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Job #: R-00002399
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

The Mission Solutions Group at Leidos is pursuing a government contract with a classified customer in the National Capital Region which requires a Technical Lead/Electromagnetics Lab-RF Antenna Expert. This position will provide technical support to the customer's Electromagnetics (EM) Lab Lead, and will supervise assigned personnel in the Electrical Engineering (EE) support staff.

Primary Responsibilities

As the Technical Lead, the individual focuses on the identification and implementation of strategic improvements, and suggest solutions that are consistent with the customer's vision and mission. Coordinates with the customer on the prioritization of requirements and implementation of a schedule for all approved/accepted requirements. Ensures adherence to both Industry and customer standards and best practices, and compliance to any applicable board and reviews. Remains cognizant of respective day-to-day tactical issues, ensuring that the assigned staff is achieving required performance levels. Monitors and documents staff activities to help verify consistent processes and procedures are being executed.
As the EM Lab-RF Antenna Expert, the individual assists the customer in the following tasks, with support from assigned staff as necessary:
• Fabrication or repair of antennas and/or RF cable/connector assemblies
• Development, scheduling, delivery, and physical setup of new or existing EE, RF, and antenna intrinsic training courses
• Operation and maintenance of the spherical near field chamber
• Operation and maintenance of tapered far field chambers worldwide
• Development and maintenance of RF circuit measurement tools (load pull and noise figure)
• Development and maintenance of a FEKO antenna model library
• Interface with outside vendors for technical support or purchasing
• Provision of FOB experience to populate and test printed circuit boards by hand and with machine enabled tools

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelors of Science in Electrical Engineering or Physics
• 5 years of demonstrated experience in antenna design or antenna measurement chamber design and operation
• 2 years of demonstrated experience using Keysight Technologies brand RF measurement equipment to include, but not limited to, network analyzers (linear and non-linear), power meters, spectrum/signal analyzers, signal generators, and noise figure analyzers.
• Keysight Technologies Certification within 90 days of contract award
• 1 year of demonstrated experience / training in the operation of various electronic devices such as transmitters, receivers, power supplies, digital audio/video recorders, and audio repeaters and cellular devices
• 2 years of demonstrated experience working with a far field antenna measurement chamber such as a tapered far field chamber, an outdoor far field antenna range, or a compact range
• Demonstrated experience in the proper construction of RF cable/connector assemblies
• IPG J-STD-001 Requirements for Soldering Electrical and Electronic Assemblies certification or equivalent
• 2 years of demonstrated experience in one of the following antenna modeling software packages: HFSS, GST or FEKO
• Completion of FEKO training class provided by Altair Engineering or demonstrated equivalent experience
• 2 years of demonstrated experience working in a spherical, cylindrical or planar near field antenna measurement chamber or equivalent training
• Possess TS//SCI clearance (with poly) on contract start date

Preferred Qualifications

• Masters of Science in Electromagnetics
• 1 year of programming / architectural programming experience in Visual Basic programming language or equivalent training
• 2 years of demonstrated experience in Python Programing language
• Demonstrated experience in the proper use of the MITS Electronics Precision milling machine and LPKF ProtoLaser U3

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Electrical Engineering

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Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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