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Radar Engineering Lead

Radar Engineering Lead

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Required Top Secret/SCI
Huntsville, AL - Redstone Arsenal, AL

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Job Description

Do you have a strong systems engineering, radar system design, data analysis and testing background, and do you like to do hands on research? Do you like to evaluate new technology, and be on the bleeding edge? Do you desire to improve and influence the next generation of radar systems? If so, then look no further than a career at Polaris Alpha, as we have the role for you!

In an increasingly complex technical and operational global security environment, Polaris Alpha provides advanced technical capabilities, specialized domain expertise, and mission critical solutions to the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community customers.

We are 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.

Our 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. Our 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.

You must be a Senior Engineer with relevant experience in radar systems and technologies. Our Technical Lead will provide technical expertise, mentoring and advice to our team of software engineers, systems engineers and data analysts in the following areas:

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


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.
Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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