The Airborne Radar Systems and Techniques Group develops radar technology solutions for defense-related intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) missions. The group develops and prototypes new capabilities at the system and subsystem level, leveraging advances in RF and signal processing technology, to provide new capabilities against emerging threats. Challenging problems are analyzed in a comprehensive manner by studying the underlying physics, current and emerging signal processing and hardware technology, experimental data, and system operating concepts in order to innovate next-generation systems. The group leverages highly-integrated RF subsystems, processing techniques (including MIMO, waveform design, adaptive processing), and electronic protection to enhance detection and tracking in challenging geophysical and signal environments. The group's programs typically entail phenomenology-based data collection, data-driven algorithm development, and culminate in field test and evaluation. Principal staff expertise in the group includes system engineering, digital signal processing, radar tracking and imaging, experimental physics, and hardware development and integration.
A radar engineer / scientist is needed to develop, implement, test and evaluate advanced airborne radar concepts and algorithms, as well as electronic warfare (EW) technologies, with emphasis on surveillance radars performing moving target indication (MTI), synthetic aperture radar (SAR), inverse synthetic aperture radar (ISAR), high range resolution (HRR) target imaging, and feature aided tracking. The work will involve new concept and algorithm development, radar / EW system modeling, experiment design, and data-driven analysis. Candidates must have radar system and/or digital signal processing knowledge, and experience with RF hardware, adaptive signal processing, detection, image processing, machine learning and/or tracking is highly desirable.
- MS in Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics or related field.
- In lieu of an MS, a BS in the above areas with a minimum of 3 years of directly related radar or signal processing experience will be considered.
- MATLAB, C or C++ programming experience is strongly desired. Candidates must be able to obtain elevated level of security clearance that is provided by Security Services Department.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.