RF/Electrical Engineer (Deployable)

Employer
BTS Software Solutions
Location
Aberdeen, MD
Posted
Jun 14, 2019
Closes
Jun 18, 2019
Ref
151176956
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
BTSis seeking a deployable RFElectrical Engineer to provide engineeringsupport tothe Intelligence and Information Warfare Directorate I2WDThese positions will have OCONUS deployments up to six months per deployment Job Description Support technical intelligence TECHINT media exploitation MEDEX cell phone exploitation CELLEX electronic exploitation ELEX and other unique exploitation missions Conduct electronic analyses of target devices including functional analyses of the target devices understand and describe how the target functions from an electronic perspective basic signaling characteristics; voltage levels; electrical connections; electrical modifications to commercial off the shelf COTS hardware; logic states; operating frequencies; component configuration identification; operating profilesmodes; operation in noisy electromagnetic environments; and susceptibility Serve as subject matter expert in RF characterization Publish reports and briefings in order to present characterization information electronics vulnerabilities and exploitation recommendations Work with a team to respond to RFIs and determine best consolidated solutions to problems Design and implement characterization standard operating procedures SOPs and implement SOPs in daily functions Youll Bring These Qualifications Active Secret clearance and obtain a TSSCI BS Degree with 5 years or more relevant experience An understanding of RF communications with a particular emphasis on complete characterization of electronic circuits Extensive experience in electronics engineering Experience using benchtop RF equipment including Signal Generators Spectrum Analyzers Oscilloscopes and other equipment Perform standard RF measurements eg occupied bandwidth average power pulse width using the previous listed test equipment Experience in synthesizing and generating various types of RF waveforms using and arbitrary waveform generator These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have Experience in reverse engineering electronic devices from start to finish Experience in reverse engineering electronic components and circuit boards Experience supporting exploitation and modeling and simulation tool development Working knowledge of software defined radios SDR such as the Ettus B210 and x310 Able to interface with such units in order to transmit or receiver RF signals Basic Matlab and other basic programmingscripting skills should be able to apply digital signal processing techniques to communication signals Techniques include digital filtering sample rate conversion frequencyphase estimation demodulation carrier recovery timing recovery channel equalization pulse shaping and forward error correction Experience working with embedded systems such as Arduino and writing programs leveraging the SPI bus to configure and analyze various chipsets