Peraton Corporation

  • RF Spectrum/Communications Engineer w/Active Secret Security Clearance

    Job Locations US-MD-Annapolis Junction
    Posted Date 5 months ago(5 months ago)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    This position provides support to the Spectrum Planning Office (SPO) within the Defense Spectrum Organization (DSO) in the area of radio spectrum management and requires knowledge of satellite and terrestrial communications systems (including link budgets, electromagnetic propagation, general radio theory, basic orbital mechanics, database management, and development of complex communications algorithms), and knowledge of domestic regulations governing the use of the radio frequency spectrum and satellite orbits.


    • Work in a group that supports the DoD’s participation in the 10-Year Plan to reallocate spectrum in accordance with the National Broadband Plan.
    • Perform technical analyses and review of sharing studies performed by non-DoD entities.
    • Run analyses to determine if AWS-3 systems in a specific geographical area using specified frequency blocks can be accepted in an area where coordination with the DoD is required.
    • Work with software tools used to automate electromagnetic compatibility analyses, spectrum compression and sharing studies, or spectrum relocation studies.  Provide technical feedback to tool developers about problems encountered and how the tool could be improved.
    • Collect, codify, and manage technical data from multiple sources. 



    • Bachelor's of Science in Electrical Engineering, Math or Physics and 3 years’ experience or Master's Degree and 0-2 years’ experience. 
    • Experience with Satellite/Terrestrial Communications Engineering and/or experience working in a DoD environment is desired.
    • Familiarity with various 3GPP Specifications is desired.
    • Knowledge of Electromagnetic Interference analysis algorithms and mitigation techniques is desired.
    • Knowledge of Cellular/Mobile Networks and scheduling algorithms is desired.
    • Skill requirements are ability to design and run complex analysis tools, data management skills, and ability to work in a collaborative, team-based environment. 
    • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel) 



    This position requires the candidate to have an active SECRET level security clearance and to maintain the clearance.  

    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


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