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Microwave / RF Engineer
Job CategoryMA - Electrical and/or Hardware Engineering
Clearance LevelEligible to Obtain
LocationMassachusetts, Lexington
Req Code17:BC-D10-017
Job Description
Solidus is searching for a Microwave/RF Engineer to support  prototype and testbed design, development, fabrication, and testing.  Support is required with the design, development and implementation of the microwave, RF, and analog circuitry required for radar and seeker programs along with various test systems.  Additional duties will include Instrumentation Signal Interface Standards Verification and electronics mentoring.  The successful candidate will participate in the design, development and integration of high performance RF subsystems used in radar applications spanning frequencies from VHF through Ka-band. These include low noise receivers, frequency converters, exciters and transmitters. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to system design, component selection, layout, fabrication and testing. In addition to laboratory testing, some field testing and analysis may be required. 

The successful candidate will join a group that supports the United States Air Force (USAF) in many mission areas that include air vehicle survivability, vulnerability of USAF aircraft to weapons systems, electronic countermeasures and air surveillance for homeland defense.  In support of these efforts the group develops and tests with a number of prototype systems and testbeds that operate at various test ranges and onboard the group’s two airborne platforms.  

- US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a DoD Secret Clearance
- BS plus 1 year minimum experience
- MS plus 3 years minimum experience, or BS plus 5 years minimum experienceOR- PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience 
- Knowledge of and experience in designing linear, wide dynamic range RF receivers and waveform generation systems in VHF through Ka-bands   
- Experience with system design, component selection, layout, fabrication and testing 
- Experience with RF subsystem engineering with the ability to perform system level trade analysis of issues such as sensitivity, dynamic range, linearity and spurs 
- Experience with using common RF test equipment (e.g., signal generators, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, power meters, oscilloscopes) 

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