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Company: COLSA Corporation
Location: Huntsville, AL
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Manufacturing, Engineering, Aerospace


General Summary

The RF Engineer in this role will provide program support to military customers while working in an experienced team environment developing and exercising RF and antenna models within simulations. Develops and expands RF modeling simulation software within a mature C++ environment and hardware-in-the loop test facilities. Performs system of system analysis. Provides technical leadership to small mixed-discipline teams.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential functions)

  • Determine the performance of RF communication links and create link budgets using analytical methods or by applying analysis to simulation tools.
  • Participate in Systems requirements reviews, Preliminary & Critical Design Reviews, Technical Interchange Meetings and peer reviews.
  • Perform RF interference and compatibility analyses, RF coverage analyses, and Power Flux Density analyses for Space based communication systems.
  • Perform analyses using software such as Matlab, Simulink and Excel.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • May provide work leadership to lower level employees

Skills that are strongly preferred: Antenna Theory and Modeling

  • FEKO Antenna Analysis
  • General systems theory
  • Deterministic and random signal processing
  • Control systems
  • RF modulation/communication/tracking
  • RF transmitter/receiver theory and operational experience (e.g., software controlled RF devices)
  • C/C++
  • MATLAB/Simulink, Python
  • Deterministic and random signal processing
  • Ability to prepare and compose technical reports and briefings
  • Ability to effectively deliver technical briefings

At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our “Family of Professionals!” Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum of 10 years related experience
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance (US Citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Direct experience in Radio and Microwave Frequency antenna design
  • Direct experience in setting up Wireless Networks and Wireless antennas
  • Direct experience with Electromagnetic Frequency antennas

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

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