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Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer, Senior

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer, Senior

Acquisition Program Engineer, Senior

Eglin Air Force Base

Fort Walton Beach, Florida


HX5 is an award-winning provider of engineering, research and development, and technical services to clients such as NASA and the Department of Defense. Founded in 2004, HX5 is a fast-growing veteran- and woman-owned company with locations nationwide.


HX5 is currently seeking a Radio Frequency (RF) Engineer to join our team in Fort Walton Beach, Florida at Eglin Air Force Base to support the Advanced Programs Division, AFLCMC/EBS.


Their mission is to develop, test, acquire, modernize, integrate and support affordable and sustainable advanced, high-impact special program armament technologies and capabilities to meet warfighter requirements Air Force (AF), Joint Service (JS) and Special Operations Forces (SOF) - including highly-classified, high-payoff air-to-air and air-to-ground technologies, hard target defeat, asymmetric and directed energy weapons and targeting and battle damage assessment.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves as the primary source for information and analysis on radar systems and sub-components. In particular, serves as the primary focal point for radar modeling and simulation data and interprets/analyzes the data to support future USAF acquisition projects. Provides recommendations to decision-makers on the capabilities of new or existing systems to meet USAF needs based on modeling and simulation.

  • Develops computer scripts to perform daily modeling and simulation tasks and resolve code errors as needed

  • Assists in the review of technical materials within the IPT to determine the validity of the modeling tools being used

  • Provides technical recommendations on the capabilities and limitations of the models in the intended use environment

  • Provides support to other IPTs within the center to ensure overall system requirements are being met. Consult with other Subject Matter Experts on the capabilities and limitations with respect to the use of modeling and simulation to meet performance requirements at the systems level.

  • Independently identify cost, schedule, and performance risk associated with the modeling and simulation of radar systems for various programs. Provide insight to key decision-makers of the overall utilization of a given model to meet performance requirements.

  • Performs various administrative, financial and clerical duties to support the modeling and simulation IPT (such as scheduling meetings, coordinating special projects, submitting reports, creating procedures and/or manuals for essential functions to operate various models and/or simulations).


Education and Experience

  • MS in Engineering from and ABET accredited program and fifteen (15) years of relevant experience: OR Ph.D. and five (5) years of relevant experience.

  • Radio Frequency (RF) engineer with acquisition and/or system performance preferred; M&S experience ideal

  • Effective communication skills both orally and in writing


Must be a US citizen and successfully complete a U.S. government background investigation.


Must have an active Secret clearance (within last 6 years).


Must be able to travel as required (est. 25%) and able to rent/operate rental cars while on travel


Must be able to work varied/flexible hours as needed


HX5 offers a competitive salary and benefits package to include:

  • Medical/dental/vision insurance

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Paid holidays

  • Accrued Paid Time Off


HX5, LLC is an equal opportunity (M/F/D/V) and a Drug Free Workplace employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. 


ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process due to a physical or mental disability, please send an email to: employment@hxfive.com or call (850) 362-6551.



Posted: 2020-10-23 Expires: 2020-11-22

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