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Radar Engineer

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Job Number:
643887
Job Category:
Electrical Engineering
Location:
RIDGECREST, CA US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Secret
Description:
Job Description:
The successful Radar Engineer will provide radar engineering support for design, integration, verification, modification, and maintenance of ground radar and associated electronic devices. This includes hands-on project management, system overhaul and integration, configuration management, and technical writing. The selected candidate will provide expertise in support of engineering tasking for geographically disperse sites, systems, and components associated with the Aircrew Electronic Warfare Tactical Training Range (AEWTTR). These training ranges are located at Cherry PT, NC, Fallon, NV, Yuma, AZ, and Whidbey Is, WA.  Additional efforts may include systems at China Lake and other Navy range facilities.
 
Successful candidate will work with an in-house engineering team to develop and integrate, provide system hardware-software-network design, technical planning, verification and validation, and fielding of radar emitter systems. Evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for systems. Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.  Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area.  Develop technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution.  Develop solutions to technical problems and issues requiring technical knowledge. Communicate with internal and client project team members.  Maximizing use of COTS components will be a key focus of design activities.


Qualifications:
Basic Qualifications
Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted for a technical degree on a case-by-case basis. Position requires a thorough understanding and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of closed loop ground radar and possess broad understanding of related specialty areas.
 
Candidate will require a working understanding of some or all of the following technical areas:
•  Ground based radar systems and theory
•  Radar transmitters and subsystems
•  High Voltage Power Supplies (HVPS)
•  Radar receivers, RF down converters, digital radar receiver processing
•  Waveguide subsystems and antennas
•  Mono-pulse radar antenna systems and antenna interfaces
•  Antenna pedestals, pedestal controls, and servo systems
•  Digital/analog computer systems
•  Communications (multiplexer equipment, VHF, UHF, microwave, etc.)
 
Additional desired skills include:
•  Skilled use of test equipment (i.e. RF Network Analyzer, Logic Analyzer, Spectrum
   Analyzers, etc.)
•  Strong oral and written communication skills
•  Currently possess or ability to obtain secret clearance
•  Valid driver’s license

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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