RF Sensor Lead

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented RF Sensor Development Lead 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.

This position is in the Space Systems Division and will support a variety of government and commercial customers, including DoD and NASA. The selected candidate will serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) leading development of RF Sensors in support of a program team developing small satellites and satellite payloads. Successful candidate will support architecture development, link margin analysis, sensor design, component selections, specification development, and collaboration with customers and teammates.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited university
  • Candidate must have 10+ years direct experience in related role
  • Candidate must have experience developing RF link budgets, block diagrams, and schematics along with hardware experience with space-based software defined radios, transceivers, antennas, and amplifiers
  • Candidate should be familiar with industry standards for packet data formats, coding and synchronization, and modulation, such as Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)
  • Candidate should have system design knowledge related to UHF, S-Band, Ka-Band, and X-Band RF systems
  • Candidate should have knowledge of wireless communication technology, such as Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • Candidate must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

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

Other Qualifications

  • Preferred candidate will have a Master’s Degree or better in a related field
  • Preference shown to candidates who have experience supporting DoD or NASA programs
  • Proven ability to work well with cross-functional teams, showing excellent verbal and written communication skills, is preferred

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

In order to enter Dynetics facilities in the U.S. and to attend Dynetics events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated or have an approved exemption on file for COVID-19. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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