This position will serve asRadar Cross Section (RCS) Engineer for the Advanced Dynamic Measurement System(ADAMS) Team at the Atlantic Test Range (ATR), Patuxent River, MD. As part of alarger test team the RCS Engineer will support ADAMS by performing RCS flighttest data analysis, supporting RCS flig
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Patuxent River, Maryland, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
This position will serve as
Radar Cross Section (RCS) Engineer for the Advanced Dynamic Measurement System
(ADAMS) Team at the Atlantic Test Range (ATR), Patuxent River, MD. As part of a
larger test team the RCS Engineer will support ADAMS by performing RCS flight
test data analysis, supporting RCS flight operations, test planning, and
coordinating with flight test customers. In addition to test measurement
duties, the RCS engineer will utilize his or her skills to support independent
studies that contribute to development of this state-of-the-art RCS measurement
facility.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Process and
perform Quality Assurance review of RCS flight data.
•Coordinate
with customers to communicate Range capabilities and gather customer
requirements. Participate in test planning process for upcoming projects.
•Coordinate
with Team Lead to support upgrades to the radar to meet data requirements.
•Conduct
flight testing as RCS Project Engineer (overall responsibility).
•Provide
recommendations for process improvements to radar, processing software and QA
process.
•Actively
participate in Range Certification efforts.
•Conduct
independent studies as needed to support ADAMS understanding of RCS
phenomenology.
•Provide
other support, as required, as defined by the ASAM Branch Head and/or the ADAMS
Team Lead.
Other Experience, Skills, Requirements and
Information:
•At least 4
years’ experience associated with engineering functions related to development,
test, or evaluation of instrumentation systems is required.
•Candidate
should have a sound understanding of RCS scattering phenomenology.
•A
background in RCS measurements as well as either RCS design or modeling and
simulation is highly desired.
•Proficiency
in MATLAB required.
•Knowledge
of RCS signal processing (i.e. FFT, windowing, statistics, and probability
distribution functions) is required.
•Should be
able to support a dynamic work schedule and some travel will be required.
•Applicant
must possess a valid driver’s license.
•Applicant
must pass a pre-employment drug screen and is subject to Random Drug Screens.
Education:
•A
bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from a school of engineering
having at least one professional engineering curriculum accredited by the
Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) (or in related
disciplines such as physics, mathematics or computer science).
Clearance Requirements:
•Must be a
US Citizen and must be able to obtain and hold a Top Secret Clearance.
Work Conditions:
•Conditions
will vary. Most work is performed in enclosed buildings, but some outside work
may be required. Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and
reaching.
All responses will be handled with strict
confidentiality.
Job Requirements:
•At least 4
years’ experience associated with engineering functions related to development,
test, or evaluation of instrumentation systems is required.
•Candidate
should have a sound understanding of RCS scattering phenomenology.
•A
background in RCS measurements as well as either RCS design or modeling and
simulation is highly desired.
•Proficiency
in MATLAB required.
•Knowledge
of RCS signal processing (i.e. FFT, windowing, statistics, and probability
distribution functions) is required.
•Should be
able to support a dynamic work schedule and some travel will be required.
•Applicant
must possess a valid driver’s license.
•Applicant
must pass a pre-employment drug screen and is subject to Random Drug Screens.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation: no
Travel: yes
Job Ident #: R0020428
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