High Power Microwave Systems Engineer

The Challenge:

What if you could use your engineering skills to transform High Power Microwave (HPM) systems? As an electrical engineer, you understand the power behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to assisting the government in understanding the required paths to develop HPM systems for use by military members. We’re looking for an electrical engineer who can use their skills to develop with the government client, HPM systems to be used for a variety of ways to support our military.

Our team supports the Air Force Research Laboratory in developing future HPM systems. That’s why we need you, an electrical engineer, who is specialized in HPM systems with a solid background with help the government client to design and develop the future of HPM systems. You’ll accomplish this by using your knowledge and skillset to help develop the next level in HPM systems. You’ll directly impact Directed Energy (DE) and the government by using your knowledge in HPM systems and providing real time inputs. We’ll look to you to share your electrical engineering expertise through leadership and mentoring junior staff. This is a chance to use your experience-based knowledge in HPM while broadening your skillset into areas like in DE. Join us and take on exciting challenges in DE, as we support and improve HPM systems being used by the military.

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Build Your Career:

When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Engineering & Science University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, onsite courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.

You Have:

-8+ years of experience with systems engineering (SE)

-Experience as a senior systems engineer with a focus on requirements development, integration planning, and test and evaluation for Directed Energy systems

-Experience with analyzing test plans and conducting test readiness reviews for HPM systems

-Experience with the SE process for system acquisitions, including systems engineering plans (SEP), system engineering technical reviews (SETRs), system certification processes, and specialty engineering activities

-Knowledge of high-power microwave systems, including prime power, power supply, modulator, and HPM source and antenna and develop requirements, integration, and test plans of HPM systems

-Knowledge of the SE discipline across one or more components of the system development life cycle (SDLC), including concept development, technical planning, requirements development, system analysis, system design, integration, verification, transition, operations, obsolescence, and disposal

-Secret clearance

-BS degree in Engineering

Nice If You Have:

-Experience with the architecture of complex systems to create and manage a tailored model-based systems engineering (MBSE) product to support interface management, system interface control documents, system behavior diagrams, including use case and sequence diagrams, and network diagrams, mapping system requirements to physical and functional architecture, and conducting configuration management of various system configurations

-Experience with architecture development using the Sparx EA tool

-Experience with planning integration and test events and reporting verification results

-Knowledge of other SE disciplines, including configuration management, risk management, Cybersecurity, system safety, and certification processes

-MA or MS degree in EE


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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