We are seeking a Senior Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer in Greenbelt, MD to work on new missions that will broaden our understanding of the earth and our universe. The selected individual will support NASA programs that integrate with state-of-the-art RF satellite communications systems and technologies, analyzing communication systems, interfaces, and dynamic links between two spacecrafts as well as spacecraft to the ground. Assignments involve a variety of analysis and systems engineering tasks, including system performance analyses using modeling and simulation techniques.
The Senior RF Engineer will analyze communication links between prospective satellites and either the TDRS system or various ground stations, taking into account orbital dynamics and other physical effects. The selected engineer will determine if a design is feasible, and if not, what might be required to make it work.
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This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance candidate must be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.
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.
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.