RF Engineer - Early Career - Orlando, FL

Orlando, Florida
Feb 07, 2024
Apr 07, 2024
Engineering, IT
Job ID: 660828BR Date posted: Feb. 07, 2024 Program: Orlando / ADSW / JASSM / JASSM CON
Description:Lockheed Martin is seeking a RF Systems Engineer with RF design, analysis, and test experience. The RF Systems Engineer will generate modeling/simulations for advanced control systems, build and test prototype hardware in the lab, and collaborate with a larger team for flight hardware configurations. Specific duties may include assisting engineers with antenna modeling, RF System modeling and requirements development. The individual will work closely with systems and design engineers to identify key RF hardware requirements which meet mission needs and will construct models for simulation.
The RF Systems Engineer must be capable of utilizing a wide range of test equipment such as power supplies, DMMs, Oscilloscopes, RF Power Meters, Frequency Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, and Network Analyzers. Experience with MATLAB modeling is required.
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from accredited university in Electrical Engineering or related discipline.

Must be US Citizen with ability to obtain Secret Clearance

Candidate must understand smith charts, S-parameters, Dynamic Range, FRIIS transmission equation, and impedance matching

Demonstrate mastery of simulation and analysis tools. (MATLAB)
Desired Skills:
Support trade studies, presentations, proposals and related activities

Candidate must be able to calculate the system noise temperature of a cascaded network

Demonstrate a strong fundamental understanding of RF couplers and filter designs

Assist in the flow down of RF requirements to testable modular hardware and software

Understanding of antenna design, polar plots, phased arrays is of significant benefit.

Demonstrate a strong fundamental conical vs great circle cuts

Demonstrate ability to calculate polarization losses
Perform System Link Budgets for Telemetry, Flight Termination, Data Links, Range Tracking, GPS, SATCOM and etc.

Radar Analysis (Altitude, Search & Track and SAR)
Includes terrain & atmospheric absorption, function of time, environmental effects

Develop Radar and / or Communication algorithm
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you're invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: 4 yr and up College
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: RF Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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