RF / Spectrum Engineer

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Research Development

Scientific Technical Writing

Spectral Analysis

Spectrum Analyzers

REQ#: RQ166256
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work alongside federal civilian agencies. Make an impact by providing services that help the government ensure the well being of U.S. citizens.

Job Description

Systems Engineer Sr Advisor

Deliver simple solutions to complex problems as a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor at GDIT. Here, you’ll tailor cutting-edge solutions to the unique requirements of our clients. With a career in application development, you’ll make the end user’s experience your priority and we’ll make your career growth ours.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Systems Engineer Sr Advisor you will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on Systems Engineer Sr Advisor joining our team to help the FAA define and establish plocies that integrate UAS intio the NAS>


  • Performs systems modeling, simulation, and analysis.
  • Candidate will support GDIT program with UAS detection and mitigation technology/system research, testing, and evaluation efforts.  
  • Prepare and execute test plans and test cards.      
  • Develop ‘performance specifications’ framework for each type of UAS detection and mitigation technology with the objective to create Advisory Circulars or other guidance documents.
  • Support planning and coordination efforts in preparation for the deployment, testing, and evaluation of UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems.
  • Perform and document a hazard analysis and other safety related analyses prior to conducting UAS detection and mitigation testing/evaluations.   
  • Perform and document spectrum interference testing at each airport, prior to the commencement of UAS detection and mitigation testing/evaluations.
  • Develop a methodology and ranking criteria for selecting UAS platforms for testing/evaluating against UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems.
  • Assist with each UAS detection and mitigation technology/system vendor with deploying, operating, maintaining, monitoring, troubleshooting, collecting data, and removing technologies/systems.
  • Test and evaluate the performance capabilities of UAS detection and mitigation technologies / systems.
  • Review, analyze, and report on the data collected during the test and evaluation period.
  • Develop pass/fail criteria and metrics for testing/evaluating each of the UAS detection and technologies tested. 
  • Fully document all UAS detection and mitigation technology/system testing, and evaluations performed.
  • Continually review and analyze the data being collected and prepare draft Engineering Brief/Advisory Circular language, or other guidance document that describes the performance specifications, selection, procurement, deployment, and management of UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems in the airport environment. 
  • Through longitudinal operations of multiple technologies/systems at multiple airports, will prepare guidance for best practices to manage the effective use of UAS detection and mitigation technologies/systems to secure the airport and ensure fundamental principles of safety risk management are followed.

● Education: Bachelor's Degree in an engineering branch (civil, electrical, mechanical, chemical, or interdisciplinary) from a college or university with a degree curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET). Master's Degree, MBA, or PhD in related field may be substituted for Bachelor's degree and 3 years' experience.

● Required Experience: 10+ years of related experience
● Required Technical Skills: *Provides engineering expertise, principles, design, system analysis, and problem solving to meet the job requirements.  
● Security Clearance Level: None. Agency specific Background check
● Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Skill requirements include project management/organization, research techniques, creating plans, cost estimation, risk management, logistics, data collection, analysis, technical writing, and presenting formal/technical information. Research techniques, risk management, data collection, analysis, technical writing, and presenting formal/technical information. 
  • Capable of fully executing related research and development projects.  Accomplish complete and timely deliverables without daily supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience performing spectrum analysis, capturing results, analysis of the results, and then writing report and present the results to technical and nontechnical audiences.  
  • Self-Starter, Able to complete complex tasks with little or no oversight.
  • Demonstrated success starting work with ambiguous requirements and help customer to refine them over time.

● Preferred Skills: Able to work as part of highly collaborative team.
● Location: Customer Site - Atlantic City, NJ
●Must be able to obtain US Passport

● Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home
● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

10 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree


Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.