Senior Radar Systems Engineer

MITRE   •  

Bedford, MA

Less than 5 years

Posted 242 days ago

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The candidate will provide technical support to a variety of government and internal projects in the area of radar engineering. The candidate will play a key role in helping MITRE sponsors develop requirements, assess and mitigate risks, and prioritize engineering activities. The candidate’s responsibilities will include conducting field experiments, analyzing data, modeling radar behavior, and prototyping new software algorithms and/or hardware for insertion into both fielded and developmental systems. The successful candidate will have a background in electrical engineering or physics, as well as strong written and oral communication skills.
Key Functions:

  • Model, test, and analyze radar systems at the system, module, and component levels in order to support hardware and software fielding decisions. 
  • Prototype new software algorithms and hardware designs for insertion into existing and developmental radar

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with at least two subject areas typically employed in radars such as antennas, signal processing, tracker design, RF hardware, or electromagnetic propagation. 
  • Familiarity with MATLAB, or a similar programming language 
  • Effective oral and written technical communication skills

Minimum Qualifications:

BS and 3 years related experience