Must Be a US Citizen.
- Perform Radio Frequency interference and compatibility analysis for Space based communication systems.
- Determine the performance of Radio Frequency (RF) communication links and create link budgets using analytical methods or by applying analysis to simulation tools.
- Perform coordination tasks for RF systems and interface with other NASA centers and federal agencies to resolve interference issues.
- Perform data reductions, analyze and document results for presentation to customers.
- Work with antennas, antenna polarization, power spectral density and spectral roll-off, power flux density, noise density and CCSDS standards.
- Perform analysis using software such as Matlab and Simulink.
- Perform other duties as required.
This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised.
- BS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) years of direct engineering experience, or a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering and nine (9) years direct engineering experience.
- Must have completed Communication Theory course work while attending college if no hands on professional related work experience.
- Knowledge of digital communications, RF system analysis, FEC coding, and communications engineering.
- In depth understanding of communication systems such as phase modulation, spread spectrum, signal detection, signal and interference analysis, baseband filtering, and data formatting.
- Excellent communication and organizational skills along with the ability to work in a team environment.