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Job Ref:  95646634
Employer:  General Dynamics US
Country:  United States
County/State:  Arizona
City:  Scottsdale
16/10/2016 05:07
ID 2016-21322
Job Location USA - AZ-Scottsdale

Required Clearance Secret, obtainable within 24 months
Posted Date 10/13/2016 12:54:00 PM
Category Engineering-Other

Responsibilities for this Position:

Do you want to be part of an engineering team supporting the next generation of communications for our warfighters• Do you want to be challenged day-in and day-out• If so, General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) is seeking an Radio Frequency (RF) Technician demonstrating a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of emerging technologies, and the ability to effectively develop and manage GDMS equipment and processes.

The RF Technician will work under the direction of a technical lead and be part of a design team, working in a lab environment conducting tests and aiding in the integration of the design at the board, module, and higher levels of product integration.

The RF Technician will be a working member of the overall RF/Systems Engineering team on next generation secure communication products. In this role you will test, analyze and repair GDMS engineering, network and telecommunications technologies, as well as other technical issues that impact development and/or operations. This individual is also responsible for the planning, calibration, installation and maintenance of the organizations equipment, components, devices and systems. RF Technicians on our Engineering team may also be asked to develop test specifications and procedures and are sometimes tasked with report preparation and documentation of technical issues.

Required Experience:
  • Experience working with RF test equipment up to 40 GHz. This includes vector signal network analyzers, communication signal analyzers and a variety of spectrum analyzers as well as high speed oscilloscopes
  • Experience automating test process though software such as Labview
  • The ability to control test equipment using Labview is very desirable although not a requirement
  • Ability to develop test procedures, maintain test equipment integrity and generate test reports
  • Conduct tests and aide in the integration of board design, module, and higher levels of product integration
  • Experience working with large signal characterization of high power amplifiers including Pout, IIP2, IIP3, and P1dB compression point as well as load pulls of discrete devices and circuits
  • Thermal management of the test environment and experience working with cold plates as well as environmental chambers
  • Applicant will work under the direction of a technical lead and be part of a design team experienced in modeling and characterizing board level circuit designs, packaging, antennas, and RF front-ends
  • Ability to recognize and clearly report information relevant to sound electrical engineering design
  • Practice creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers changing business needs
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the GDMS culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures
  • Follow industry and department policies and regulations to ensure GDMS services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills

Basic Qualifications:

The RF Technician position requires an Associate's degree and a minimum of 2 years related work experience.

The selected candidate must be able to work various shifts (8 hour, 9 hour and/or 12 hour)

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is preferred at time of hire. Candidates must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within a reasonable amount of time from date of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Company Overview:

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000 top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran.
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