• RF System Engineer

    Location US-VA-Chantilly
    Posted Date 1 week ago(6/11/2018 4:16 PM)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
    Job Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering.

    Learn more at https://noblis.org/

    Why work at a Noblis company?
    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.

    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Over the past two decades, Noblis has consistently earned wide recognition:

    1. Best Employer:  We have been a Washington Post “Top Workplace” for 4 consecutive years including the last three among the top 10. We’ve also been recognized by Glassdoor “Best Medium-Sized Company to Work For” for 2 years, and many awards in previous years 
    2. Business Ethics and Integrity:  A “World’s Most Ethical Company” for 6 years by Ethisphere Institute, Finalist at the Greater Washington Government Contractor Awards 
    3. Leadership and Innovation:  CEO Amr ElSawy was selected to Executive Mosaic’s annual Wash 100 List, CEO Amr ElSawy named as a “Tech Titan” by the Washingtonian Magazine, Noblis CTO recognized as a trending 40 CIO in the DC Area.

    Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.



    Noblis is searching for a System Engineer with RF, DSP or satellite communications experience and a Top Secret SCI clearance in Chantilly.


    We require a Systems Engineering SETA with a focus in end to end system design, radio development, contract execution and system testing.  This will include requirement collection and definition for a diverse customer set, evaluation of technical proposals, navigation of procurement processes, shepherding new contracts, and execution of industry surveys, management of multiple vendor efforts and document preparation and review. This person will also assist in the coordination of deployment and system activation activities, including integration and testing support.


    Roles and Responsibilities:

    Position requires strong system engineering perspective and leadership skills to support a government team in technical coordination, risk assessment, progress tracking, and implementation trades. You will support oversight of development contractor activities, including planning of verification and test activities, and test witnessing. This role requires outstanding oral and written communication skills, proven leadership ability, and a strong desire to work in a dynamic team environment. Must be highly skilled in Excel, PowerPoint and Project to support program activities. Position requires nominally 10% domestic travel.


    Required Qualifications:

    • Must have and maintain a current and active Top Secret SCI clearance and have the ability to obtain a CI Polygraph
    • BS in engineering or science discipline related to physics, engineering, or mathematics
    • Familiarity with one or more of the following: RF engineering, Radio systems, VSAT systems, Satellite communications, Digital Signal Processing, handheld radio devices
    • 10 years in a systems engineering role with a demonstrable knowledge of systems engineering
    • Experience writing requirements documents, test plans, standard operating procedures and other common engineering documents
    • Ability to communicate very technical subjects to a diverse audience of senior decision makers with varying levels of technical expertise
    • Experience  with deployed  IC architectures
    • Experience managing programs and technical studies using government acquisition processes
    • Ability to recognize requirements based on the organization's mission and vision


    Desired Qualifications:

    • Knowledge and experience with RF technologies, applications, and performance metrics
    • Significant experience and knowledge related to field testing efforts
    • Demonstrated experience managing requirements across a diverse set of customers
    • Minimum of 5 years recent or current experience in system or software development, operations support, or other direct support to the intelligence community (IC)

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