Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Spectrum Engineering Operations (RESEO)
Alion Science and Technology
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June 19, 2018
DC AREA , D.C.
Computer Science: Computer Design and Engineering, Engineering and Technology: Computer, Mathematics
4 Year Degree
Alion’s Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Spectrum Engineering Operations (RESEO) offers a variety of work, from projects supporting international satellite coordination to countering IEDs to work with cutting-edge companies like SpaceX and Dish Network. We also know that while our work may be behind-the-scenes, it is increasingly important in a world that depends on well-coordinated, interference-free spectrum access.
RESEO has a uniquely “deep bench” with expertise in many aspects of spectrum and the wireless world, and work as a cohesive team under managers who care. At Alion work-life balance and flexible schedules are already in place. Our Annapolis Junction business unit has a voluntary turnover rate of 7.1%, compared to an industry average of 12.1%. Companywide, over 82 percent of employees report that they are satisfied with their jobs, a significantly higher rate than average. Among the areas where we excel are: opportunity to use our skills, relationships with managers and co-workers, and work-life balance. Our more experienced engineers and SMEs serve as mentors to train the next generation of talent, but they also look for reciprocal input on emerging technologies and support the pursuit of new ideas.
Leads projects and provides technical direction to and coordinates the efforts of engineers and technical support staff in the performance of assigned projects.
Develops and applies advanced Radio Frequency engineering theories, methods and research techniques in the investigation and solution of complex technical problems and projects.
Responsible for planning, organizing and conducting independent technical projects in support of the design, development, and testing of radio frequency (RF) and/or microwave systems architecture, components, circuits, or products. Includes antenna design, both reflector and array systems, frequency synthesizers, transmitters and receivers.
Supports senior technical level personnel and program managers in the planning, oversight, and execution of complex and advanced projects related to system and technical product development.
Typically supports multiple project activities and may support multiple programs within the organization.
Provides technical guidance and mentoring to lower level technical staff.
Assignments may require the development of improvements to current techniques and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a security clearance of an appropriate level which may be required after employment.
Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.
Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS.
Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 2 to 15 years’ relevant work experience. Master's degree preferred. Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for additional years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
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Big Ideas. Real Solutions.Based in the Washington, DC, metro area, Alion Science & Technology (Alion) engineers solutions for the United States Department of Defense across our six core capability areas. The solutions we provide to our clients are certainly important, but why and how we do what we do is the heart of who we are. At Alion, we believe that our first responsibility is to support and protect the men and women of the United States Armed Forces who risk their lives to defend us. Everything we do is grounded in that purpose, and we’ve been doing it for more than 80 years.Alion’s engineers, technologists, program managers, and other first-class experts are all part of an R&D heritage that continues today. We pair deep functional expertise with real-world domain experience to understand and support military readiness from the operator perspective. Our people are proven creators who bridge invention and action to turn big ideas into real solutions for a mission that’s bigger than just the bottom line. If you get excited about inventing new solutions or analyzing and solving real problems, then check out our challenging and exciting career opportunities.