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High Power Microwave Source Engineer
Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab in Laurel, Maryland
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Date Posted 08/14/2019
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Job Description 

High Power Microwave Source Engineer-20764 


Position Description

Are you looking for exciting work leading the development of state of the art High Power Microware RF Sources?


Do you love working in an exciting and collaborative environment to tackle challenging technical problems? Do you want to have a meaningful impact on the world around you and contribute to solving critical challenges that face the country?


If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.

We are seeking a hardworking engineer to apply knowledge and expertise in HPRF to weapon system development and design and testing, and threat and own system susceptibility testing.

As a High Power Microware RF Source Design Engineer...



Your primary responsibility will be to lead system-level concept development to system prototype development of HPRF systems to include RF sources such as Marx generators, Magnetrons, etc.


You will lead the design assessment and analysis of other US and Allied HPRF systems.  Provide subject matter expertise in guiding the designs and providing technical insights for Government sponsors.


You will lead the design assessment of HPRF threat systems based on intelligence information and subject matter expertise in this field.


You will lead the susceptibility testing of US, Allied and threat systems to HRPF attacks. 



You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
M.S. Electrical Engineering or Physics
At least 5 years of specific experience in High Power RF applications, design, and testing with an emphasis on HPRF source design and analysis. 
Have demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills. 
Willingness to travel 10% of the time.


Have the ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance or able to obtain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...
PhD in Electrical Engineering or Physics with at least 10 years of specific experience in High Power RF applications, design, and testing with an emphasis on HPRF source design and analysis.


Active Top Secret clearance. 
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful work and a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-long learning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers. 

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


Primary Location

 *United States-*Maryland-*Laurel
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