Senior Electrical-RF Engineer

ELTA North America Annapolis Junction, MD
ELTA North America (ELTA NA) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and support of innovative electronic systems for the United States government. ELTA NA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Sr. Electrical-RF Engineer.  

Clearance Requirement
An active Secret security clearance is required 

Up to 25% domestic and/or international

The Sr. Electrical-RF Engineer will leverage extensive experience in the RF and Electrical Engineering disciplines to drive Engineering development projects within ELTA North America. The Sr. Electrical-RF Engineer will support Engineering activities across all phases of the development lifecycle, including research and development (R&D), new product development, manufacturing, and sustainment. This position requires ability to communicate across cultures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Design, integrate, and support manufacturing of complex electrical circuits
  • Design, integrate, and support manufacturing of systems with RF components
  • Assess product performance and provide guidance on technical improvements
  • Support systems engineering activities in the Electrical and RF discipline
  • Write functional specifications, requirements specification and test procedures
  • Generate documentation to define and sustain electrical and RF systems
  • Working with hardware suppliers
  • Oversee Engineering lifecycle of products including architecture, design, implementation
  • Provide technical expertise contributing to proposals and white papers
  • Lead Engineering projects to ensure timely, quality deliveries to the customer and the end user
  • Participate in field testing and demonstrations, as required
  • Mentor other Engineers
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability.
  • Motivated self-starter with leadership skills and ability to effectively work in a team environment.
  • Experience testing and troubleshooting RF, digital, and analog electronic assemblies.
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Able to research and apply electrical engineering principles and theories to solve electrical engineering problems.
  • Experience presenting technical information to program teams and/or customers.
  • Strong technical writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work across cultures on challenging problems.
  • Eight (8) years of combined EE/RFE experience in the defense domain. 
  • Experience with RF design and RF test equipment (VNA, Spectrum Analyzer, etc.) 
  • Active Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with system level tests and integration.
  • Experience gathering and analyzing test data to assess trends and develop yield improvement plans.
  • Experience in electrical design including circuit simulation, and design for manufacturing / test. 
  • Experience with microprocessor-based board level design, motherboard design, digital signal processing, and real time embedded multiprocessor design.
  • Experience in CUAS, vehicle protection system, land radar, and EW domains
  • Desire to mentor and coach other Engineers

ELTA North America is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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