- 193745 - Electrophysics Engr/Scien 5
- 12 Months
- Chipton-Ross is seeking a Electrophysics Engr/Scien 5 for an opportunity in Berkeley, MO.
The individual will be responsible for the electromagnetic design of advanced airborne radome and integrated fore body systems and will work closely with the airframe and sensor teams to bring the radome design from concept to production. Individual should be a high energy and detailed individual, capable of working independently and with a small team in the antenna and radome design/development field.
Primary job responsibilities:
Responsible for the hands-on design and realization of individual advanced radome systems.
Use computational electromagnetic analysis software (e.g., Ansys HFSS, Dassault Systems CST Studio Suite, MATLAB, CARLOS-3D, and CADDRAD) to design and predict performance on various types of radome systems.
Design and test of advanced structures using materials such as loaded honeycomb core and/or similar core geometries, loaded foams and elastomers, MAGRAM, R-Cards, Circuit Analog sheets / absorbers, and Frequency Selective Surfaces
Specify design and materials for radomes to be produced to meet RF performance specifications.
Design new radome products and test new materials to meet anticipated customer requirements or to add new products and technologies.
Creation of test plans and procedures to test radomes and verify RF performance specifications.
Able to analyze outputs from the anechoic chamber measurements, prepare summary reports comparing to RF performance specifications.
Participate and guide the testing of development radomes for required performance metrics: VSWR, insertion loss, gain, polarization, radar cross section (RCS), etc.
Radome requirement evaluation, initial concept trade-off and development, in-house and customer presentations, travel, and technical proposal writing and cost/schedule estimating.
Frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.
Currently possess a Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
Experience in RF (Radio Frequency) theory and application
Experience in technical leadership
Experience working with Radar Cross Section, antenna, and/or radome measurement techniques
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
Experience in radome design and performance modeling and simulation
Demonstrated leadership for driving issue resolution and mitigating technical risk
Experience working with product/component developers and vendors who provide critical functionality to the overall system
Accredited Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry
Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education from an accredited course of study in engineering, or physics (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 14 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD+9 years' related work experience, Master+12 years' related work experience). In the USA, ABET accreditation is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
12 months possible extension to 24 months
Role is on-site, candidates must be local or willing to relocate at own expense
Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.