RF Systems Engineer Sr. / Orlando, FL

Orlando, Florida
Oct 24, 2023
Dec 23, 2023
Engineering, IT
Job ID: 654023BR Date posted: Oct. 24, 2023 Program: Orlando \\ ADSW \\ O600 Core \\ O600 DIR
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking an RF Systems Engineer to support the integration and evaluation of RF systems into missiles platforms. The RF Systems Engineer will support the completion of trades, testing, and system performance analysis. The RF Systems Engineer will also be responsible for the integration and test of the RF system into the platform or test range to validate that the system meets performance. This role also includes supplier interaction and management. Up to 25% travel may be required. The engineer must have an active SECRET clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.
Essential tasks for this key role include:
- RF system-level modeling, analysis, simulation and trade study execution
- Generation of RF system requirements
- Supporting the development of RF system verification and validation testing requirements and plans
- Oversee the build and assembly of hardware and test fixtures
- Analysis of test data to include signal post-processing, visualization, and comparison with modeled data

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.

The Locale: Orlando is a city in the Central Florida area. This region is a great place to live and to raise a family. Central Florida offers lots of attractive residential housing options. The Greater Orlando metropolitan area is the sixth-largest metro area in the southeastern United States. The climate here is warm and sunny all year long for the most part. Orlando is home to Walt Disney World, Universal Studios Florida, and SeaWorld. Orlando is also home to the second largest University in the US, the University of Central Florida (UCF).

Where can you get to from Orlando? Orlando is located about an hour from Cocoa Beach and the "Space Coast" including NASA and the Kennedy Space Center. Tampa is about 1.5 hours from Orlando. West Palm Beach is about 2.5 hours to the south and Jacksonville is about 2 hours to the northeast. Atlanta, GA is 6 hours to the northwest.

Basic Qualifications:
- Must be U.S. Citizen with the active DoD Secret clearance prior to start.
- Basic understanding of radar concepts
- Basic understanding of electromagnetics and antenna concepts
- Experience defining RF system and interface requirements
- Experience performing data analysis, data reduction, and creating visualization tools using MATLAB or another programming language.
- Experience defining or reviewing RF system verification and validation techniques.
Desired Skills:
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in Engineering or a related discipline, with 5 years of professional experience; or 3 years of professional experience with a related Master's degree.
- Experience creating and performing system-level RF link budget analysis
- Experience with missile system development
- Experience in systems development, integration, and production
- Development of system-level test plans/procedures and associated reviews focused on data analysis and findings
- Experience with RF test equipment such as spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and signal generators
- Good verbal and written communication skills for sharing technical data with peers, leaders, and customers.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They're dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: RF Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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