Radio Frequency Engineer

Top Secret/SCI with Poly



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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


The RF Engineer will employ a multi-discipline approach to validate technical performance of RF systems. They will support test and evaluation activities, and ensure successful integration of systems within the client’s operational environment.   This position also requires strong professional and team environment skills.

  • RF characterization testing of RF systems
  • Analyze and assess various RF system’s performance
  • Develop test cases and test plans.
  • Maintain RF test bed
  • Develop final reports documenting tests and conclusions derived from results
  • Evaluating Technical designs and system test plans.

Required Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph level clearance is required
  • BA/BS and 8+ years of experience; Masters and 6+ years; additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Strong understanding of RF systems and a minimum of 5 years' experience in the development and testing of RF systems
  • Experienced testing, analyzing, evaluating, and documenting RF systems performance
  • Experience creating and maintaining RF Link budgets
  • Knowledge/Experience related to RF signal analysis
  • Experience with Digital Signal Processors
  • Experience with signal modeling and characterization
  • Experience in RF environmental awareness and spectrum management
  • Experience performing RF data analysis to understand and analyze RF environments based on collected data, and effectively communicating conclusions
  • Be a self-starter with leadership capabilities and execution of roles and responsibilities with little to no supervision

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or higher in an engineering, science, or technical discipline and 15+ years of experience.
  • Experience with scripting languages (MATLAB and Python).
  • Experience with industry-standard RF testing tools


Peraton offers enhanced benefits to employees working on this critical National Security program, which include heavily subsidized employee benefits coverage for you and your dependents, 25 days of PTO accrued annually up to a generous PTO cap and eligibility to participate in an attractive bonus plan.

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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