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Senior RF Engineer

Company: Bowhead / UIC Technical Services
Location: Dahlgren
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:


Bowhead is seeking a Senior RF Engineer to support the on-going mission-set at the Naval Surface Warfare Center - Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD). The Senior RF Engineer will support and design training programs, assist with test and measurements, and will support multiple programs utilizing various technical department assets. Qualified Senior RF Engineers should have experience in the planning, designing, and overseeing of various engineering projects on a variety of platforms (land, air, sea, unmanned). Knowledge of RF equipment, RF test and measurements, Laser systems, and general mechanical knowledge is paramount to success in this position.

In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. All job offers in connection with a covered contract will be contingent upon providing proof of vaccination prior to your anticipated start date.

--- Five (5) years experience in design, development and implementation of analog and digital hardware and software related to RF systems.
--- Three (3) years experience in the areas of signal generation, vacuum devices, high powered RF systems, digital signal processing, bench and/or system level testing of electronics components for U.S. Navy/Joint DE systems including pulsed power, RF, Radar, EW, Laser, and CIED systems and components.
--- Experience with RF system and platform integration is highly desirable.
--- Bachelors of Science in Engineering preferred.
--- Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
--- Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
--- Shipboard testing, testing within anechoic and other lab chambers, and customized test set-ups and designs highly desired.
--- Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
--- Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Top Secret/SCI level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.

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Keywords: Bowhead / UIC Technical Services, Alexandria , Senior RF Engineer, Engineering , Dahlgren, Virginia

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