The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
13 days old
2018-08-032018-09-03

R&D Radar Systems Engineer (Early/Mid-Career)

Albuquerque, NM
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The ISR Mission Engineering Department \(05349\) is seeking an early to mid\-career Radar Systems Engineers to provide fundamental RF skills in the research and development of advanced radar systems, hardware, software design, and mission engineering\. The ability to travel approximately 15% of the time is needed\.

On any given day, you may be called on to:

+ Contribute to innovative radar systems design, analysis and integration\.
+ Evaluate radar system performance and phenomenology\.
+ Participate in formal program reviews\.
+ Define, flow, and trace product requirements\.
+ Develop Concepts of Operation\.
+ Develop test and qualification plans\.
+ Shape or guide research activities to support program needs\.
+ Document technical research using configuration management and collaborative environment tools\.
+ You will problem solve and support anomaly resolution activities\.
+ You will be the technical specialist that will collaborate with other design and support organizations\.
+ Serve as a Sandia representative on multi\-organizational project teams\.

Required:

+ Bachelors and Masters degree in electrical engineering or other graduate degree in science or mathematics with experience in electromagnetic sensing systems\.
+ Understanding of/Experience with the fundamentals of signal processing, 3D Geometry and electromagnetism\.
+ Experience with Matlab for modeling and analyzing systems\.
+ The ability to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance is required\.

Desired:

Your background ought to include experience with:

+ Experience with Radar System hardware, software, systems analysis, and scattering phenomenology\.
+ Experience with electrical, electronics, and mechanical foundations to review designs with Mechanical, Electronics, Microwave, and RF Engineers\.
+ Python and C, C\+\+ software experience\.
+ Experience with Geographic Information System \(GIS\)\.
+ Ability to understand mathematically complex systems, develop and analyze models, and draw concise conclusions from them\.
+ Passion for field test work\.
+ Experience interacting with military personnel and protocol\.
+ Experience leading teams of people\.
+ Proven capability to collaboratively work with both internal and external clientele to the organization\.
+ Comfort with a position of technical leadership and the responsibility to make decisions and support them\.
+ Experience in preparing, publishing and presenting technical information including patents\.
+ Good technical communications skills \-\- in conversation, presentation, and writing\.
+ Critical thinking skills to determine root cause failure in complex systems\.
+ Ability to work well with others with a positive attitude\.
+ Active DOE Q\-level or DOD TS clearance\.

Do you have substantiated ability to perform within a dynamic environment that sometimes requires quick problem\-solving skills? Shown ability to work in multi\-disciplinary teams? Then we would like to talk with you\. Please apply now\.

Department Description:

The Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance \(ISR\) Mission Engineering Department, 5349, provides multidisciplinary system\-level and mission engineering in support of ongoing and future Airborne ISR missions\. Missions can include multiple Radar sensor modes such as spotlight, dual\-resolution, and video synthetic aperture radar \(SAR\); coherent change detection \(CCD\); multi\-look imaging; and ground moving target indication \(GMTI\)\. The department is responsible for the design, oversight and delivery of full\-up systems for a wide variety of applications, operating environments and customers\.

About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nations best\-in\-class science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting\-edge work in a broad array of areas\. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

+ Challenging work withamazingimpact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide
+ Extraordinary co\-workers
+ Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world
+ Career advancement and enrichment opportunities
+ Flexible schedules, generous vacations,strongmedical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance\*

_World\-changing technologies\. Life\-changing careers\._ Learn more about Sandia at: http://www\.sandia\.gov

\*These benefits vary by job classification\.

Security Clearance:

Position requires a Department of Energy \(DOE\) granted Q\-level security clearance\.

Sandia is required by DOE directive to conduct a pre\-employment drug testing, and a pre\-employment background review that includes personal reference checks, law enforcement record and credit checks, and employment and education verifications\. Applicants for employment must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q\-level security clearance, which requires U\.S\. citizenship\.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance\. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by the DOE, rendering the inability to perform the duties assigned and resulting in termination of employment\.

EEO Statement:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status\.

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