Electrical / Radio Frequency Engineering Specialist

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Oct 21, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Staff - 8947
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Electrical / Radio Frequency Engineering Specialist, Volgenau School of Engineering

The George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering seeks an Electrical Engineer with Radio Frequency (RF) communications specialization. This position will support an OSD research project that focuses on RF networking architectures for air, ground, space, and surface platform communications.

George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

Responsibilities: * Perform link analysis budgets between various RF components in a networking architecture including SATCOM, Line of Sight (LOS), and Beyond Line of Sight (BLOS); * Identify, consolidate and coordinate RF networking requirements from various subcontractors / participants regarding air, ground, and surface communications networking architectures; * Act as primary subject matter expert in RF Communication, including specifications and architectures to support complex RF and Antenna systems; * Conduct and document link budgets analysis for SATCOM and other RF systems; Required Qualifications: * United States citizen capable of attaining a United States Secret clearance; * Demonstrated related experience that includes: ** Satellite & RF communications / Cellular communications systems / Modern wireless protocols ** Radio Frequency (RF) system design ** Modern modulation schemes * Strong MS Office skills. Word, Excel, PPT, etc. ; * Proficient oral and written communications skills to ensure high quality presentations and reports; * Ability to work in a cross discipline, integrated product team environment. Preferred Qualifications: * United States citizen with Secret clearance; * Demonstrated related experience that includes: ** Satellite & RF communications / Cellular communications systems / Modern wireless protocols ** Radio Frequency (RF) system design ** Modern modulation schemes * Previous military experience; * Relevant Engineering Degree (BS) or equivalent combination of education and experience.

The position is a part-time, hourly wage position. The position may require travel within the United States to support program objectives. The position can be performed from off campus with approval from the Principal Investigator. This part-time position will report directly to the Principal Investigator, Research Professor Bill Roeting. Salary contingent upon qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date is expected to be October 1, 2018; or as soon as possible thereafter.

For full consideration, applicants must complete and submit the online application at https://jobs.gmu.edu for position WGD480 and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information. The review of applications will start immediately, and continue until the position is filled.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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