Field Engineer in Patuxent River, MD at PAE

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Field Engineer

Duties, Experience, Skills, Requirements, and Information:

  • A minimum of 12 years’ experience in performing the stated functions.
  • Detailed understanding of Radar/RF communications theory of operation down to the component level.
  • Familiar with laboratory test equipment, signal generators, spectrum analyzers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Linux/Unix OS and Ethernet/GPIB networking experience a plus.
  • Excellent communication skills, both orally and written.
  • Willing to work early mornings/late evening and overtime pending mission requirements.
  • Detailed understanding of Intelligence Community standard file formats.
  • Experience with Power, Pattern, Polarization (P-Cubed) analysis and Digital Receiver Technology.
  • Knowledge of Test Range Operations.
  • Setup, operate, calibrate, and maintain fixed/mobile radar simulators supporting flight test operations.
  • Verify simulator output including measurement of RF, PD, PRI, intrapulse/interpulse modulation, scan.
  • Coordinate software accreditation packages, manage system backups, and perform network maintenance.
  • Assist in the development, design, modification, and test of state-of-the-art software and equipment.
  • Adhere to site security, communications, and coordination procedures as appropriate.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • All candidates will be required to pass Drug Screenings

Note: This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of the job.

It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit the supervisor's ability to modify work assignments as appropriate.

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent GED
  • Successful completion of technical school, trade school, or military technical training is highly desired.
  • Successful completion of advanced armed services technical school curriculum; or completion of at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of courses at an accredited college, university, or technical school in an engineering, scientific, or technical curriculum.
  • Formal Technical ELINT Signals Analysis training a plus.

Security Clearance:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain US DoD Secret Security clearance, throughout employment. 

Our benefits and perks include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Tuition and training assistance program
  • Wellness program & Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid vacation and sick leave & 10 Paid Holidays
  • Mobile phone service discount / Discounted Gym Memberships
  • Work Conditions:
    Conditions will vary. This position requires both laboratory and field work and candidates will often be required to work outdoors on elevated platforms and be capable of frequent stair climbing, with and without equipment. Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching.

PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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