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RF Antenna Engineer SME, TS/SCI with Polygraph Required

General Dynamics Information Technology Chantilly Full-Time
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Job Description

Initiates and executes scientific research and/or development studies; Analyzes problems and applies theoretical techniques to develop solutions.

1. Designs, analyzes, and tests RF communication links for embedded systems.

2. Acts as technical liaison with customers and sponsors, to include the preparation and presentation of high-level technical information.

3. Develops Visual Basic Scripts, and is familiar with Tapered far-field.

4. Facilitates RF measurements for testing, and assists with operations and maintenance of test chambers.

5. Interprets, organizes, and coordinates overall project assignments within an assigned scientific functional area.

6. Plans and executes laboratory research, and assists with running training courses and developing new course material.

7. Analyzes, evaluates, and plans methods of approach for projects and organizes means to achieve the solution of problems.

8. Establishes and defines the theoretical bases and principles which should apply and the empirical test procedures to be used.

9. Conducts complex investigations or tests pertaining to the development of new designs, methods, materials, or processes and investigates possible applications of results.

10. Interprets and evaluates test data and results of investigations and develops recommendations.

11. Recommends necessary corrections in technical analyses and design to ensure successful project completion.

12. Specifies equipment, materials and suppliers required for completion and implementation of projects.

13. Evaluates vendor capabilities to provide or build required services, supplies, or equipment.

14. Supervises assigned staff.

15. May serve as technical team or task leader.

16. Demonstrates creative ability through patent disclosures, problem solving, scientific reports or technical papers and articles.

17. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

18. Participates in special projects as required.


Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or Physics preferred.


10-15 years of related experience in scientific research, analysis and/or engineering.

Experience with HFSS, MATLAB, PCB layout tools preferred.

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology, systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.

Why Work at General Dynamics IT?

Work with top talent and some of the brightest minds in your field

Support missions that make a difference to our Nation

Become part of an organization that that is committed to the highest ethical standards in all that we do

Thrive in the stability of a large organization, building your career within General Dynamics IT

Want to move, or find a job close to home? We have positions in several locations in across the United States and the world

Enjoy a culture that supports work-life balance

Benefits Include:

Professional Development Assistance, covering the cost of obtaining professional & technical certifications

Educational Reimbursement toward degree programs and individual coursework

401K Match – with 100% vesting on day one

Health, Dental and Vision Coverage to keep you healthy, starting your first day

Healthy Rewards Program, where you can earn gift cards for practicing healthy habits

We know work-life balance is important and offer Paid Time Off, Plus 10 Paid Holidays

Employee Discount Program






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