Spectrum Systems engineer

Location: Houston, TX
Date Posted: 03-28-2018
The Spectrum Communication Systems Engineer will:
 
•             Determine the performance of Radio Frequency (RF) communication links and create link budgets using analytical methods or by applying analysis and simulation tools.
•             Perform Radio Frequency interference and compatibility analysis for Space based communication systems.
•             Perform spectrum management & coordination tasks for RF systems and interface with other NASA centers and federal agencies to resolve spectrum issues.
•             Perform data reductions, analyze, and document results for presentation to customers.
•             High knowledge of digital communications, RF system analysis, FEC coding, and communications engineering.
•             In depth understanding of communication systems such as phase modulation, spread spectrum, signal detection, signal and interference analysis, baseband filtering, data formatting     etc.
•             Knowledge of spectrum regulations, regulatory approval process, radio frequency compatibility/interference assessment. 
•             Familiar with antennas, antenna polarization, power spectral density & spectral roll-off, Power flux density, Noise density and CCSDS standards.
•             Familiar with analysis software such as Matlab and Simulink.
•             Ability to obtain a Secret Security Clearance required.
 
Required Education/Experience/Skills:
•             BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and a minimum of fourteen (14) to fifteen (15) years of direct engineering experience, or a MS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school and twelve (12) to thirteen (13) years of direct engineering experience, or Ph.D. in engineering or similar from an accredited engineering school and nine (9) years of direct engineering experience.
•             Possess knowledge of digital communications, RF system analysis, FEC coding, and communications engineering.
•             Possess an in depth understanding of communication systems such as phase modulation, spread spectrum, signal detection, signal and interference analysis, baseband filtering, and data formatting.
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