Unmanned Aircraft Systems Communications Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, an employee-owned company, is seeking a talented Communications Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Communications Engineer will join our team of engineers to perform analysis and study to advise our DOD customers with issues relating to the future of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) communications systems. Our team provides technical and academic counsel for government product offices to aid in product improvement and acquisitions. This ensures that our customers can maximize capability in a cost-effective manner as new, advanced communications capabilities are sought out.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, or Mathematics with >3.0 GPA

Effective written and verbal communications for team collaboration and reporting

0-10 years of experience in RF, digital, or IP networked communications

Test equipment experience (spectrum analyzer, signal generator, oscilloscope)

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.


Other Qualifications

The following areas of familiarity are desired

  • Unmanned systems data links familiarity
  • SATCOM and LOS communications
  • Frequency management planning
  • Spread spectrum concepts (e.g. DSSS, processing gain)
  • Networked data links (e.g. CDMA/TDMA, MANET)

The following technical skills are desired:

  • Digital Signal Processing and signal detection techniques
  • Link Budget Analysis
  • IP Networking
  • Linux (e.g. CentOS, Red Hat)
  • Antenna analysis


Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen 

Possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.


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