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This position is for an Electrical Engineer responsible for the performance of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI), Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), and Radio Frequency (RF) interaction resolution in experimental airborne integration. Position is offered at Bell's main campus in Fort Worth, Texas. Candidate is responsible for developing, managing and communicating the methodology for new development programs to internal and external partners.
Apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, plan, design, develop, implement, test, and evaluate airborne systems integration with respect to EMI/EMC/RF systems engineering.
Derive platform and equipment requirements and oversee testing in accordance with MIL-STD-461 and MIL-STD-464.
Expert evaluation, recommendations and integration guidance.
Develop and communicate application approach and methodology to management.
Determine and support system level tests.
Perform air vehicle and systems level analyses to verify performance.
Plan, support, and manage related testing to meet qualification requirements.
Work closely with project teams to review evolving design and provide expert input into their decisions, providing impacts to all related Design Decision Notices (DDN).
Track, design and develop estimates based on preliminary and detail design layouts.
Expand design improvements and opportunities to improve performance.
Participate in the integration design cycle and provide expertise to minimize emission and susceptibility issues.
Develop test requirements, test plans and test setup.
Design and direct the build of special test equipment.
Supervise all related testing and provide written test reports.
Minimum of 5 years of directly related experience.
Proficiency with simulation tools such as EMA3D, HFSS and EMIT
MIL-STD-461 EMI/EMC testing
Industry standard CAD tools
Proficient in the use of laboratory test equipment (e.g. oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, RF network analyzers, etc.)
RF Test equipment
Antenna types, application theory, interaction resolution techniques, ground plane techniques and VSWR measurements
Anechoic chamber texting experience and antenna emissions mapping
RF communication theory and design
RF communications system design
RF emission modeling, simulation and analysis
Expertise in direct and indirect effect analysis, test and protection techniques
Electrical grounding as it relates to this field