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Radio Frequency Antenna Engineer

Company: Booz Allen Hamilton
Location: King George
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Number: R0157019

Radio Frequency Antenna EngineerThe Opportunity:As a Radio Frequency Antenna Engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to developing high power RF systems that can propagate the appropriate energy specifications. We're looking for an engineer who can use their skills to help conceptualize and build prototype and developmental capabilities and systems for our DoD clients.At Booz Allen, you'll use your engineering skills to transform the Department of Defense (DoD), specifically Directed Energy initiatives. Our team designs, develops, and integrates high power microwave and RF systems to aid in our warfighters defense posture in various theaters of operation. That's why we need you, an RF Antenna engineer who specializes in research and development (R&D) to help us design and develop Directed Energy capabilities.On our team, you'll conduct research on state of the art, evaluate and analyze COTS and GOTS equipment, and consider integration potential into other subsystems. You'll impact DoD, and specifically the US Navy by developing prototype systems and developing experiments to ascertain functionality and performance. This is a chance to use your antenna knowledge skills while gaining experience in R&D, rapid prototyping, and test and evaluation of novel systems and architectures. Take on exciting challenges in Engineering and Science with us as we continue to be the tip of the spear for the Navy's Directed Energy endeavors that better defend our nations warfighters.Join us. The world can't wait.You Have:

  • 5 years of experience in researching, analyzing, designing, or fabricating novel antenna systems through the application of state-of-the-art modeling and simulation tools and advanced prototyping techniques
  • 3 years of experience in theoretical or experimental evaluations and verifications of antenna system performance
  • Experience with performing modeling and simulation in tools such as, COMSOL and CST
  • Knowledge of techniques and solutions that can be applied to improve size, weight, and power such as SWaP
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or ScienceNice If You Have:
    • Experience in a Research, Development, Test, & Evaluation (RDT&E) environment including in industry, academia, or government
    • Knowledge of high-power RF or microwaves
    • Knowledge of near-field antennas and electromagnetics
    • Knowledge of a wide array of antenna types such as slotted waveguides and helical
    • Ability to work independently as well as part of a multi-disciplined technical team
    • Bachelor's degree in Science, Electrical Engineering or PhysicsClearance:Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.Create Your Career:Grow With UsYour growth matters to us-that's why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like , tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.A Place Where You BelongDiverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you'll build your community in no time.Support Your Well-BeingOur includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we'll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life-at work and at home.Your Candidate JourneyAt Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. so you'll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.CompensationAt Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen's benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual's particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $58,300.00 to $133,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen's total compensation package for employees.Work ModelOur people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.
      • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you'll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
      • If this position is listed as onsite, you'll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.EEO CommitmentWe're an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change - no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.ID17-G

Keywords: Booz Allen Hamilton, Alexandria , Radio Frequency Antenna Engineer, Engineering , King George, Virginia

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