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Lead RF Communications Systems Engineer Staff Member

Lockheed Martin

Huntsville, AL
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Huntsville, Alabama:
This position is within the RF Systems group within the RF Payloads Center of Excellence and will primarily support the RKV missile defense program as the lead RF/communication systems engineer. The individual will participate in the architecture, design/development, analysis and test of the tactical and telemetry communication subsystems and their radios, antennas, and other active & passive components. Specific tasks may include:
- Develop RF link budgets and trade studies
- Develop and maintain interface definitions and resource allocations
- Perform analysis, modeling and simulation of end-to-end comms to derive requirements and verify performance
- Generate and maintain specifications at various levels.
- Develop and flow requirements from system/vehicle specifications to all affected RF subsystem, component, antenna, and avionics interfaces
- Develop design documentation to communicate comm designs to internal management and business teams, and external vendors and customers.
- Support the build, test and verification of RF and Communications hardware
- Interface with diverse subject matter experts and providers of various subsystem products and technologies
- Support new business and technology opportunities through proposal support and BOE generation

Keyword\\Phrases Include:
RF Engineering, Radio Frequency, Antenna Design, Microwave Engineering, Integrated Circuits, Satellite Communications, SATCOM, ASIC/RFIC/MMIC Design, MATLAB, and DOORS

Basic Qualifications
-Bachelors degree from an accredited college in Electrical Engineering or in a related discipline
-Development experience with RF Payloads @ S-Band, C-Band, and K-Bands
-Working knowledge of software defined radios, phased arrays, RF hats, power flux density, and EMI/EMC
-RF Cable and cable harness design experience
-Understands and can generate all parameters in a RF link and cascade analyses, multipaction and corona analyses, and transient analysis
-Ability and/or experience in providing technical leadership of a small team.
-Ability to travel up to 50%

Desired skills
-Certification and training as Certified Principal Engineer (CPE), Responsible Engineer, or equivalent
-Systems Engineering experience across various stages of a program lifecycle
-DOORS knowledge
-Experience using Matlab software
-Phased array and antenna design experience
-ASIC/RFIC/MMIC Design experience
-Power Supply design experience
-Faraday shields and gasket design
-Knowledgeable in FMECA and Reliability Engineering
-Knowledgeable in Thermal Design best practices
-Knowledgeable in Structural and Dynamic best design practices
-Knowledgeable in firmware development
-Can perform sneak circuit analysis

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Huntsville Alabama

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