The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a RF Communications Engineer.
Apply communications theory and radio frequency (RF) engineering principles to the analysis, modeling, and simulation of digital RF communications links in support of the US Navy and other government sponsors. Work as part of a team to evaluate the performance of current and proposed contractor designs, and suggest alternative innovative design concepts where applicable. May perform similar tasks for systems analysis.
Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):
: Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related fields and at a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience. Knowledge of the fundamentals of digital RF communications, including modulation techniques and link margin analysis. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and be able to effectively interact with sponsors, management, and working group team members in a fast paced environment. Strong verbal and writing skills. Independent self-starter; able to work with minimal supervision. Ability to obtain DoD Top Secret clearance. May start with an Interim Secret.