Senior Scientist

Telephonics Corporation   •  

Port Hueneme, CA

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Not Specified years

Posted 61 days ago

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Job Description


SEG has formed a team to pursue the Advanced Radar In-Service support contract at Navy Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme (NSWC PHD). This effort is to establish a technical infrastructure to oversee the fielding and readiness of Active Electronically Scanned Arrays (AESA) radars in surface Navy. This fundamentally new architecture (for surface Navy) is represented by the Dual-Band Radar (DBR) on an aircraft carrier, the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR, AN/SPY-6) on Flight III Destroyers, and the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR)-and AMDR variant in two different configurations) on aircraft carriers, amphibious ships and future frigates.

Systems Engineering Group, Inc. (SEG) is a highly regarded and leading provider of missile systems engineering and analysis. SEG has a small company atmosphere with approximately 120 staff at the Columbia location. Principal customers include the U.S. Navy, Missile Defense Agency, AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense Program, and Program Executive Offices for Integrated Warfare Systems and Ships. SEG is headquartered in Columbia, MD and is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telephonics Corporation. SEG provides excellent benefits and outstanding growth opportunities.

We are an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or any other protected characteristic. Reasonable accommodations may include but are not limited to, that which may enable individuals with disabilities and special disabled veterans to perform the essential functions of this position.

Job description:

Systems Engineering Group, Inc. (SEG) has a job opening for a full-time senior scientist to support the growing technical needs of the Navy's advanced radars including the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) and other Advanced Navy radar programs including Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR) and Dual Band radar (DBR). SEG is seeking knowledgeable candidates wanting a challenging career in this important naval area that will have a direct impact on our nation's national defense. Responsibilities will include:

  • Subject matter expert supporting the lead government official in charge of the Advanced Radar fleet introduction and sustainment effort
  • Support the government Contracting Officer over the three primary radar areas and assist with solving all technical strategic and tactical level issues facing the various programs.
  • Works with all Task Leads to achieve maximum leverage in operational, threat, vulnerability, and future capability analyses identifying the risks and opportunities of highest impact across the Advanced Radar space
  • Identifying system level concerns and solutions
  • Working with peers in related radar areas to develop consistent procedures

Required Skills


EDUCATION: PhD in a science field, masters with related experience may qualify


  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance
  • Ability to problem solve and a foundation in physics will be an advantage in this position
  • Ability to work well with a team
  • Use of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Logistics experience or sustainment engineering experience


  • ACTIVE DoD Secret Clearance
  • 10 years in Life or Physical science
  • Familiarity with Department of Defense Military Systems
  • Familiarity with naval radar systems


SEG's benefit package include Major Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance. SEG has a generous 401k with company match. In additional to a generous vacation leave and sick leave SEG offers a flexible work schedule.