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RF Operator-Secret Clearance

Quest Defense is an organization at the forefront of innovation and one of the world’s fastest growing engineering services firms with deep domain knowledge and recognized expertise in the top OEMs across seven industries. We are part of a twenty-five-year-old company on a journey to becoming a centenary one, driven by aspiration, hunger and humility.

We are looking for humble geniuses, who believe that engineering has the potential to make the impossible, possible; innovators, who are not only inspired by technology and innovation, but also perpetually driven to design, develop, and test as a trusted partner for Fortune 500 customers.

As a team of remarkably diverse engineers, we recognize that what we are really engineering is a brighter future for us all. If you want to contribute to meaningful work and be part of an organization that truly believes when you win, we all win, and when you fail, we all learn, then we’re eager to hear from you.

The achievers and courageous challenge-crushers we seek have the following characteristics and skills:


What you will be doing!
This is a 3rd shift position Secret Clearance needed Flexible to move to other shifts in future Must have worked in Cleared Room

Are you ready to step into a pivotal role at the forefront of technological advancement and national security? We’re seeking a skilled individual to join our team for an electrifying third-shift position, where you’ll play a crucial role in operating radar systems during integration and test events. With a Secret Clearance prerequisite and the flexibility to transition to other shifts in the future, this opportunity promises a thrilling journey ahead.

Your primary responsibilities will revolve around the safe and efficient operation of our radar systems, ensuring strict compliance with standard operating procedures. As the guardian of our systems, you’ll meticulously maintain run logs, documenting every aspect of integration and testing activities, run requests, and system configurations. Your sharp eye for detail will be vital as you identify anomalies and respond to real-time issues, ensuring seamless integration and testing processes.

In addition to your primary duties, you’ll also lend your expertise to troubleshooting and investigating software and hardware issues, serving as a valuable resource to our integrators and maintainers. Your role will extend to participating in system maintenance activities, providing essential support as an extra set of hands, and maintaining the tools necessary for smooth system operations. Furthermore, you’ll be responsible for performing data transfers with precision and efficiency.

To excel in this role, you’ll need to demonstrate proficiency in key technical skills, including Linux/Unix command line navigation, file/folder manipulation, and light scripting, as well as introductory to intermediate knowledge of MATLAB. Your keen attention to detail, coupled with strong communication skills, will enable you to effectively brief leads and team members on observed issues and test shot notes. Moreover, your customer-facing demeanor will be invaluable as you represent our program in joint operations within a common workplace environment.

Ideal candidates will possess 1-3 years of experience in RF test operations, preferably with exposure to Raytheon sites or similar environments under the purview of the US Navy. While a 4-year degree in engineering is desirable, we also welcome applicants with 5+ years of relevant experience, particularly those with a background in ex-military programs such as SPY, Patriot, or THADD.

This position requires training at our Marlborough, MA site, followed by comprehensive on-the-job training to ensure your success in this critical role. Due to the sensitive nature of our work, candidates must be US Citizens.

If you’re ready to embark on a thrilling career journey where you’ll contribute to missions of national significance, apply now and become an essential part of our team. #cj

Due to nature of work, candidate must be US Citizen 


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This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.