RF Communications Engineer

King of Prussia, PA
  • Job Code
    453394BR
Description:The coolest jobs on this planet or any other
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a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our
amazing men and women are on a mission to make a
difference in the world and every day we use our
unique skills and experiences to create, design and
build solutions to some of the worlds hardest
engineering problems. Our culture encourages
employees to dream big, perform with excellence and
create incredible products. We provide the resources,
inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and
courage to dream big, we want to build a better
tomorrow with you.

As an RF communications system engineer within our Space - Mission Solutions organization, you will design cutting-edge systems that provide mission-critical communications to users worldwide. You will:
- Work in a collaborative environment with Spacecraft and Ground systems engineers to develop technically complex systems
- Apply your RF/communications background to convert customer needs into total system solutions
- Perform high-level and detailed analyses and technology assessments to arrive at best-value solutions
- Assess customer requirements and derive functional and performance requirements for internal and subcontracted development.
- Support proposals for both commercial and government pursuits, and contribute to proposal writeups and cost estimates.
- Participate in technical reviews and quick-turnaround assessments on projects that align with your RF/communications expertise.
- Work in geographically diverse teams spanning both ground and space groups, in order to provide the best possible products for our customers.
Basic Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have at least 12 years experience in the area of RF/communications system design and development. Specific qualifications include:
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- 7 years experience in system engineering of large complex systems
- 7 years experience in RF/communications technologies, such as RF hardware, Software Defined Radios, advanced modulation/coding, and ground networks.
- Current DoD Top Secret clearance
Desired Skills:
Desired experience and skills include the following:
- 10 years experience in satellite communications engineering
- Strong analytical background with the ability to apply quantitative analysis to assess potential solutions
- Experience developing technical and cost inputs to large proposal efforts.
- Writing specifications for equipment throughout the receive and transmit chains of ground systems.
- Familiarity with industry trends in satcom communications, including advanced modulation/coding techniques, cubesats, and resilient networks.
- Familiarity with military communications systems and secure communications
- Familiarity with radar system design, optical communications, and phased arrays
- Able to lead small groups of engineers and work well in a team environment
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have at least 12 years experience in the area of RF/communications system design and development. Specific qualifications include:
-
- 7 years experience in system engineering of large complex systems
- 7 years experience in RF/communications technologies, such as RF hardware, Software Defined Radios, advanced modulation/coding, and ground networks.
- Current DoD Top Secret clearance
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.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martins 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.

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