Senior Systems Engineer II - Radar Systems

in Plano, TX

Senior Systems Engineer II - Radar Systems Job

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    AS&T - Radar & Weapon Systems-21001080

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    Plano, TX, US

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    Day - 1st

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    Yes, 25 % of the Time

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Senior Radar Systems Engineer II
We are a company of innovators, game changers, and entrepreneurs. As a prime contractor, we provide a broad range of communication, electronic and sensor systems used on military and commercial platforms across the globe. We embrace innovative and progressive ideas to advance our products for military and commercial customers. The Electronic Systems Segment (ESS) provides a broad range of aerospace systems, security and detection systems, and pilot training. 
L3 AS&T is built on the proposition that a small team of the right people can do what others will not even attempt. We specialize in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced small UASs, affordable radar systems, weapon systems, and RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.
We are currently looking for a Senior Radar Systems Engineer II. In this role, you will hold responsibility for radar system design and analysis in our Advanced Systems and Technology division. As a senior member of the team, you will be expected to provide leadership and mentorship for proprietary programs in our R&D environment. You will use your excellent people skills and experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment.
You will demonstrate success by:
  • Radar system synthesis and conceptualization in a design-to-cost environment
  • Radar performance prediction in benign, cluttered and EA environment
  • Radar requirements definition, flow down and traceability
  • Radar system trade studies such as waveform, frequency, antenna configuration, phase noise, etc.
  • Prescribe the integration and test steps necessary to bring up and verify radar performance, to include detailed test planning and writing test software requirements
  • Customer and sub-contractor interface
  • Direct activities of integrated product team
  • Generate proposals and white papers to generate new business
  • Other duties as assigned
Our Values are an integral part of who we are. We seek candidates who share our values:
  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Accountability
  • Respect

Job Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. citizen with an existing DoD clearance with current 5-year update and the ability to obtain and maintain any additional clearances as required by program needs
  • BSEE or equivalent required; advanced degree desired
  • 8-10 years’ relevant experience in radar system requirements development, analysis, design, integration, verification and test.
  • Strong RF background with a working knowledge of electronic scanned antennas, receivers, exciters and digital signal processing
  • Understanding of radar processing, such as pulsed Doppler, pulse compression, MTI, SAR, ATR, STAP, tracking, sensor fusion, etc.
  • Understanding of EVMS metrics and Design-to-Cost development
  • Matlab
  • Desired experience includes millimeter wave radar, and radar seeker design and analysis
  • Desired experience also includes Radar Captive Flight Test, Radar bring up, and radar system simulation and modeling
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Physical requirements include the ability to lift up to 20 lbs. and the ability to travel up to 20%
L3 Technologies, Inc. is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L3 maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified and all will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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