Radar (RCS) Signal Processing Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/18/17
5 - 7 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/18/17



MDA Information Systems LLC is looking for an Radar (RCS) Signal Processing Engineer.  The position is located at our Ann Arbor, MI area location. 

The selected candidate  will work with collaborative teams on various technical projects associated with the core mission, and will enhance their skill set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. Our engineers enjoy a flexible work environment, where contributions are recognized and rewarded!

  This position  provide an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. MDA employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.


The Company

MDA Information Systems LLC is a major supplier of weather information and geospatial intelligence. Our firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government. MDA Information Systems LLC offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, Flexible Spending Account and tuition assistance. MDA Information Systems LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer



To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen and be eligible for a clearance.






  • Provide system engineering leadership in EM/RCS (electromagnetic/radar cross section) signature and SAR (synthetic-aperture radar) projects.
  • Engineer innovative system and subsystem level hardware and algorithms for EM/RCS and SAR applications and related technologies that solve real-world customer problems.
  • Develop and improve on EM/RCS signal processing algorithms for signature diagnostics.
  • Code algorithms in Matlab and Python.
  • Work with software development team to support transition from research grade code to operational code.
  • Work with hardware development team to develop robust deployed systems.
  • Guide integration and test activities, verification and validation of functional and performance requirements.
  • Provide excellent leadership communications with customer, partners, and team.
  • Support business development efforts.




  • 5 year minimum experience and expertise in electromagnetic/radar cross section (EM/RCS) and radio-frequency (RF) engineering and practical application.
  • Competent with EM/RCS signature technology, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology and related signal processing algorithms.
  • System engineering expertise in EM/RCS, SAR hardware and algorithms.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to develop algorithms pertaining to EM/RCS signatures and SAR.
  • Ability to code algorithms in Matlab and Python.
  • Ability to lead and execute algorithm testing and simulation.
  • A Master’s degree in ElectricalEngineering or equivalent experience and/or education.
  • Excellent communications and writing skills.
  • Ability to guide engineers in executing programs.
  • Ability to inspire customer confidence and satisfaction


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