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Radar Engineer SME

Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21005
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Peraton is seeking a Radar Engineer Subject Matter Expert (SME) to support radar research and development (R&D) efforts at one of the Army's R&D Centers of Excellence at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland.

The Radar Engineering SME will have opportunities to impact the next generation of radar systems, signal & data processing technologies, algorithms, and electronic protection techniques in association with Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), (Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR,) and Moving Target Indicator (MTI), and Force Protection (Counterfire Target Acquisition (CTA)) radar systems. The SME must be a Senior Engineer with significant relevant experience in radar systems and technologies; signal processing techniques; and radar systems test and evaluation.

The SME shall provide technical expertise, mentoring and advice to government and contractor engineers in the following:

1) systems engineering

2) laboratory and field testing

3) concept evaluation

4) technology evaluation

5) measures of operational effectiveness

6) knowledge of both low and high frequency radar systems

7) advisement and engineering technical support

8) training and mentoring of junior engineers

9) perform trade studies.


  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or similar field, Master's Degree preferred.
  • 20+ years experience in radar system design, development, engineering, test, evaluation, and data analysis 15+ years of systems engineering experience with radar, RF, and C4ISR systems
  • 10+ years of experience in the development of test plans, procedures and schedules, conducting tests, and generating reports detailing laboratory and field tests/demonstrations
  • Experience as a Senior Engineer providing technical oversight to radar development programs
  • Ability to conduct technical training and mentoring in a wide variety of radar concepts and radar-related topics
  • Experience in writing test procedures and data analysis, including customer acceptance testing in radar systems
  • Understanding of MATLAB, C/C++/C Sharp, or Java programming languages to develop algorithms and M&S environments
  • Experience in reviewing engineering design documentation and interface control documents
  • Experience in the preparation of technical reports, technical briefings, technical drawings, performance work statements, system developmental schedules, performance specifications, and requirements documentation, and in presenting results to senior management TS/SCI clearance preferred but at a minimum, must have active Secret clearance and be eligible for a Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance.
  • This position requires U.S. citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

The successful candidate must be a U.S. Citizen and possess and be able to maintain a Secret to TS/SCI Security Clearance, as a qualification and condition for employment.

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-14 Expires: 2021-06-12

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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