Job Description

San Diego,CA,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
RF Engineer, Senior

The Opportunity:

As an electrical engineer, you understand the workings behind complex systems. That knowledge is key when it comes to testing Radio Frequency (RF) and other communication devices that need to be protected from cyber attacks. We’re looking for an electrical engineer who can use their skills to help our client test and secure these devices from cyber threats by identifying attack vectors and using their RF experience to create test plans to ensure system functionality and security.

At Booz Allen, you’ll use your engineering skills to transform the cybersecurity landscape. Our team tests and deploys cybersecurity solutions to protect against all types of attacks, including those that exploit RF vulnerabilities. That’s why we need you, an electrical engineer with a solid background in RF engineering and radio technology, as well as knowledge of cyber attacks and vulnerabilities, to help us design and develop cyber solutions and test plans while working with common RF equipment such as spectrum and network analyzers, anechoic chambers, and MIL-STD-1553.

On our team, you’ll design and perform analysis on various radio and encryption devices, with a cybersecurity lens. You’ll directly impact the Navy’s cyber and communication capabilities by ensuring secure data transmission over-the-air. 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 RF engineering while broadening your skillset into areas like cybersecurity and software assurance.

Take on exciting challenges in cybersecurity with us as we support the Navy in protecting warfighter data.

Join us. The world can’t wait.

You Have: 

  • 5+ years of experience in RF engineering
  • Experience applying MIL-STD-1553 standards and protocols
  • Experience using RF test equipment, including spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, and anechoic chambers
  • Experience with various frequency bands, including HF, VHF, and UHF
  • Knowledge of tactical data links, including Link-16
  • Ability to assess and mitigate cyber risks associated with wireless communications
  • Secret clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in EE, Mathematics, or Physics
  • Ability to obtain a DoD 8140-compliant Certification or CompTIA Security+ Certification within 60 days of hire

Nice If You Have:

  • Top Secret clearance
  • Master’s degree in EE, Mathematics, or Physics


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.

Create Your Career:

Grow With Us 

Your growth matters to us—that’s why we offer a variety of ways for you to develop your career. With professional and leadership development opportunities like upskilling programs, tuition reimbursement, mentoring, and firm-sponsored networking, you can chart a unique and fulfilling career path on your own terms.

A Place Where You Belong 

Diverse perspectives cultivate collective ingenuity. Booz Allen’s culture of respect, equity, and opportunity means that, here, you are free to bring your whole self to work. With an array of business resource groups and other opportunities for connection, you’ll build your community in no time.

Support Your Well-Being 

Our comprehensive benefits package includes wellness programs with HSA contributions, paid holidays, paid parental leave, a generous 401(k) match, and more. With these benefits, plus the option for flexible schedules and remote and hybrid locations, we’ll support you as you pursue a balanced, fulfilling life—at work and at home.

Your Candidate Journey 

At Booz Allen, we know our people are what propel us forward, and we value relationships most of all. Here, we’ve compiled a list of resources so you’ll know what to expect as we forge a connection with you during your journey as a candidate with us.


At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choices, and support your total well-being. Our offerings include health, life, disability, financial, and retirement benefits, as well as paid leave, professional development, tuition assistance, work-life programs, and dependent care. Our recognition awards program acknowledges employees for exceptional performance and superior demonstration of our values. Full-time and part-time employees working at least 20 hours a week on a regular basis are eligible to participate in Booz Allen’s benefit programs. Individuals that do not meet the threshold are only eligible for select offerings, not inclusive of health benefits. We encourage you to learn more about our total benefits by visiting the Resource page on our Careers site and reviewing Our Employee Benefits page.

Salary at Booz Allen is determined by various factors, including but not limited to location, the individual’s particular combination of education, knowledge, skills, competencies, and experience, as well as contract-specific affordability and organizational requirements. The projected compensation range for this position is $73,100.00 to $166,000.00 (annualized USD). The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position and is just one component of Booz Allen’s total compensation package for employees. This posting will close within 90 days from the Posting Date.

Work Model
Our people-first culture prioritizes the benefits of flexibility and collaboration, whether that happens in person or remotely.

  • If this position is listed as remote or hybrid, you’ll periodically work from a Booz Allen or client site facility.
  • If this position is listed as onsite, you’ll work with colleagues and clients in person, as needed for the specific role.

EEO Commitment

We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.

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