Sr. Antenna Test Engineer ( RF Engineer 3 )

KBR   •  

Columbia, MD

Industry: Business Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 408 days ago

Join a winning team! This is an exciting time at KBRwyle and here is a great opportunity to showcase your skills!

Position Description:

The Sr. Antenna Test Engineer will oversee and manage personnel and resources associated with supporting antenna testing and environmental testing of systems on program.

Additional duties include:

  • Act as technical resource regarding testing of antennas on antenna ranges to include far field, spherical and planar nearfield systems.

  • Develops and documents test procedures and schedules associated with conducting antenna and material testing covering a wide frequency spectrum. Analyzes test results and provides formal test reports to customer.

  • Develops and documents test procedures and schedules associated with conducting environmental testing of systems and provides formal test reports to customers.

  • Sets up antennas for measurement to include test sequences. Operates antenna measurement equipment to obtain test data. Adjusts systems to meet testing requirements.

  • Conducts special studies and investigations related to antenna project activities and recommends changes as appropriate to enhance efficiency and meet changed or new requirements. Interfaces with industry to keep abreast of latest technology and incorporates technological advances into program solutions.

  • Trains, directs and assists otherengineering personnel to insure task objectives are completed on schedule

  • Serve as organizational subject matter expert regarding antenna performance measurements and materials testing. Serves as subject matter expert in antenna performance and enhancements to improve efficiency.

  • Designs and modifies antennas and feeds using technical knowledge to meet customer requirements

  • May support the installation and upgrade of antenna systems at field locations


  • Education: B.S. Degree in ElectricalEngineering or other related science

  • Experience: A minimum of thirteen years of experience relating to the field of antenna theory. At least 3 years of antenna testing on an automated system utilizing a planar Nearfield scanner, spherical Nearfield scanner or far field measurement system.

  • Must have an active TS/SCI clearance with a Polygraph. Full Scope Polygraph is preferred, however will consider candidates with a CI Polygraph.

  • NSI antenna measurement system experience highly desired


An inclusive, flexible and supportive culture, with merit based pay for performance, along with ongoing training and development opportunities for those that have the desire to succeed.

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Job Number: 1052392