Signal Processing Engineering Technician

ID
2021-3002
Job Locations
US-VA-Chantilly

Overview

Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation – not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That’s why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We’re committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us. Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?

Responsibilities

Innovate, Break, Build and Teach!! BlueHalo is in search of a Signal Processing Engineering Technician. The candidate must demonstrated experience in the research and development of electronic equipment to include problem analysis, testing, troubleshooting and repair of electronic equipment. Must be proficient in the use of test equipment.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Must be proficient in the use of commercial test equipment from Agilent, Keysight, HP, Tektronix and National Instruments including analyzers (signal, network, noise, power and audio), oscilloscopes, meters, generators (signal, waveform), counters and power supplies in the testing and analysis of electronic communication devices and issues.
  • Maintaining detailed project records and procedures for all associated project equipment is essential.
  • Research test equipment capabilities and apply those capabilities to the analysis and development of electronic communications devices including reception and transmission
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of electronics principles, theories, and concepts and apply those to complex projects
  • Develop technical solutions in collaboration with project engineers and technicians to overcome operational and testing obstacles to device deployment. Perform deep analyses of issues and approaches to influence management on the best course of action.
  • Demonstrate independent ability to meet all project objectives developing and providing a holistic final solution for the end user and situation. Document new processes and approaches to share with others in the group and on the project team. Lead others in the ability to analyze, define, configure and operate electronic test equipment and electronic communications devices to solve complex issues.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot communications equipment problems and provide technical solutions to operational and test issues affecting multiple groups. Present solutions to end customers.
  • Five years’ experience with tests including, but not limited to, Voltage Standing Wave Radio (VSWR), Effective Isotropic Radiated Power (EIRP), Signal to Noise + Distortion (SINAD), sensitivity and power consumption.
  • Two years’ experience testing RF propagation.
  • Lead the team in establishing and updating project procedures and documentation related to the communications devices under test
  • 1 year customer experience
  • Strong communication skills communicating regularly with Customer management, Requirements officers, T&I officers, Engineers, Quality Assurance and the contract PM to influence decision makers of the best approach and provide the status of the analysis and testing performed

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering, Civil Engineering or Chemical Engineering and 5 years of relevant experience. Work experience can be used in lieu/combined with education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of electronic testing and soldering
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an individual and in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams, including strong customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and adapt quickly to changing requirements
  • Possess TS/SCI w/Poly clearance

 

Preferred Qualifications

 

ISCET Journeyman Certification in Industrial, Communications and Computer Technology or equivalent

Leading the Transformation

The BlueHalo Effect
 
It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It’s who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe.
 
Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured.
 
Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
 
EEO Statement 
 
BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
 
If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Recruiting@bluehalo.com. Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries.

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