RF Analyst

Job Locations US-VA-Chantilly
Requisition ID
Position Category
Data Analytics / Intelligence
Top Secret/SCI w/Poly
Space & Intelligence


The candidate will provide analyst expertise support to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be an active contributing member of a security vulnerability and computer forensic analysis team. The candidate will provide Radio Frequency (RF) expertise to a United States Government (USG) customer and will be an active contributing member of a RF security vulnerability and analysis team. The candidate must be able to provide trending and pattern analysis support and will be responsible for reviewing operational traffic, researching unclassified and classified data sets, preparing target packages, and providing briefings and products for senior USG officers. In addition, the candidate will provide guidance, case management, and support to field collection operations. The candidate must exercise excellent social acumen and operational judgment and be able to respond quickly to high priority tasking. The candidate must understand the importance of using tradecraft to minimize exposure. The candidate should have a comfort level with speaking as s/he may be required to brief assessments at various forums across the Intelligence Community. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will:  

  • Conduct RF testing, forensics, and analysis using commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and/or customer provided tools, 
  • Support RF initiatives through both predictive and reactive analysis, articulating emerging trends to leadership and staff. 
  • Provide management with discrepancy reports and end user documentation.
  • Communicate daily with program managers, management, customer representatives, and end users to ensure delivery of quality products. 


Required Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in related technical field from an accredited college/university 
  • 16 years’ experience with development of RF platforms 
  • 16 years’ experience with electrical hardware design 
  • 7 years’ experience with RF waveform design 
  • 5 years’ experience with RF measurement and survey systems 
  • 5 years’ experience with using Matlab or X-Midas for the development and analysis of RF waveforms 
  • 5 years’ experience with scripting or programming languages to expedite testing or system analysis 
  • 3 years’ experience with triaging digital electronic and RF system component failures in a lab 
  • 3 years’ experience with RF and EMI characterization of digital electronic and RF systems in anechoic chambers 
  • 3 years’ experience with identifying detection, correlation, and synchronization vulnerabilities of a RF waveform 

 Desired Qualifications: 

  • Experience in red teaming of communication systems 

 BS Equivalent = Minimum 4 years of experience in related technical field. Experience used as equivalency for college degree must be in addition to other experience requirements. 

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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