Radar Systems Engineer

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Mid-level industry position


Position Description

This position will provide direct radar system/software engineering support to the NUWC Code 34 EW Team. Tasking will include all phases of radar system development that include research, assessment, design, implementation, integration, and validation/verification; technical leadership and the opportunity to mentor others; and, direct collaboration with customers and subcontractors. The candidate should be able to demonstrate good teamwork and willingness to learn and accept new tasks / challenges. This position requires the use of problem-solving skills along with a strong understanding of radar system technology to deliver business value to our customer.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct research, design, test and evaluation of naval surveillance radars and navigation systems
  • Support all phases of system development, including integration, validation and verification of radar capabilities and electronic components
  • Research of modern radar system, software, hardware, and information assurance requirements
  • Technical risk assessment of third-party radar designs and architectures
  • Analysis of modern radar interfaces, message protocols, and high-speed switch networks
  • Performance analysis of antenna equipment and digital signal processing algorithms
  • Ability to design and implement within a team environment with minimal direction
  • Collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of radar engineers and subject matter experts
  • Communicate regularly with customers and project team lead to ensure effective work partnerships

Requirements / Skills

  • Prefer MS in Engineering or Computer Science with concentration in antenna / radar coursework
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in radar systems engineering, design, analysis, and/or test
  • Understands fundamental radar principles and has demonstrated success in developing complex electromagnetic systems
  • Familiar with modern systems and software engineering processes
  • Experience collaborating with highly technical customers on system development projects
  • Demonstrated success on radar-related system and software development projects
  • Effective written and verbal skills
  • Able to work and thrive in both individual and team-based development environments
  • Position requires US Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Secret-level security clearance with the US Government

Additional Skills of Interest (not required)

  • Prefer 10-15 years of experience in radar systems engineering, design, analysis, and/or test
  • Expertise in radar system components, operating curves, design parameters, performance trades, and propagation models
  • Expertise in detection processing, tracking algorithms, and common ARPA functions
  • Experience designing, operating, and maintaining S-band and X-band radar systems, specifically on naval surface ships, submarines, or other mobile military platforms
  • Experience conducting data analysis in MATLAB on theoretical sensor models, synthetic data sets, and live measurements
  • Experience integrating Radar with commercial or DoD Navigation Systems like VMS
  • Experience in Linux frameworks, modern message protocols, network architectures, and virtual computing
  • Experience collaborating with Government agencies on tactical software development projects
  • Exposure to information assurance (IA) and cybersecurity technology
  • Understanding of DoD engineering design practices

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Middletown , United States