Cubic Corporation RF Engineer (Contractor) in Huntsville, Alabama
Cubic Mission Solutions
Cubic Mission Solutions helps customers accomplish their desired goals through networked Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for defense, intelligence, security and commercial customers worldwide. As a leading C4ISR innovator, Cubic Mission Solutions provides integrated mission capabilities to solve our customers’ most challenging problems in secure communications, secure networking and C2ISR. Our solutions provide decisive advantage in the most demanding multi-domain environments with significant reduction in Size, Weight and Power (SWaP) and lifecycle costs. You will collaborate with a diverse group of talented professionals who are as passionate about their work as you are, and are committed to delivering only the highest quality solutions. We are an agile team and this means you’re empowered to deliver the best results, have the opportunity to influence all aspects of the business, and know that each contribution you make is significant. Don’t take a backseat. Join Cubic and be instrumental in driving the future of C4ISR.
Job Summary: Performs complex Electrical Engineering duties following designated standards and procedures. Works closely with engineering disciplines. Duties require application of engineering principles and techniques. May supervise subordinate engineering staff and lead design efforts. This job requires strong analytical and technical abilities and demands fast, but carefully thought-out results. This position typically works under limited supervision and direction. Incumbents of this position regularly exercise discretionary and substantial decision-making.
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: • Develops circuit, component, subsystem, and equipment interfaces and procurement specifications.• Designs digital, analog or radio frequency circuits, components, and subsystems.• Prepares design specifications, analyses and recommendations.• Performs circuit interconnection or subsystem prototype assembly.• Prepares design and operation objectives, specifications and resource needs.• Recommends test control, strategies, apparatus and equipment.• Supports the interfaces with customers, contractors and marketing vendors.• Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide required products or services.• Conducts in-house design reviews and technical meetings.• Prepares design proposal to reflect cost, schedule and technical approaches.• Monitors project status and progress.• Manages budget and schedule for electrical engineering tasks.• Keeps abreast of improvements in electronic engineering techniques.• Support prototype construction, debug and tests• Log, compile and evaluate engineering data• Write engineering manuals, procedures and reports• Analyze equipment to establish operating data• Develop logic flowcharts and block diagrams• May support on-site installation activities• May give work assignments and check work of technicians or design support personnel on a common project• May provide technical direction and guidance to Design Engineers, Technicians, or Design Support personnel assigned to work on a common project
Minimum Job Requirements:
Four-year college degree in electronic engineering or science discipline plus a minimum of five years experience or an applicable Master’s of Science degree and three years of related experience. Desired experience in designing, developing and testing hardware. Effective written and oral communication skills. Ability to use typical office automation products such as word processors and spreadsheets. Knowledge of customer needs and competing products. Mental ability to perform analytical work. Ability to prioritize work, complete multiple tasks and work under deadlines. Good interpersonal skills. May be required to travel domestically and internationally to include working odd hours, in-line with customer requirements. Strong leadership and control of the work process from beginning to end is necessary.
The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements. Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.
Cubic Corporation is the parent company of three major businesses, Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS), Cubic Global Defense (CGD), and Cubic Mission Solutions (CMS). CTS is a leading integrator of payment and information technology and services for intelligent travel solutions worldwide. CGD is a leading provider of realistic combat training systems, secure communications and networking and highly specialized support services for military and security forces of the U.S. and allied nations. CMS provides networked Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities for defense, intelligence, security, and commercial missions. All three of our businesses provide innovative technology and an integrated approach to systems and services for government and commercial customers around the globe. This integration ensures our customers receive streamlined operations and strategy, cost-efficiency and speed to market.
Cubic was founded in San Diego, California in 1951 and has since built a global reputation for enhancing customer value. With fiscal year 2016 sales of $1.462 billion, Cubic is proud to have a presence in nearly 60 countries and employs 8,500+ people worldwide. To learn more about Cubic please watch the video at this link:
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