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Hardware Engineer

Vandenberg AFB, CA 93437

Post Date: 12/13/2017 Job ID: 66660 Industry: Technical

Loyal Source is looking for a  Hardware Engineer to work at Vandenberg Air Force Base, located northwest of Lompoc, California. 


Essential Functions:

  • Research, design, develop, modify and implement new and/or existing capabilities for Range support hardware systems
  • Conduct/support Level 1, 2, and 3 testing to qualify hardware systems for Range operations
  • Develop, recommend, and implement design approaches for products and/or processes
  • Analyze develop, recommend and implement approaches to meet Range requirements with direction/support of the Engineering lead
  • Evaluate and recommend component suppliers and vendor capabilities
  • Acts as liaison with approved vendors/suppliers to maintain product/process availability and working relationship 


Required Skills:

  • Understanding of the principles and application of RF instrumentation
  • Understanding of the principles and mitigation of RFI
  • Ability to work within a dynamic, fast paced environment with time constraints
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communication skills with demonstrated capability to brief project information to management and customers
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem solving skills


Required Experience:

  • Bachelor' s degree in Electrical Engineering or STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) with additional documented coursework in Radio Frequency and Antenna theory
  • Two  or more years of experience in hardware development and/or design
  • Experience working with Windows based computer systems and components
  • Experience working with hardware design/development/implementation
  • Experience working with electronic test equipment and tools including logic analyzers and oscilloscopes
  • Experience developing project proposals within defined time constraints involving multi-discipline teams
  • The flexibility to work occasional non-duty hours or on weekends to support specific project requirements as needed 
  • Must have a DoD Secret Security Clearance, which includes U.S. citizenship or U.S. naturalization


For more information please contact Dawne Chiuchiolo  and  send your resume to


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