Radar Engineer with Security Clearance

Wharton, New Jersey
May 19, 2024
May 22, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
About Peraton Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.
Responsibilities In this position with Peraton Labs, you will serve as the Radar System Engineer and Subject Matter Expert for efforts related to Precision Fires Radars (PFR) integrated with Armament Systems. You will work strategically with Radar Team members, the Radar Team Lead, Government Branch Chief, Senior Government Leadership, and PM/Customer reps to execute System and Technical Engineering tasks for various PFR programs. The candidate will support PFR system development and integration through working with an interdisciplinary group of scientists and engineers, interfacing with IPT members from Academia, Industry, and Government, reviewing technical design materials, providing recommendations, conducting analysis tasks on advanced signal processing techniques and radar data, documenting project plans, system engineering artifacts, derived subsystem requirements and test planning and execution/support. Responsibilities include: Planning, implementing, and pro-actively correcting issues related to performance and technical risk management for PFR efforts
Providing support and subject matter expertise in various PFR disciplines related to the design, development, and testing of PFR systems and integration with armament systems, including high accuracy ground based radar systems tracking projectiles, threats (for some missions)
Enabling advanced capabilities through a Radar to Munition Datalink for Command guidance and Navigation support
Developing and utilizing modeling and simulation tools related to radar systems, signal processing, and tracker algorithms
Conducting technical analysis to evaluate performance of existing radar systems, suggesting methods of improvement of radar performance, and assessing future system performance in new mission areasQualifications 5 years with BS/BA; 3 years with MS/MA; 0 years with PhD Degree in Physics or Computer/Electrical Engineering
Subject Matter Expert level knowledge of Radar Systems design in the areas of guided and unguided projectile tracking, Unmanned Aerial System tracking, missile tracking
Experience with RF data links to support control of guided projectiles
The ability to analyze recorded and simulated data from a variety of PFR systems, parsing, organization, manipulation of data to generate plots, tables, and derive meaningful conclusions based on specific project needs
Expertise in Signal processing, electronics design and fabrication, Radar/Radiofrequency system design and integration, project management, and general system engineering
Radar algorithm analysis experience using MATLAB
U.S. Citizenship Required
Ability to obtain Secret Clearance
Willingness to travel 10%
Target Salary Range $112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors. SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range EEO An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran. Our Values Benefits At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way. Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care