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Sr. RF Engineer - Space Missions

Company name
Solers Inc

Greenbelt, MD, United States

Employment Type

Engineering, Telecom

Posted on
Oct 03, 2021

Valid Through
Jan 16, 2022

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We are seeking a Sr. RF Engineer to support multiple Space Mission projects for our NASA customer in Greenbelt, MD (GSFC).
As prime contractor on the Peraton Space Exploration Networks Services and Evolution (SENSE) contract, Peraton is responsible for the operation, maintenance, sustainment and systems engineering of NASA\u2019s worldwide satellite communication networks.  Join the SENSE team to support NASA programs that integrate with state-of-the-art RF satellite communications systems and technologies.
In this position, you will become part of NASA\u2019s return to the moon, support new earth and space science missions, and launch vehicles. You will be an integral part of a world class team that ensures NASA space-ground communications are reliable and meet mission requirements. Assignments will include a variety of engineering tasks such as system performance analyses using modeling tools and simulation techniques.

Develop system requirements and interface documentation
Develop system architectures and designs
Perform communications technology assessments
Communications analyses including link budget assessments to determine link availability statistics based on factors such as orbit dynamics, atmospherics, rain rates, and other link degradation factors
Dynamic link analyses, including using body coordinates and antenna theory and patterns
Develop written documentation and make presentations to peers and customer


A BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or other related technical engineering discipline, and 8 years of directly related experience; or a Master's degree and 6 years of related experience
8 years\u2019 experience in the following areas:

RF wireless communications systems definition and analysis, including link budgets
Experience with RF satellite communications systems parameters and their impact on RF link performance, including use of orbit simulations
Use of simulation software such as STK, MATLAB, or any other COTS or custom simulation software
Creating technical documents and delivering presentations

This position requires ability to obtain a DOD Secret security clearance, which will require a US Citizen and proof of citizenship



Familiarity with the NASA Space Network and the Near Earth Network
Ability to work in both a team environment and independently as a pro-active self-starter
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with attention to detail and accuracy while understanding broader technical issues
Excellent organizational skills such as prioritizing and completing multiple tasks within critical deadlines
Strong verbal and written communication skills

About Peraton
Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world\u2019s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the can\u2019t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.
EEO Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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