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SIGINT Engineer

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


Perspecta is looking for a SIGINT SME to Support TSP as a Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Engineer. As the team SME, candidate will serve as the team POC for all SIGINT related activitiesregarding hardware components, signal processing techniques, antenna design, modeling, and simulation to support airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) SIGINT sensors. Provide expertise to evaluate vendor proposed SIGINT solutions, algorithms, and techniques.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the development of system-level and operational requirements for upgrades to RF systems, including remote operations Working with the client's requirements process and interface with the US Military requirement processes
  • Providing technical assistance and engineering support necessary to fulfill pre-development activities including architecture, trade-off and upgrade studies, requirement analysis, and rough order of magnitude cost evaluations
  • Providing technical and engineering support necessary to meet platform requirements to include system design, upgrade, modification, testing, and deployment and systems sustainment
  • Providing technical and engineering support and planning activities that are necessary to migrate systems through successive architecture revisions and upgrades
  • Providing informal on-the-job-training (OJT) to familiarize civilian and military operations and sustainment personnel about hardware upgrades, capabilities, and modifications Providing general software engineering that is required to upgrade systems, modify existing system software, support operations and sustainment personnel with specific software capabilities
  • Providing technical and engineering support to assist in the timely activation of system upgrades and installation of new systems, including system design, procurement of components, creation of documentation, system build (rack and stack), and system integration and test Providing technical and engineering support to assist civilian and military sustainment personnel to identify and isolate faulty system software and/or hardware components and restore the system(s) to full operational capabilities Participating in weekly project and engineering meetings to review project progress and issues.
  • Attend various Integrated Product Team (IPT)


  • Requires a bachelor's degree in Engineering or related scientific or technical discipline
  • Requires 10 years of experience Experience in DOD Application development
  • Travel Up to 15% of the time, OCONUS Travel May be required
  • Theoretical knowledge is required in order to analyze system designs and propose tactical SIGINT standards in the following fields: Data Flow Networks Local Area Network (LAN) protocols and systems Tactical collection techniques and systems Radio Frequency (RF) distribution and amplification Direction finding (DF) techniques Receiver techniques System timing analysis
  • SIGINT Timing and Navigation
  • Tactical SIGINT payloads System throughput RF Antenna Systems Knowledge of the latest state-of-the-art in SIGINT collection systems, as well as commercial trends in order to make sound technical recommendations
  • A working knowledge of cellular telecommunications systems
  • Familiar with Window OS and accreditation Training and Testing background a real plus

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess and be able to maintain TS/SCI Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


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Posted: 2021-02-23 Expires: 2021-03-24

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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