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Chief Engineer

Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Why work at BlueHalo
Being on the BlueHalo team means working alongside the brightest minds in technology on the toughest challenges facing our nation - not just every once in a while, but every single day. Together, we are leading the transformation of modern warfare and each BlueHalo employee plays a key role. That's why our investment in you goes beyond a rewarding salary and benefits package. We're committed to providing our people with the best opportunities to develop their skills, share their knowledge, and push their innovative ideas to the cutting-edge. Having fun doing it with a team that feels like family all across BlueHalo Nation is the ultimate perk. From Space and Directed Energy to Cyber and Intelligence to C4ISR and Air & Missile Defense, there is no limit to where you can take your career with us.
Are you ready to launch a career at BlueHalo?
Benefits, Retirement & more
Our careers benefits include but are not limited to the following:

  • Flexible/hybrid work schedule (built-in work from home days)
  • Professional development & educational assistance
  • Retirement savings with employer matching
  • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Medical and life insurance
  • Fitness center
  • Relocation expenses
  • Paid vacation & holidays

    Chief Engineer -
    BlueHalo seeks a Chief Engineer to lead active research and development projects for the Laboratories division in Rockville MD. At BlueHalo we design, integrate, test, and deploy state-of-the-art systems for a range of applications, including wireless communications, radar, phased array antennas, 5G/LTE, positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT). You will be working with a multi-disciplinary team of scientists and engineers.
    The Chief Engineer is considered a subject matter expert (SME) is one or more of BlueHalo's core technology areas. You will provide expert advice in one or more areas for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems. We will rely on you to resolve highly complex technical issues and conduct advanced research. The Chief Engineer will not only architect the solution, but also oversee and support the team through implementation. You will recommend development and design alterations to improve quality of products and/or procedures. The Chief Engineer will have extensive engineering knowledge and are considered experts in one or more engineering specialties.

    • Architect and implement solutions related to next generation advanced wireless communication and radar systems (dynamic spectrum access, beamforming, position, navigation and timing, phased array antennas).
    • Identifying R&D opportunities and proposal writing.


      • MS or PhD (preferred) in Electrical Engineering or relevant field
      • 10+ years of experience in the fields of wireless communications and PNT (positioning, navigation, and timing) services
      • A strong publication record
      • Good understanding of current and upcoming RF technologies and standards related to wireless communications
      • Strong programming/software skills in MATLAB, Python, and C/C++
      • Ability to work in a team, write papers and apply for patents

        DESIRED SKILLS (but not required)

        • FPGA programming with specific focus on DSP
        • Design of phased array antennas

          The BlueHalo Effect
          It speaks to who we are as a company, a global protective ring that shields everything we most want to safeguard, an unbroken line that ensures our customers retain the advantage in any battlespace, from high above the Earth to deep in cyberspace. It's who we are, a halo, a protector, the light of inspired engineering keeping our Nation safe. - -Our vision is a world where national security is certain because technical superiority is assured. - -
          Join us and become a vital element of The BlueHalo Effect!
          US Citizenship required
          EEO Statement -
          BlueHalo is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. -If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable workplace accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an email to Please indicate the specifics of the assistance needed. This option is reserved only for individuals who are requesting a reasonable workplace accommodation. It is not intended for other purposes or inquiries. -

Keywords: BLUEHALO, Rockville , Chief Engineer, Engineering , Rockville, Maryland

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