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Senior Scientist, RF Electrical Engineering

Palm Bay, FL 32907

Job Title: Senior Scientist, RF Electrical Engineering

Job Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Code: SAS20201601-39161

Job Description:

Responsibilities include technical and functional leadership to support programs, IR&D and departmental efforts across the Space and Airborne Systems segment.

  • Be accountable for RF design performance across the Space and Airborne Systems segment, and own the design and development process (including tools and process flows) for RF designs
  • Drive engineering productivity performance, improvements, and measures, and implement enduring corrective actions for design escapes by providing assistance and expertise to the Engineering Manager
  • Proactively collaborate with Engineering Managers across Electrical Engineering to support business demands across the Space and Airborne Systems segment
  • Provide feedback and coaching to mentees
  • Perform risk assessments on programs within the Space and Airborne Systems segment
  • Support pursuits and proposals in the business
  • Provide technical evaluation and oversight of program execution.  Lead technical issue resolution when required.  Participate and form Independent Review Teams to conduct technical review and oversight.
  • Lead department IR&D development and special project initiatives that drive technology advancements
  • Provide program support for RF Systems architecture
  • Subject matter expert to resolve design escapes at different sites across the Space and Airborne Systems segment
  • Travel required


    • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 15 years of related experience, OR, Graduate degree in Electrical Engineering with a minimum of 13 years of related experience
    • Active Secret clearance
    • Subject Matter Expertise in RF Design -- Minimum of 9 years’ experience with RF design tools and technologies
    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in leading/managing Electrical Engineers or Engineering designs
    • Experience in RF design analysis/simulation and design techniques
    • Knowledge of the design and performance characteristics and limitations of amplifiers, oscillators, mixers, filters, etc.
    • 7+ years experience and knowledge of lumped and distributed element design of common RF passive components such as power splitters, bias tees, filters, matching networks, etc.
    • Prior or current experience with cascade analysis of Gain, Noise Figure, Noise Power, Intercept Point, output power, etc.
    • Working knowledge of high-reliability and radiation-hardening design techniques


      • Advanced degree in Electrical Engineering is a plus
      • Demonstrated ability to deliver and sustain measurable results
      • Ability to coach, mentor and build relationships with external organizations
      • Self-starter; problem solver; customer focus
      • Ability to clearly and succinctly convey information and ideas, including strong executive communication and presentation skills
      • High expectations for sustained excellence for self and team members
      • Proactively seek feedback and initiative to continually improve
      • Exemplary planning and time management skills
      • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrable collaboration
      • Ability to articulate key message summaries to business executives
      • Able to self-start and solve problems quickly
      • Good organizational skills, excellent problem-solving skills, and a willingness to work with teams and individuals
      • Ability to learn new skills, meet deadlines, embrace new technologies, and follow process
      • High energy and proactive; ability to manage in a dynamic environment
      • Excellent communication, written and verbal skills
      • Active TS/SCI or TS-Equivalent preferred but not a requirement


Posted: 2020-05-18 Expires: 2020-06-17

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