Job Details

Requisition Number 18-0102
Post Date 12/7/2018
Title Systems Engineer/Spectrum Communications
City Houston
State TX
Description

a.i. solutions is looking for a Spectrum Communications Systems Engineer to support NASA’s Mission Operations for the International Space Station. This individual will have expertise in communication systems such as phase modulation, spread spectrum, signal detection, signal and interference analysis, baseband filtering and data formatting. This role will be responsible for providing communications engineering support from Johnson Space Center to the largest space station ever built. The successful candidate will act as an integral part of the team to ensure the goal of delivering quality products and services that meet and exceed expectations.

Essential Roles & Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • Support digital communications, RF system analysis, FEC coding, and communications engineering
  • Support spectrum regulations, regulatory approval process, radio frequency compatibility/interference assessment
  • Support antennas, antenna polarization, power spectral density & spectral roll-off, Power flux density, Noise density and CCSDS standards
  • Run analysis software such as Matlab and Simulink

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 14+ years of relevant experience
  • U.S. citizenship

Desired Background:

  • Ability to quickly connect in-person and in writing, and to actively listen and perceive the needs, values or opinions of others
  • Demonstrated leadership accomplishments professionally and personally
  • Proactivity in identifying and addressing challenges to include innovations that result in positive organizational impact


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.


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