May 09, 2024

Electrical Engineer

$80,000 - $115,000 yearly
  • AMEWAS American Electronic Warfare Associates, Inc.
  • Patuxent River, MD, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Other

Job Description

AMEWAS is celebrating over 40 years of excellence in providing quality products, services and solutions to the Department of Defense (DoD), specializing in the scientific, engineering, and testing of the full spectrum of weapons development. We are headquartered in California, Maryland and operate satellite offices in Orlando, Florida and San Diego, California. 


At AMEWAS, you will find a diverse team of professionals that work to make a true difference in the operational support of our nation’s warfighters.  Our employees achieve success through continuous learning and high performance, and are consistently recognized by their customers and their peers. 


If you are ready to challenge yourself to do more, join our team today!


Be sure to check out the rest of our website at to learn more about our company and our people.

The position:

AMEWAS, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated and talented Electrical Engineer to support Electromagnetic Environmental Effects.The salary range of this position is 80,000.00 - $115,000.00, and is commensurate with experience. This position is not eligible for remote work; on-site support is required.


About the location: 

Patuxent River, Maryland #1 City Hiring the Most High-Tech Workers (California-Lexington Park, Maryland). To learn more about our surrounding location, please visit: Visit St. Mary’s.


A typical day as an Electrical Engineer may include:

  • Serving as an Electrical Engineer in the Electromagnetic Effects Group, NAVAIRWARCENAC DIV
  • Working within the Data Acquisition and Processing System (DAPS) group at Patuxent River Naval Air Station’s Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Test Range
  • Supporting the setup and maintenance of electrical sensing equipment for real-time data acquisition during electromagnetic effects testing (i.e., current transducers, oscilloscopes, RF equipment, etc.)
  • Developing and improving upon existing data acquisition methodology (i.e. improving efficiency of calibration or producing detailed documentation for training purposes)
  • Characterizing of RF equipment using network analyzers in terms of scattering parameters, or “S parameters” to produce calibration curves
  • Performing mathematical corrections of data such as applying probe correction factors or performing extrapolation using Fourier techniques
  • Utilizing data control/analysis software environments such as Matlab and LabVIEW to aid in performing signal analysis of measured electromagnetic effects data

Our excellent benefits and perks:

Staying connected to our core values sets us apart from our competition! AMEWAS recognizes and rewards performance, dedication, and longevity. We are committed to investing in our employees and their future by providing them with competitive compensation, career development, optimum working conditions, and unique benefits; some of which are listed below:

  • Medical, dental, vision, 401(k), Life/AD&D/STD/LTD insurance
  • Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave
  • Generous tuition & training assistance program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Sign-on bonuses
  • Employee longevity recognition
  • Community involvement & outreach
  • Team building events
  • Recognition program
  • Wellness program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Mobile service discount
  • Discounted gym membership

AMEWAS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other legally protected class.

AMEWAS participates in E-Verify to confirm eligibility to work in the United States.


Electrical-Electronics Engineering



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • BA of Science in either Physics, Electrical, Computer Engineering or Mathematics or 10 years of relevant work experience applicable to RF, electromagnetics or signal analysis In lieu of a BA of Science
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience (Student research at the college level may count towards your work experience)
  • Ability to apply engineering and scientific practices to ensure validity/accuracy of test results
  • Capable of preforming detailed analysis of complex data to identify problems and recommend solutions
  • Ability to apply a wide range of theories, concepts, principles and procedures in relation to signal analysis
  • Experience with articulating and conveying complex topics to personnel less versed
  •  Familiar with RF devices (Coaxial cable, 50ohm connectors, attenuators, etc.)
  • Capable of demonstrating proficiency in utilizing electrical test equipment (such as signal generators, oscilloscopes and network analyzers)
  • Willing to travel up to twice a year for up to two weeks at a time if a remote test event is scheduled
  • Willing to work overtime when required by test schedule
  • Willing to work in an indoor and outdoor environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance


Skills crucial to success at AMEWAS, Inc.:

Customer-focused attitude with high level of professionalism and discretion. Ability to work effectively with management and part of a team to meet targets.  Is reliable, possesses initiative, and works well as an individual or part of a team.


Physical environment and working conditions:

The physical environment requires the employee to work in an office, sitting in a cubicle or at a desk, looking at a computer for most of the workday.  Work is physically comfortable. The employee has discretion about sitting, walking, standing, etc.

The employee may be required to travel short distances to offices/conference rooms and buildings on site.  In some occasions, the employee may be required to report to offices or buildings near the work site.  In rare occasions, overnight travel may be required.

The physical environment requires the employee to stand, walk and/or move throughout the workday, often bending over and picking up items less than 50 lbs. This position may also require driving government vehicles.


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