KEYW Corporation

  • Antenna Design Engineer

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  • Overview

    The KeyW Engineering Development and Special Projects Division (EDSP) develops hardware solutions and products for the Intelligence Community and DoD missions.  This includes hardware products related to the Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) mission, Tagging, Tracking, & Locating (TTL) mission, special communications technologies such as software defined radios (SDRs), and Electronics Packaging.


    The field of applied electromagnetics continues to be a prominent part of our telecommunications, defense, space borne, and wireless communications projects.    Our range of applications span embedded single element linear/CP antennas to wideband phased arrays used throughout the electromagnetic spectrum.


    • Lead the analysis, development, design, and testing of custom RF antennas.
      Select components to satisfy requirements for antenna designs (e.g. baluns, matching circuits, etc.).
      Utilize analysis, simulations, and constructed prototypes to develop antenna designs.
    • Work closely with software, mechanical, and senior RF engineers to develop overall product.
    • Present concepts, trade space decisions, and solutions to customers.
    • Mentor junior engineers in their technical development.
    • Assist in the development of production-level test and participate in testing as needed.
    • Assist in analyzing test failures for root causes and corrective actions.
    • Document test plans, test results, design concepts, etc.
    • Support transition from prototype to production.
    • Participate in product design reviews.
    • Extract salient facts from electromagnetics and antenna trade journal publications, and initiate practical applications of new techniques to our problem set.


    • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in antenna simulation, design, construction and test.
    • Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering specializing in Electromagnetics and Antenna Design.

    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    Must be willing and able to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance.


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