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Senior RF Systems Engineer - Space Missions

Advertiser
Peraton
Location
Greenbelt, Maryland, United States
Rate
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Peraton is seeking Senior RF Systems Engineers to join our team in Greenbelt, Maryland to support our Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract at the NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. The successful candidate will be responsible for systems engineering activities associated with the development of NASA communications ground systems in support of new human spaceflight programs and initiatives and NASA science missions, to include radio frequency (RF) communications analysis. This position also involves being a part of a dynamic team executing concurrent planning and execution to meet high-priority national timelines for missions.

What you'll do…

* Develop systems engineering-related documentation including:
* Requirements documents
* Specifications
* Interface Control Documents
* Validation & Verification Plans

* Plan and execute end-to-end systems integration
* Perform analysis, design, and development of ground systems
* Perform RF communication system performance analysis
* Lead and perform trade studies

You'd be a great fit if you have…

* A Master's degree in engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics
* At least 15 years of experience in the analysis, design, and development of communications systems, to include RF communications analysis

It'd be even better if you have…

* Prior experience working with NASA programs and projects
* Prior experience working with Department of Defense and/or Intelligence Community organizations
* The ability to work under challenging timelines with ambiguity
* Prior experience with mission integration
* Prior experience leading and performing trade studies associated with ground systems
* Prior experience coordinating and directing the work of peers

What you'll get…

* An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching
* Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays
* Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
* Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing
* Paid maternity and paternity leave
* Company-paid infertility treatments
* Cross-training and professional development opportunities
* The ability to influence major initiatives

SECURITY CLEARANCE

This position requires the candidate to be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance. In order to obtain a clearance you need to be a US Citizen and show proof of citizenship.

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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