EMI / TEMPEST Engineer

$120K - $160K
Posted on 10/03/17 by Jay Modi
Confidential Company
Taunton, MA
Aerospace / Defense
$120K - $160K
Posted on 10/03/17 Jay Modi

·        Company is seeking an experienced EMI/TEMPEST Engineer with a strong background in TEMPEST.

·        Experience with High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and Lightning is also desirable.

·        As a senior member of the EMI/TEMPEST team the candidate will perform EMI and TEMPEST design, analysis and testing tasks for a wide variety of tactical communications systems and ruggedized communications and computer equipment for military applications.

·        Products range from tabletop subsystems to large complex vehicular systems.

 

TEMPEST Engineer tasks include:

·        Review of customer requirement specifications for TEMPEST requirements for new product proposals

·        Participate in design reviews and provide detailed, cost effective, TEMPEST design guidance required for compliance with TEMPEST standards

·        Work closely with product development teams for qualification of products to NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-92, CNSSAM TEMPEST 01-02, and CNSSAM TEMPEST/1-13

·        As a CTP, or under supervision of a CTP, perform TEMPEST testing

·        Troubleshoot problems as needed and recommend cost effective solutions with minimal design impact

·        Prepare TEMPEST Control Plans, Test plans and Test reports

·        EMI/EMC tasks include:

·        Review of customer requirement specifications for EMI/EMC requirements for new product proposals

·        Prepare EMC Control Plans and participate in design reviews to provide detailed design guidance on filters, shielding of ventilation, gaskets, transient protection needs, cable shielding, etc.

·        Provide cost effective design guidance needed for compliance with military EMI/EMC standards.

·        Determine the need for transient protection for electromagnetic threats including HEMP, Lightning, MIL-STD-1275, Directed Energy weapons, etc.

·        Use Electromagnetic modeling tools such as FEKO, CTS, etc. in support of EMI/HEMP/Lightning design

·        Perform EMI testing and troubleshoot EMI problems as needed and recommend cost effective solutions with minimal design impact

·        Prepare EMI test plans and reports

 

Required skills include:

·        Ability to provide detailed EMI and TEMPEST design guidance

·        Familiarity with military EMI/EMC standards including MIL-STD-461, MIL-STD-464, etc

·        Perform testing in accordance with MIL-STD-461

·        Familiar with TEMPEST/1-92 and CNSSAM TEMPEST 01-02 measurements and testing

·        Familiarity with test equipment such as oscilloscopes, EMI/TEMPEST receivers, Spectrum and Network analyzers, etc.

·        Familiarity with test equipment control programs such as HPVEE and/or TILE

·        Candidate must be able to work independently, communicate clearly and effectively with internal employees and customers

·        Candidate must be a Certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP) or have the background to apply and obtain certification

·        Demonstrated mastery of practical engineering application

 

Preferred skills

·        Certified TEMPEST Professional (CTP) is preferred. Non-CTP candidates should have the background to apply for and obtain certification

·        Design experience with High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) and Lightning.

·        Department of Defense Secret clearance required at time of hire. 

·        The selected candidate must be able to obtain a Top Secret within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire.

·        Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government securityinvestigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

·        Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required

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