AASKI Technology

  • Senior RF Engineer

    Job Location US-MD-Aberdeen Proving Ground
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/6/2018 10:39 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-2632
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
  • Overview

    AASKI Technology is a dynamic government services and solutions provider to multi-faceted Military and Commercial sectors. By creating a highly stable work environment centered on fulfilling our customers’ needs, AASKI fosters a challenging work environment for its employees. 

    Responsibilities

    US Citizenship and the ability to maintain a DoD security clearance required.

     

    The candidate will perform technical analysis in support of defeating existing and emerging RF and RCIED threats, as defined from user requirements. Design and develop new waveforms and computer algorithms to expand the capabilities of existing electronic warfare systems and simulated environments. Develop jamming techniques against RF threats. Characterize and exploit RF threat devices. Develop techniques to better detect and classify RF threats, and to reduce false alarms from misidentification. Conduct performance validation and/or regression testing of threat techniques, to include simulations, laboratory testing, and live system testing. Generate a functional design decomposition of developed threat techniques and initiate and define the process for implementation into the existing electronic warfare system HW. Interface with users to translate requirements into design. Prepare, maintain, and update relevant system baseline documentation and other technical reports. Perform independent reviews of deliverables produced by others (e.g. specifications, source code, test benches, verification plans, and technical reports). Develop new and maintain existing automated test capabilities. Operate, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain radio frequency (RF) simulation hardware and various infrastructure hardware systems used in software reprogramming of EW systems. Ensure compliance of the laboratory hardware maintenance program for simulation and other infrastructure hardware. Monitor Automated Test Equipment (ATE) laboratory hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) testing to ensure proper simulation hardware operation. Provide EW system project team members with technical assistance and training on the use of simulation hardware as required.

    Qualifications

    • Active Secret security clearance required
    • Bachelors’ Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering required
    • 9+ years of experience required
    • Must be a quick learner with strong analytical and problem solving skills, who is resourceful and able to work independently. Must be currently active in programming, designing, and coding with Lab VIEW, Test Stand, MATLAB, Visio and any other engineering software products
    • Knowledge of communication devices and components, wireless RF devices, modulation schemes, RF signal theory, and wireless communication network protocols required
    • Experience with RF laboratory equipment (e.g. real-time signal analyzers, broadband signal generators, arbitrary waveform generators, oscilloscopes, network analyzers, RF components, etc.) required
    • Prior experience in jamming technique development strongly preferred
    • Digital signal processing experience preferred
    • Strong Visio, PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Hands-on experience troubleshooting problems that occur with electronic RF systems at the component level.
    • Hands-on experience and fluency operating most general purpose RF test equipment; specifically, the use of Spectrum Analyzers, Signal Generators, Network Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Digital Multi-Meters.
    • The ability to write test plans, procedures, report documents and to carry out testing alone and as part of a team
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, resourceful, and able to work both independently and in a team environment
    • Up to 25% travel to CONUS Army bases required

    AASKI provides an excellent package of comprehensive benefits for full-time employees beginning the first day of employment.

    • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
    • 10 Paid Holidays; 3 weeks Paid Time Off.
    • 401k Retirement Plan with employer match.
    • Life Insurance and AD&D; Voluntary Supplemental Life Insurance and AD&D.
    • Long and Short Term Disability.
    • Flexible Spending Account.
    • Discounted Legal Service, Income Protection, Discounted Home & Auto.
    • And more!

    Experience working in a CMMI Level 3 project/business environment a plus for all open positions. US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a Security clearance required. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled. Solicitations/Advertisements for Employees shall state that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their veteran status or on the basis of disability. All employees of the Company are employed “At Will.” This means that either the employee or the Company is free to end the employment relationship at any time, for any reason, with or without cause and with or without notice.

     

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