RF Threat Simulation Operator in Niceville, FL at DCS

Date Posted: 6/12/2021

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    Niceville, FL
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Job Description

The successful candidate will assist in Electronic Warfare (EW) research, mission data development and mission data testing. 

Essential Job Functions:

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 (MD) configuration control boards.

The successful candidate will assist with the collection, recording, and post-test analysis of data generated during MD testing.

The successful candidate may be required to travel.

Ability to skillfully program threat parametrics on a variety of RF Environment Simulator(s) (A2PATS, AMES, CEESIM, JSECTS, NEWEG etc.) to produce high-fidelity radio frequency (RF) simulations of threat radar systems including ground based systems and airborne systems.

In addition, these personnel program scenarios for static and dynamic testing of the EW equipment.

Attend Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Design Reviews, MD Working Groups, Threat Working Groups and other meetings as needed.

Required Skills:

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

A High School Diploma or GED plus 10 years of experience, an Associate’s Degree plus 7 years of experience, a Bachelors Degree plus 3 years of experience or a Master’s Degree plus 1 year of experience is required.

Active Secret Clearance.

At least 1 year of RF threat simulation testing experience.

Working knowledge of the RF threat simulators. 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.

Working knowledge of EW and the electromagnetic (EM) spectrum, computer software, threat warning, radio frequency (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.

Desired Skills:

Previous experience with RF integration, 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 use specialized test equipment such as real time spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, synthesizers, waveform generators and network analyzers.


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