Requisition Number: 2021-05-011
Job Title: RF Engineer
City: Ivyland
State: PA

RF Engineer

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Description/Job Summary

NASC is seeking to fill an RF Engineer position. This position will specifically support the NASC UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) Sector in Ivyland, PA.


The primary responsibilities for this position will be to characterize, quantify, and optimize electrical and RF performance of various UAS systems and components.

Other responsibilities and job requirements may include but are not limited to the following:

- Design integration solutions for UAS payloads, optimize and upgrade existing aircraft and ground station electrical systems, including power distribution and RF communications.

- RF Front-End Design

- EMI Mitigation

- Radio Propagation Modeling and Prediction/Link Budgeting

- Frequency Coordination

- Support manufacturing and production with design documentation.

- Prepare and present technical information to peers and internal management.

- Highly motivated and possess effective oral/written communication and interpersonal/team skills.

- Excellent time management skills - ability to multitask to support technicians, engineering project assistants and peers.

Required Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

- Must have at least 8 years of related engineering experience (BSEE)

- Experience with sourcing/testing antennas and RF equipment

- Must be familiar with reading and creating electrical drawings using CAD software.

- Must have an Electrical Engineering Degree

Additional Experience would be a plus:

- Schematic creation and circuit design

- Familiarity with engineering in an aviation environment

- Experience with Anti-Jam Antennas, jamming, and spoofing.


- Signal processing

- RF Communications system design

As a Government Contractor, all NASC employees must be fully vaccinated by January 4, 2022.  Employees that are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for an exemption.

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