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RF Test Engineer, Radar and Electronic Warfare


Applications Engineer


Beavercreek, Ohio, United States


The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) has an immediate opportunity for a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer to join the growing EW division supporting key Air Force missions in Dayton, OH. In the RF Engineer role, you will be responsible for the planning, oversight, and execution of test events and strategies for complex RF systems and subsystems. You will work closely with contractor and government scientists, engineers, and experts to understand and define key test requirements and objectives. The successful candidate will have hands on experience in RF, Radar, and EW technologies and test, evaluation, and integration practices.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform research, development, test, and evaluation of complex radar and EW systems and associated subsystems/components

  • Operate RF lab equipment including spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, vector network analyzers, etc.

  • Design, develop, and implement integration and testing strategies for complex EW systems

  • Support the test and integration process by performing all necessary planning, design, development, and implementation

  • Participate in both lab-based verification test and test range events

  • Troubleshoot and resolve issues during the test and integration events

  • Effectively communicate with external and internal stakeholders

  • Provide robust documentation of test procedures, plans, results, and analyses

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Engineering (Electrical or related) and 8 years of prior relevant experience

  • Experience with writing and/or developing test procedures for EW systems and subsystems

  • Basic knowledge of RF, Radar, communications, and EW theory

  • Experience using EW hardware and/or software products

  • Ability to work, collaborate, and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary engineering team

  • Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new tools, methods, and techniques

  • Experience with EW and/or Radar Waveforms, Signal Processing Techniques, RF lab verification, test and evaluation, and engineering analysis tools such as MATLAB or Python

  • Willingness to travel

  • Must have ability to acquire a DoD TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • U.S. Citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD. in Engineering

  • Experience leading test efforts for DoD customers

  • Experience working on military test ranges

  • Experience with embedded systems (FPGAs, firmware/software)

  • Advanced knowledge of RF and EW theory

  • Existing TS/SCI clearance


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.