RF Threat Simulation Operator in Niceville, FL at DCS

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

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Job Description

The successful candidate will assist the 350th Spectrum Warfare Group (350 SWG), at Eglin AFB, Florida. The 350 SWG is the technical focal point for all electronic warfare (EW) support of warfighter systems for the Combat Air Forces (CAF) fighter, bomber, airborne surveillance and helicopter platforms. 

The successful candidate will support EW system programming/reprogramming, work with EW system engineers to coordinate programming/reprogramming requirements, prepare validation and verification testing, participate in ground and flight testing and organize and participate in mission data configuration control boards (MDCCB). The successful candidate will assist with the collection, recording, and post-test analysis of data generated during mission data (MD) testing. 

Essential Job Functions:

Ability to skillfully program threat parametrics on a variety of radio frequency (RF) Environment Simulator(s).  These include the Advanced Architecture Phased Amplitude and Time System (A2PATS), Advanced Multiple Environment Simulator (AMES), Combat Electromagnetic Environment Simulator (CEESIM), Joint Service Electronic Combat System Tester (JSECST), Next Generation Electronic Warfare Environment Generator (NEWEG), etc.  Each of these systems will be used to produce high-fidelity RF simulations of threat radar systems including ground-based and airborne systems. In addition, these personnel program scenarios for static and dynamic testing of the EW equipment.

Determine and assign intelligence threat definitions for complex programming parameters with emphasis on threat radar systems. 

Conduct detailed analysis and interpolate data from intelligence sources used for programming complex threat models and simulations. 

Conduct peer reviews of A2PATS files, post-test simulation results, and building of threat scenarios. 

Attend Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), design reviews, Mission Data Working Groups (MDWGs), Threat Working Groups (TWGs) and other meetings as needed. 

Working knowledge of EW and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, computer software, threat warning, RF jammers, threat analysis, foreign/US/radar/weapon systems, airborne EW computer software, avionics, systems integration, electronics engineering concepts, principles and practices applicable to a broad range of EW testing assignments.

Candidates must be analytical, methodical and detail oriented.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Entry Level : High School Diploma with 6 years of experience or a Bachelor's Degree.

Mid-Level : High School Diploma with 9 years of experience or a Bachelor's Degree with 3 years of experience.

Senior Level : High School Diploma with over 24 years of experience or a Master's Degree with 10 years of experience.

Some positions require active Secret security clearance and others require ability to obtain a Secret security clearance within 6-9 months of hire.  Please identify if you have an active security clearance and the level of that clearance.

Candidates should have at least 1+ years of RF threat simulation testing experience.

Working knowledge of the RF threat simulators and radar technology.

Demonstrate an ability to recognize and analyze problems, conduct research, summarize results, and make appropriate recommendations. 

Applicants must have a working knowledge of computer systems and an understanding of Windows-based personal computers and Microsoft Office software and possess the ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.

The successful candidate may be required to travel.

Desired Skills: 

It is desirable for a candidate to possess attributes to include previous experience with RF integration, Electromagnetic (EM) spectrum management, antenna design, digital signal processing and demonstrate a high level of experience in modeling/simulation.

EW weapons systems development, test and evaluation, and systems engineering experience.

Knowledge of DoD test and evaluation methodologies. Ability to utilize specialized test equipment such as real time spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, synthesizers, waveform generators and network analyzers. 

Experience with Intel sources such as Common Emitter Database (CED) and Electronic Warfare Integrated Reprogramming Database (EWIRDB). 

Experience programming in A2PATS. Experience conducting EW models supporting MD testing. 

Experience programming 5th generation parametric for threat identification. 

Experience programming EW stimulator testing. Experience with MDCCBs.

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