Kratos Technology & Training Solutions RF Technician 3 in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Kratos is a leader in assured aerospace communication solutions and services.We are cutting-edge innovators and creative problem solvers workingcollaboratively to solve our customers toughest challenges. We are a trustedpartneridriven by doing the right thing and achieving maximum success for ourcustomers, our partners and ourselves.Kratos is valued for our ability to design and deliver leading edge,resilient solutions for aerospace communication, control, awareness andmission success across a continuum of offeringsifrom commercial to tailoredcustom solutions and integrated programs. Customers trust us to stay relevantand know we are in it for the long-haul. We bring both the capability andconfidence that our customers value and depend on. And, we always deliver.At Kratos, we encourage an entrepreneurial spirit balanced with fiscal andoperational discipline. We work hard, we solve hard problems, and we lookout for and take care of our customers, each other and our families.Protecting and enabling our nation and global customers through innovativeaerospace solutions is what motivates us. We continually build trustedrelationships with our peers, our partners and customers, and we takeownership for our actionsialways doing the right thing.Job SummaryKratos is looking for a qualified and experienced RF Technician to supportDepartment of Defense customers. The RF Technician is a mid-level position whopossesses a strong knowledge of engineering fundamentals with workingknowledge of radio frequency (RF)-based electronic systems.Responsibilities and DutiesProvides engineering analysis, integration and development supportDevelop SATCOM signal environments working with customers to meet eventexecution including link budget analysisDevelop test plans; conduct testing; interpret, document, and presentthe results to engineering peers, leadership, and the government customer.Active communication and participation in the full SDLC leveraging Agilemethodologies.Reoccurring international travel to potentially austere environments fordeployed system installations, upgrades and sustainment efforts.Performs other duties as assigned.Keyword: RFRequired Experience:Qualifications and SkillsMust have an Active TS/SCI clearanceBS or MS Degree in EE or technical degree and relevant work experienceKnowledge of SATCOM equipment including, but not limited to, antennas,HPAs/SSPAs, up/down-converters, LNAs, and modemsExperience with RF test equipment, Spectrum Analyzer, Signal Generator,Power Meter, O-ScopeExperience with cable maintenance and fabrication, CAT-5/6, CoaxialRF, AC/DC powerExperience writing and delivering technical documents and briefingsKnowledge of SATCOM signals including modulation, error correction, andassociated signal generation equipment. Familiarity performing link-budgetanalysisExperience with troubleshooting systemsAbility to react quickly in a dynamic environmentAbility to work in a collaborative team environmentAbility to communicate technical approaches and details within small projectteams, including team interaction and presentationTypically requires +6 years of experience, and a Graduate degree. Thisrole also typically involves some management support and mentoring Jr.Employees/Engineers.Desired QualificationsMasteris degree in electrical engineering or relevant field (5-10) yearsof relevant experience in lieu of MS)Familiarity with computer networksData analysis skillsMilitary experience or working in a military environmentDoD Test experienceWorking knowledge of current DoD Space Control systemsFrom: Kratos DefenseKratos is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action EmployerEOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled.All qualified job seekers are encouraged to apply. Kratos is committed toAmerica's veterans by providing opportunities for them to continuecontributing after service to our nation. We also work to provide reasonableaccommodations to individuals with disabilities.