RF Systems Software Engineer in Dahlgren, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/22/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0015100

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

RF Systems Software Engineer

Key Role:

Develop and apply advanced hardware or software design methods, theories and research techniques to the investigation and solution of complex and advanced technical problems. Plan, conduct, and technically direct projects or major phases of significant projects, including coordinating the efforts of technical support personnel, drafters, technical writers and electronics technicians in the performance of assigned projects. Conduct investigations and tests of considerable complexity. Review literature, patents, and current practices for the solution of assigned projects. Recommend corrections in technical applications and analysis. Evaluate vendor capabilities to provide required products or services. Provide technical consultation to other organizations and work leadership to junior employees.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with the design, development, and implementation of analog and digital hardware and software for RF systems

-Experience with printed circuit board (PCB) development, schematic and layout capture, board fabrication and assembly companies that build prototype PCBs, and test equipment, including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, vector network analyzers, and logic analyzers

-Experience with writing software, including MATLAB or Python for controlling, acquiring, processing, and analyzing data from test equipment, including oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and vector network analyzers

-Experience with developing and testing firmware for field programmable gate array (FPGA), Systems on Chip (SoC), and microcontroller, including PIC

-Experience with programming languages, including C, C++, and VHDL or Verilog

-Experience with sub-system and circuit-level communications, including CAN bus, Ethernet/IP, RS485, SPI, and I2C

-Ability to analyze and document the communication strategy between control system elements, analyze hardware and software test plans, and develop simulation tools for sub-system testing
-Ability to obtain a security clearance
-HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience with signal generation, vacuum devices, high powered RF systems, digital or signal processing, bench and system level testing of electronics components for DE systems, and RF system and platform integration

-Experience with designing and developing human machine interfaces (HMIs) and graphical user interfaces (GUIs)
-Experience with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) and ladder logic
-Experience in working with sensors, including electric and magnetic field sensors, hall effect sensors, and temperature sensors

-Experience with circuit simulation tools, including Spice

-Experience with embedded Linux or real-time operating systems (RTOS)
-Knowledge of computer architecture and operating systems
-Secret clearance

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

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.

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