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Alion Science and Technology

Electrical Electronic Engineer, Senior - 38175

Annapolis Junction, MD

Job Description


Huntington Ingalls Industries' expertise in wireless communication is unrivaled. This includes 50+ years' of experience performing complex RF Engineering analysis for DoD customers, civilian government agencies, and commercial companies worldwide. Our expertise in collecting, analyzing, and formatting spectrum data, including RF measurement, frequency assignment, spectrum certification, LiDAR, and other geo-referenced data, enables us to produce refined RF modeling and simulation tools and applications with the reliability and precision needed to assure spectrum access and control. HII's analysis-driven tools support diverse tasks such as spectrum forensics and deconfliction, testing for coverage amid urban clutter, and antenna site planning. HII's Radio Frequency and Electromagnetic Spectrum Engineering Directorate (RESED) offers a variety of work, from projects supporting international satellite coordination to countering IEDs. Our work is increasingly important in a world that depends on well-coordinated, interference-free spectrum access.

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Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) acquired Alion Science and Technology (Alion) on August 19, 2021.


Performs radio frequency engineering testing and measurements in support of electromagnetic compatibility assessments for space and terrestrial systems. Duties will include planning, developing, executing, analyzing, and documenting measurements involving spectrum-dependent systems and associated components. Examples include, but are not limited to: antenna pattern and frequency response measurements; active and passive component characterization; electromagnetic environment monitoring; bench testing; and diagnosing and resolving radio frequency interference problems.

Provides some technical guidance and oversight to entry level technical staff and may act as a technical lead for limited aspects of a project.

Has some independent interaction with customers and provides input to project managers on programmatic and technical deliverables under guidance of more senior technical personnel.

Provides input and support to intra-organizational proposal development efforts. May have some exposure to and provide some input to inter-organizational technical and business development activities.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and 2 to 4 years relevant work experience. Degree(s) must be in engineering, physics, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Background in one or more of the following: electromagnetic compatibility/radio frequency interference (RFI) testing and analysis, RF measurements & testing, antenna systems, radiation hazard assessments, terrestrial and space communications systems.
  • Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in RF engineering/spectrum measurements & testing.
  • Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.
  • Effective customer and organizational level communication, written, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite programs, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Familiarity with MATLAB Visualize and ArcGIS preferred but not required.

This position requires the applicant to have or be able to acquire a Secret security clearance and willingness to be submitted for Top Secret SCI clearance with polygraph.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Not Eligible

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee's talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength .

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

Job ID: Alion-Q7p5DJvfIrLc
Employment Type: Other