Radar Systems Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: KDRSS-310039
    • Job Location: Dahlgren, VA
    • Job Level: Mid Career
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 05/16/2022
    • Years of Experience: 5+
    • Radford Job Code: 04841-04846
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Job Description

Kratos Defense & Rocket Support Services is currently seeking a Radar System Engineer.  Successful candidate will work as part of a team to support NSWC/DD Radar Dual Band Radar(DBR) program.  This includes providing Subject Matter Experts to support Technical Interchange Meetings and other technical working groups to recommend review and approve design changes needed in DBR to meet requirements and operate in accordance with the system specifications. NSWC/DD will analyze collected data to support the verification of system functionality including verification of Technical Performance Measures, Electronic Attack/Electronic Protection, and clutter performance. This tasking also includes supporting the integration of Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement System(SEWIP), TPX-42 with Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) or Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE). NSWC/DD will provide SME for the evaluation of the Tech Refresh approach providing recommendations on hardware and operating system selections.

Experience and Skills

Education/Professional Certifications:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an a school of engineering or from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields of study: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics or Physics
  • A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields of study: Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Physics; or
  • A Ph.D degree from an accredited college or university in one of the following fields of study: Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineer, Electronics Engineering, Mathematics, Computer Science, or Physics.

General Experience:

  • Minimum ten years of Engineering experience if Candidate has a Bachelor’s degree; or
  • Minimum eight years of Engineering experience if Candidate has a Master’s degree; or
  • Minimum five years of Engineering experience if Candidate has a Ph.D degree.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have active DoD Secret clearance

Specialized Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in complex radar system engineering and analysis. Solid technical radar background with knowledge of radar range equations, radar signal processing such as match filter and radar electromagnetic concepts.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to perform detailed and complex calculations and knowledge of practices/principles necessary to assess advanced radar systems concepts, specifications and perform system integration.
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Job Benefits

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Tax Savings Accounts (HSA / FSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • PTO
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Holidays
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