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RF Engineer

Category: Development/Engineering

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0920-0330

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

CGI Federal is seeking an experienced RF Engineer to join our team, developing high quality and cutting-edge software products for our federal government clients in the space industry. This is an exciting full-time opportunity to join our team in Fairfax, VA, and grow your career with the 5th largest IT services provider in the world. In exchange for your committed efforts toward success, we’re offering a competitive salary, a complete benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k, and paid vacation.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

As an RF Engineer, you will join our team and support our satellite navigation payload development. This payload generates the LEO navigation signal-in-space, and the RF engineer will contribute from signal generation to output at the antenna.

Tasks Include:

• Design and develop state-of-the-art satellite RF systems for a navigation satellite payload intended for LEO orbit.

• RF component selection, characterization, and design. This includes work with antennas.

• Develop test methods and metrics for validation of RF systems in meeting navigation and space flight requirements.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• Bachelors or Master's in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent

• 5+ years of experience working in RF systems design and testing including fabrication and testing of RF circuits, amplifiers, filters, and antennas

• Expertise in at least one industry standard EM simulation tool (such as HFSS, CST Microwave Studio, COMSOL, etc.)

Desired Qualifications:

• Experience with RF subsystems, such as reference oscillators, frequency synthesizers, phase-lock loops, frequency multipliers, low noise amplifiers, etc.

• Proficiency in Altium (or Eagle) PCB design software

• Experience with software defined radios

• Experience with embedded hardware and software, microcontrollers, communication protocols, and real-time operating systems


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What you can expect from us:

Build your career with us.

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At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

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