Radar Signal Processing Engineer

2018-09-14
Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)
Other

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  full-time   employee


Tucson
Arizona
United States

Are you a Signal Processing Engineer looking to work a part-time schedule?

Did you work as a Signal Processing Engineer in the recent past and want to return to the work force?

Do you enjoy working in dynamic teams where you share your knowledge and learn?

Do you actively seek out complex radar signal processing problems to solve?

If your answer to those questions is an enthusiastic ?Yes!? then you may be the person we?re looking for to join our innovative team as a Radar Signal Processing Engineer. The Signal Processing Center at Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) in sunny Tucson, AZ is seeking a Radar Signal Processing Engineer to provide Radar Signal Processing expertise to sustain, extend and grow new business. We offer a full benefit package for part-time work at 30 hours per week! We also have comprehensive relocation. Learn more below and apply today!

The Signal Processing is composed of a team of highly skilled scientist and engineers who provide signal processing solutions to Raytheon Missile Systems. Signal Processing Center is responsible for development and deployment of signal processing solutions to support products that essentially help the War Fighter.

Diversity at Raytheon is about inclusiveness ? providing an atmosphere where everyone feels valued and empowered to perform at a peak level, regardless of the many ways people are different, including but not limited to age, race, gender, sexual orientation, family history or physical ability.

In Signal Processing we are responsible for:

  • Algorithm architecture and systems engineering
  • Algorithm conceptual design
  • Requirements definition and allocation
  • Performance assessment and modeling
  • Emerging and advanced technologies
  • New business capture

As a Radar Signal Processing Engineer, your tasks may include:
  • Concept development and performance trade studies for missile radar sensor applications
  • Development, prototyping, and testing radar sensor models and radar signal processing algorithms in detailed high fidelity simulations written in c/C++ and MATLAB
  • Testing, verification, and validation of radar sensor and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance
  • Working in a team environment to provide engineering support through participation in project design reviews and peer reviews for all phases of missile radar development tasks

Key Responsibilities (Essential Functions):
  • Participate in definition of team objectives
  • Develop and prototype algorithms
  • Provide concept and performance trade studies, demonstrate capabilities developed
  • Provide engineering support to projects through participation in project design reviews and peer reviews, including technical briefings to internal leadership and external customers
  • Communicate with senior management on major accomplishments, issues and concerns

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
  • Candidate must possess a BS Degree in Electrical Engineering, Math or Physics
  • Six (6) years of experience specifically in Radar Signal Processing (e.g. design requirements for radar systems, tactical or simulation algorithm prototyping or implementation)
  • Six (6) years of experience with MATLAB and C/C++ programming languages
  • Ability to produce technical documentation including customer briefings and specifications
  • Must possess prior coursework or experience in areas of digital signal processing, probability theory, stochastic signal processing and electromagnetic theory
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Secret clearance

Desired Education, Skills and Experience:
  • MS or Ph.D in EE, math or physics
  • Active Department of Defense secret clearance
  • Candidate possess experience in detection and estimation theory
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Solution oriented individual who has initiative and can communicate technical details effectively
  • Knowledge of hardware and software integration
  • Familiarity with FORTRAN and assembly code

This position requires the eligibility to obtain a security clearance. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Employment is contingent on other factors, including, but not limited to, background checks and drug screens.
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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.