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Radio Frequency Spectrum Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer


Dahlgren, Virginia, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking well-qualified candidates to join our team in Dahlgren, VA supporting NSWCDD H10 Asymmetric Systems Integration Team support the Marine Corp Warfighting Lab (MCWL) sponsored projects as an RF / Spectrum Systems Engineer.

In this role you will:

  • Perform RF/Spectrum Engineering with IP connected environment across wireless tactical networks:

    • Perform communications systems engineering including waveform development, networked systems and transmission systems deployment.

    • Perform spectrum and frequency management, system design and verification of system performance.

    • Conduct technical analyses, trade studies, market research and draft white papers and written reports as required.

  • Perform Systems Engineering evolutions:

    • Refine system requirements; review requirements traceability and cross-reference matrices.

    • Develop and review program engineering documentation (Systems Engineering Plan, Test and Evaluation Master Plan etc.).

    • Prepare, schedule and conduct System Engineering Technical Review (SETR) events.

  • Perform Program Acquisition support evolutions by supporting the Program Management Office(PMO):

    • Develop acquisition programmatic artifacts (Statement of Work, Specifications etc.)

    • Review developer deliverables, progress reports, and logistic support performance

    • Develop Government developed Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs and support Engineering Review Board and Configuration Change Board events and products.

Compensation & Benefits

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $100,000 - $125,000 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

This position includes a competitive benefits' package. For more detailed information on our Benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum please visit our careers site:

Minimum Requirements

  • U.S. citizenship
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Willingness to travel to test events at USMC locations. Travel not to exceed 50%.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or related scientific field and 5+ years of job-related experience (or equivalent)
    • Job-related experience includes:
      • System requirements definition, initial design of any system under consideration, detailed system development, alternatives investigation and continuing assessments related to the system under development, detailed system test, integration, operation and eventual system retirement.
      • Experience with the analysis of hardware specifications to resolve complex problems in the development of laboratory systems, detailed interface descriptions of the systems, and future requirements planning.