, OH 44135

Communications Engineer

Electrical Engineer II

NASA Glenn Research Center

Cleveland, Ohio


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense.  Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5, in support of the GEARS contract at NASA Glenn Research Center (GRC), is currently seeking a Communications Engineer to support the NASA Space Communications and Networking (SCaN) program.  As part of this ongoing activity, GRC provides support that looks to the future to identify and promote new technology infusion into the SCaN network. Much of this work is accomplished through comprehensive assessment and analysis of new technologies presented in a Systems Engineering planning process to define concepts for the SCaN Program Systems Engineering (PSE) as well as other SCaN Divisions within the Program. These activities may include coordinating the assigned efforts with the SCaN Program and/or SCaN stakeholders at NASA Headquarters. Personnel working this area will also support a Surrogate Mission Team in needed studies or research initiatives.


In this position the qualified candidate will help with the research initiative to uncover and identify communications systems that can enhance SCaN capabilities. The candidate will provide assistance by researching technologies for Radio Frequency (RF) Communications systems for NASA Space missions. The work will involve communication systems assessments and analysis that supports new technology roadmaps for the systems engineering effort. These analyses will take advantage and use any experience the candidate may have with RF communication systems modeling and simulation to support the role of the new technology in the NASA SCaN program.   


Required Skills: 

  • RF Communication Systems Analysis background

  • Exposure to software applications for RF Communication system component and architectures Modeling and Simulation

  • Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) applications

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (ability to work interactively with technical peer group members)


Desired Skills and Experience

  • Exposure to/experience with NASA Space Communications and Networking (SCaN) program

  • Experience with RF Communication system component and architecture Modeling and Simulation     



  • Bachelors in Electrical Engineering, or other engineering disciplines with RF/Communications experience, and 2 to 5 years of experience or Masters degree with 0 to 3 years of experience.


*Must be a US Citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.

**Must be able to obtain and maintain the appropriate level of security clearance for the position.


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.



Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-13

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