Fallon, Nevada

Job Description

Alion’s expertise in RF and wireless communication is unrivaled.  This includes 50+ years’ of experience performing complex RF Engineering analysis for DoD customers, civilian government agencies, and commercial companies worldwide.  Our expertise in collecting, analyzing, and formatting spectrum data, including RF measurement, frequency assignment, spectrum certification, LiDAR, and other geo-referenced data, enables us to produce refined RF modeling and simulation tools and applications with the reliability and precision needed to assure spectrum access and control.

 Responsibilities

  • Responsible for analyzing and developing RF and wireless telecommunications capabilities for various operations.
  • Design and validate RF link performance, quality and reliability.
  • Provide technical assessment of requirements from conception to launch.
  • Optimize existing networks by adjusting radio network parameters, adding/deleting of neighbors and recommending possible solutions to hardware problems.
  • Design and build custom applications.
  • Apply propagation theory, cellular theory, and antenna theory to choose tower antenna placement.
  • Design, plan, establish, and optimize wireless networks.
  • Develop wireless network infrastructures and make recommendations on systems enhancements for optimization.
  • Use measuring and diagnostic tools to test and adjust equipment.
  • Create manuals and support documentation.
  • Develop software for wireless technology.
  • Monitor and analyze statistical and drive test data to improve system performance indicators such as dropped calls, blocked calls, origination failures, handoff features.
  • Conduct capacity planning, GSM frequency planning and frequency hopping by applying carrier/interference (C/I) ratio analysis.
  • Recommend site upgrade such as down tilling of antenna and re-orientation of radio additions.
  • Support customers in the development, acquisition, and sustainment activities of complex RF systems used in Communications, Radar, and Electronic Warfare.
  • Design and evaluation of up/down converters, and amplifiers, MMICs, MCMs, and TRMs.
  • Reverse engineer legacy RF hardware systems to develop obsolesce plans, test procedures, and perform trade analysis.
  • Conduct and develop Test & Evaluation plans for RF test stations and field test events for system/subsystem manufacturing and fleet support.
  • Develop and present technical reports.
  • Perform modeling and simulation of RF circuits and RF propagation
  • Design radar phased array T/R module experience.
  • Work with Agilent ADS, ANSYS HFSS, NI LabVIEW, and MatLab.
  • Modeling Near-Field antenna patterns.
  • Phase noise analysis.
  • Demonstrate proficiency with MS tools.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • 5-7 or more years’ of relevant experience with a Bachelor’s degree (EE, Math or Physics desired). In some cases educational requirements may be adjusted for more than 9 years of applicable work experience.  
  • US Citizenship
  • Active DoD Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one

Security Clearance

Secret

Must be a US citizen, currently hold and able to maintain a Secret clearance. 


Security Clearance: None
Telework - Not Eligible

Fallon, Nevada

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides mission-critical national security solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs about 44,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

  • Builder of the most complex ships in the world for 135 years at Newport News, and 82 years at Ingalls.
  • Sole builder of U.S. Navy aircraft carriers, the world’s largest warships, and one of two builders constructing nuclear-powered submarines.
  • Exclusive provider of refueling services for nuclear-powered aircraft carriers, at the forefront of new ship technologies, specialized manufacturing capabilities and nuclear facility management.
  • Largest industrial employer in Virginia and Mississippi, and an employer in Louisiana and Alabama.
  • Largest supplier of U.S. Navy surface combatants—has built more than 70 percent of Navy fleet of warships.
  • Builder-of-record for Aegis DDG 51 class of guided missile destroyers.
  • Builder of record for the LHA 6 class large-deck amphibious ships and the sole builder of the Navy’s newest fleet of the San Antonio (LPD 17) class amphibious assault ships.
  • Builder-of-record for the flagship of the U.S. Coast Guard – the National Security Cutter.
  • Provider of mission critical and practical solutions to a wide variety of government and commercial customers worldwide through Technical Solutions.
  • Provider of advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications
  • Next-generation enterprise IT and C51SR
  • Management and operations of Department of Energy nuclear sites
  • Fleet sustainment
  • Employs more than 6,800 engineers and designers.

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