AECOM RF Communications Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Virginia Beach

Job Summary

Communication and Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer serves as technical authority responsible for project design developments, implementation and documentation, including budgeting, scheduling, project management and configuration management. Performs in a technical leadership role for engineers and technicians involved in the design, development and testing of specialized and diverse RF and Communications equipment and systems.

Interfaces with internal and external customers at all levels, from project initiation, and requirements development, to design reviews and working group meetings to comply with requirements and specifications, through final design and test activities. Generates complete design specifications for complex projects, prepares and submits technical papers and performs engineering studies as required.

Verifies designs prior to implementation, and complies with engineering documentation and configuration management standards and test procedures. Coordinates and works closely with other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements, and develop and deploy engineering products.

Determines test objectives, instrumentation, and data requirements, writes test plans, schedules program activities, tracks funding and expenditures, plans and conducts test missions, analyzes resultant data, and documents results with test reports, statistical evaluations, and briefing presentations.

Conducts site visits and experimental investigations, analyzes engineering problems, proposes solutions and alternatives, and provides recommendations. Maintains technical project responsibility for assigned tasks and advises management of progress in support of the technical and administrative direction of project operations.

Supports the Configuration Management (CM) program to include the evaluation and monitoring of all modifications to communications equipment, systems or facilities, the generation of Engineering Change Requests to improve interoperability, reliability, maintainability, and ensures adherence to applicable CM standards.


Minimum Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Systems, Computer Engineering or related field.

Five years’ applicable experience in Communications and RF design, test, and integration of microwave/UHF/VHF radio communication systems in applications including high speed wide-band data, voice, and radio transmissions.

Experienced and knowledgeable in the areas of antennas and transmission theory, component and systems design, project engineering and project management, systems integration, configuration management, documentation, and technical writing.

Possess a valid state issued driver’s license.

Possess and maintain an active DoD Secret security clearance.

Network + Certification

Security + Certification

Preferred Qualifications

Experienced with: Naval Combat Training environments, Information Operations, Electronic Warfare, Fiber Optics and Optical Systems, Digital and Analog Communications, Data Transmission and Antenna design, Video Systems, Network and Data Encryption

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Military Support

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197144BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.