Radar Systems Engineer

USA-VA-Fairfax
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-27686
Required Clearance
Secret
Category
Engineering-Systems
Employment Type
Full Time

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Department of Defense secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

Responsibilities for this Position

General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Radar Systems Engineer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The selected candidate will work with collaborative teams to create and manage various General Dynamics Mission Systems and client technologies. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Radar Systems Engineer will enhance their skill set among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

Radar Systems Engineers analyze, design, develop and test General Dynamics Mission Systems to ensure the integration of software, hardware, reliability, maintainability, safety and other requirements in the total engineering effort.  The main role for this position is to perform as technical lead on surface Navy Radar Programs.  Additional Responsibilities include formulating operational concepts; performing mission, functional, cost-benefit and risk analysis; selecting systems architecture; and preparing specifications for General Dynamics Mission Systems operating systems to ensure designs meet applicable security specifications. These individuals may also be asked to document security on both new and fielded information systems or provide accreditation/certification evaluation and test support to ensure all technical security features are considered and functioning properly.

 

Qualifications: 

  • A minimum of 15 years experience in system design, integration, test, verification, and validation
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in SIGINT applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, systems engineering, or related engineering field
  • Demonstrated history of leading large, distributed, and multi-disciplinary engineering teams
  • Experience as an IPT lead on large programs (>= ACAT III Program of Record preferred)
  • Experience as a technical lead on proposals containing significant engineering development
  • Experience in full engineering lifecycle to include: concept development, customer engagement and shaping, solution and proposal creation, design, integration, test, verification, validation, logistics, training, sustainment and obsolescence handling.
  • Experience designing, specifying requirements, inspecting, verifying, and debugging RF systems to include the following elements: antennas, RF distribution systems, RF filtering technologies (such as different types of band-pass, low-pass, and high pass filters), LNAs, IP2/3, phase noise, ADCs, DACs, high-power amplifiers, phase-matched systems, RF link budgets
  • Working knowledge of FPGA technologies, real time embedded systems, and java enterprise development environments
  • Experience working with version control systems and issue tracking systems
  • Experience with DOORS
  • Experience designing and developing naval based SIGNIT systems
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

 

Company Overview

General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.  With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas.  Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency.  We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose.  You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.  If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!

 

General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce.  EOE/Disability/Veteran

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