Polaris Alpha

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Radar Engineering Lead

Radar Engineering Lead

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Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret/SCI
APG Aberdeen, MD - Client Site

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Job Description

Polaris Alpha is seeking a Senior Radar Engineer to lead our team as an onsite Technical Lead performing on-going radar research and development (R&D) efforts at one of the Army’s premier R&D Centers of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland.

The Technical Lead will collaborate with our customer and team to influence the next generation of radar systems, signal data processing technologies, radar open architecture concepts. The team will support the analysis, research, development, test and evaluation of new technologies for current and future Army radar systems, including Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR,) and Moving Target Indicator (MTI), Foliage Penetration (FOPEN), and Force Protection (Counterfire Target Acquisition) radar systems. The Technical Lead must be a Senior Engineer with relevant experience in radar systems and technologies. The Technical Lead will provide technical expertise, mentoring and advice to our team of engineers, software engineers, system engineers and data analyst in the following: 1) systems engineering; 2) laboratory and field testing; 3) concept evaluation; 4) technology evaluation; 5) measures of operational effectiveness; 6) knowledge of both low and high frequency radar systems; 7) advisement and engineering technical support; 8) training and mentoring of junior engineers; and 9) performance of trade studies.

Required Skills

• BS (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or similar field
• 10+ years’ experience in radar system design, development, engineering, test, evaluation, and data analysis
• 10+ years’ of systems engineering experience
• 10+ years’ of experience in the development of test plans, procedures and schedules, conducting tests, and generating reports detailing laboratory and field tests/demonstrations
• Experience in writing test procedures and data analysis, including customer acceptance testing in radar systems.
• Experience in using MATLAB
• Experience in reviewing engineering design documentation (as part of the configuration control and design process) and interface control documents
• Experience in the preparation of technical reports, technical briefings, technical drawings, performance work statements, system developmental schedules, performance specifications, and requirements documentation, and in presenting results to senior management
• This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

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