Senior Electronics Engineer

Optimal Solutions And Technologies Washington , DC 20319

Posted 7 days ago

Optimal Solutions & Technologies (OST, Inc.) is focused on excellence. We specialize in providing Management Consulting, Information Technology, and Research Development and Engineering services.

The fundamental distinction of the OST team is its business knowledge in both the public and private sectors. We serve the aerospace & transportation, association & nonprofit, defense, education, energy, financial, healthcare, and technology & telecommunications industries. OST is successful because we listen to our clients, we learn from our clients, and we know our clients.

Description of specific duties in a typical workday for this position:

  • Perform Radio Frequency planning, testing and analysis of radio navigation and communication systems: VOR, DME, TACAN, Air to Ground Communications

  • Produce high quality presentations and reports for the customer to communicate the studies, analysis, research and results

  • Perform spectrum engineering and analysis of radio frequency assignments, protocols and criteria

  • Apply research principles and techniques to design, develop, and test electronic systems, equipment, products, and facilities

  • Manage multiple concurrent tasks. A degree of creativity and latitude is required

  • Actively participate in assessing alternative solutions for client needs as well as resolution of issues with stakeholders to ensure design is aligned with requirements

Position Requirements:(Years of experience, certifications, software skills, etc.)

  • BS/MS degree in Aerospace Engineering

  • 15 years of relevant experience

  • Experience collecting and processing system engineering data, performing statistical and deterministic analysis and charting results

  • Knowledge of Frequency Engineering Principles: Co-Channel, Adjacent Channel, Co-site & Intermod Analysis (VHF/UHF) and RF antenna patterns

  • Knowledge of Radio Engineering Calculations such as Free Space Loss, Power Density, Field Strength, etc

  • Knowledge of Radio Interference & Coverage Analysis: Frequency Protected Service Volume, Desired to Undesired Radio Frequency Interference analysis, limits of coverage

  • Hands-on experience with MATLAB, FORTRAN/C language(s), or database software for developing or modifying engineering models used for analytical task

Nice to have: (Skills that are nice to see on resume but not required)

  • Experience using productivity tools like Hertz Warfare, Terrain Analysis Program, Space Loss Calculator, AFM, Spectrum XXI

  • Experience using aviation charts, flight planning and routing

  • Hands-on experience with RF tools such as Spectrum analyzer, signal generator, network analyzer, oscilloscope, Automatic Flight Information System (AFIS) test equipment

  • Familiarity with engineering documents such as RTCA, TI/TM Specs (NAVAIDS), ICAO SARPS, 6050.32 & AC90-100A Orders, NTIA Manual

This is a full time position paying a base salary, full benefits, and has possible bonus potential based on merit and performance. To be considered for this position, please apply online with a cover letter and MS Word resume.

OST is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without regard to race, religion, gender, native origin, age, disability, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

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Senior Electronics Engineer

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