RADAR Engineer Subject Matter Expert - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (www.mantech.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented RADAR Engineer Subject Matter Expert to join our team in Chantilly, VA to provide unparalleled support to our customer and to begin an exciting and rewarding career within ManTech.

Job Description:

As a Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA), provide technical oversight of the next generation of radar systems, signal & data processing technologies, algorithms, and electronic protection techniques for the National Reconnaissance Office’s (NRO) Advanced Systems and Technology (AS&T) space system acquisition & development programs.  This position will drive the future of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance with the next generation of satellite technologies.

Responsibilities (included, but not limited to):

  • Support to acquisition, source selection and programmatic processes, to include requirements decomposition, requirements verification and validation and evaluate technical alternatives including cost and risk for RADAR systems/technologies.
  • Mature RADAR system technologies for transition into operations
  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detailed trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Develop documents and briefings to communicate work or study status, brief government and industry as required
  • Evaluate contractor/developer performance.  ldentify and assess program risks – provide recommendations to COTR.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI w/poly
  • Bachelor degree in engineering, science or related discipline
  • 10 to 15-years experience with radar system design, development, engineering, test, evaluation, and data analysis
  • Experience with acquisition life cycle and requirements processes
  • Aptitude for on-site Systems Engineering and Technical Advisor (SETA) work
  • Effective customer engagement, interpersonal communications, writing, and briefing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and team environment
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in engineering, science or related discipline
  • Experience in one or more of the following:
    • Current or future NRO systems
    • Small Satellite systems development, integration, testing and operations
  • Experience with Department of Defense (DoD) or the Intelligence Community (IC) R&D organizations

Security Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI with polygraph

Travel Requirements:  Up to 10% of time

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to be in a stationary position more than 50% of the time
  • Must be able to communicate, converse, and exchange information with peers and senior personnel
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a computer


ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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