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Jacobs RF Engineer in Severn, Maryland

RF Engineer


We are the Innovative Air and Space Division, a rapidly growing business within the Surveillance and Exploration Sector of Jacobs that is leading the design and development of next generation radar systems. We have the corporate investment, infrastructure, subject matter experts, and strategic focus to enable you to be successful.

Candidate is responsible for the RF transmit/receive chain of microwave radar systems throughout the product life cycle ranging from requirements specification and concept development to component evaluation, system integration and validation. Candidate works with a team of radar subject-matter experts, mechanical designers, and embedded hardware/software developers to develop and evolve high-performance solutions.


Required :

-Strong background in microwave RF concepts and applications.

-Familiarity with standard laboratory instrumentation, including oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, time domain reflectometers, etc.

-Experience in troubleshooting of electronic and/or RF systems, both in a lab and in the field.

-Must be willing to travel to support radar systems, typically less than 3 weeks annually.

-Bachelors (with 8 years' overall experience) or Master’s (with 6 years' overall experience) degree in electrical engineering, physics, or a related discipline.

Preferred :

-Familiarity with one or more of the following fields: radar, communications, electronic warfare, and/or SIGINT.

-5 years’ experience in microwave RF.

-Experience in developing, building, fielding, and/or maintaining radar systems.

-Experience with extremely high performance, wideband, tunable systems.

-Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

Clearance :

CLEARABLE to TOP SECRET. This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:

-U.S. Citizenship (Required)

-Favorable Criminal History Check

-Education Verification

-Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

-Credit Check

-Subject Interview

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

Job Aerospace

Primary Location United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1

Job Type Standard

Req ID: RAP00003K