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Sensor Systems Engineer 

Category Engineering  
Description

The Sensors Division focuses on technology development for advanced sensor systems, particularly in the areas of airborne/surface-based radar, electronic warfare, underwater acoustics, hyperspectral imaging and EO/IR sensing. Within this role, we perform work at full system prototypes, experiment campaigns and technology component development. Particular development roles within the Sensors Division include RF analog/digital hardware, acoustic hardware, signal processing algorithms, machine learning algorithms, tracking/fusion, as well as real-time embedded processor implementation.

STR is hiring a Sensor Systems Engineer who will work with a team to perform advanced system and algorithm development using established systems engineering approaches. Based on detailed trade studies and requirements analysis, our Sensor Systems Engineer will develop modern solutions to satisfy current system requirements as well as future challenges and perform functions involved in all aspects of design.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Generating ne RF system architectures employing Digital AESA’s
  • I&T for design verification or to enable operational software development
  • Designing hardware architectures that maximize sensor performance?
  • Develop RF hardware models (system level, component level)
  • Work with measured RF sensor data to develop system models and conduct performance analyses for the purposes of design trades
  • Develop RF propagation and scattering models
 
Position Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. Citizen with the ability to obtain a Security Clearance
  • PhD, MS or BS degree in electrical engineering, physics, applied mathematics or related technical discipline
  • Strong scientific programming skills including Matlab, Simulink and/or C/C++

 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Active Security Clearance at the Secret or Top Secret (TS) level
  • Relevant experience designing, integrating and testing RF sensor systems
  • Familiarity with RF component technology and performance characteristics both military and commercial
  • Ability to translate customer requirements into sub systems specifications
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to describe complex technical concepts to other technical members of the team as well as to non-technical people

 

 

 
About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.


STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.


We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

 
EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at appassist@stresearch.com and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.
 

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