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RF Engineer

Company: Actalent
Location: Manassas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Description: (RF Engineer)Actalent is seeking a RF Engineer to support ATLAS Program. The Client is adapting its ATLAS program prototype system architecture to a production form factor. This includes transition of prototype RF downconverter designs to more highly integrated designs using a 6U VPX form factor.Candidate works with Senior Technical Staff to adapt the prototype system final stage RF downconverter through a series of activities. This includes development of a two channel RF PCB with control interface to validate all RF performance and functionality, followed by updates to the design as well as extension of the overall design to an eight channel model including controller interface and PLL reference distribution network.Duties and Responsibilities - exp using Keysight RF Genesys - produce schematic capture and board layout designs for fabrication - produce Model & Simulation of overall performance including potential EMI issues - benchtop test of fabricated designs including gain, noise figure, compression and 3rd order dynamic range and overall spurious performance - follow best practices for RF and PCB development, integration and testSkills:Rf engineering, Rf design, fabrication, GHZ, radar, signal analysis, pcb design, spectrum analyzer, genesys, network analyzer, signal generator, oscilloscope, altiumAdditional Skills & Qualifications:Knowledge, Skills and Abilities- Experience in design, fabrication and test of PCB including best practices for EMI mitigation and robust power supply and power distribution.- Familiarity with lab test equipment and concepts (spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, signal generator, oscilloscope.)- Familiarity with RF design and fabrication up to 6 GHz a plus.- Familiarity with Keysight RfGenesys a PLUS Education/Experience- Minimum 5 years of experience in PCB design and development- BSEE, CS, or equivalent technical degree- This position requires the applicant to obtain and maintain a DoD Clearance.- Military expereince is a PLUSExperience Level:Intermediate Level

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We 're supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.
The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Actalent, Alexandria , RF Engineer, Engineering , Manassas, Virginia

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