RF Systems Engineer - Military veterans preferred

SAIC (www.saic.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


SAIC is looking for a RF Systems engineer to support a dynamic program in Chantilly, Virginia. The position requires a working knowledge of RF systems, to include remote sensing and/or radars, an ability to assist the customer with defining RF system requirements, supporting concept development for new capabilities, the ability to create models to analyze RF channel performance, and an understanding of a systems “end to end” performance. This position requires an active TS/SCI wtih Poly to start. 


Specific duties include:

· Perform RF system analysis.  Evaluate expected performance against mission needs. Track, monitor, analyze, and provide recommendations for RF system enhancements

· Support development of mission products that demonstrate the value of systems and help guide investigation / prioritization of new capabilities.

· Identify any needed technologies and future implementations that meet key user needs.

· Supports development and verification of RF payloads  

·  Assist in requirements definition, analysis and engineering, system architecting, system analysis and design, interface and data architectures, validation and verification, systems integration, and system & operational performance analysis.

· Plans and executes modeling and simulation systems development projects. Designs and develops simulation systems and modeling of simulation objects.



TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.


· 9+ years of experience

· Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

· Previous experience developing RF  models

· Previous experience in RF system design

· Excellent interpersonal, , team building and problem solving skills

· Experience in NRO, IC, and DoD satellite programs



  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering 
  • Understanding of and experience with standard systems engineering practices to include systems architecture, analysis and dynamics and system and subsystem characterization 
  • Understanding of satellite systems and architectures 
  • Understanding SIGINT fundamentals 
  • Previous experience in the program office


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.