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Radar System Engineer

Malibu, CA, USA Req #375
Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Located in Malibu, California, HRL has been on the leading edge of technology, conducting pioneering research and advancing the state of the art.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Contribute technical expertise and work within a focused team that designs, integrates and tests radar systems operating from 10 to 200+ GHz. Work closely with scientists and engineers to develop specifications for radar frontend and backend components and apertures. Additional job functions include solving customer problems, writing invention disclosures, publishing papers, briefing customers, participating in proposal activities and assisting in marketing HRL expertise.

EXPERIENCE DESIRED: Familiarity with radar systems with an emphasis on the radar frontend and backend, phased array radar systems, digital signal processing, and radar algorithms. Experience with radars including operation, testing and analyzing radar data. Use of system simulators such as Simulink, VSS, and Systemvue.

KNOWLEDGE DESIRED: Working knowledge of radar systems with an emphasis on FMCW radars, radar simulators, radar algorithms, and the analysis of radar data. A working familiarity with common passive and active microwave structures as well as antennas. The ability to program algorithms in C++, MATLAB, or an equivalent. Knowledge of module and subsystem operation/integration is a plus. Familiarity with FPGAs and programming FPGAs is a plus.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Applicant must be able to interact professionally with program managers, co-workers, customers, perform detailed analyses of radar systems and components, and prepare written and oral presentations. Ability to work well in a team and independently. Must be willing to travel and work in a team of highly skilled engineers on complex projects, and willingness to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
EDUCATION DESIRED: BS, MS, or Ph.D. with minimum 5 years of experience in Radar Systems Engineering  

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): U.S. citizenship is required. Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance is required.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.

HRL offers a very competitive compensation and benefits package. Our benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K match, gym facilities, PTO, growth potential, and an exciting and challenging work environment.
HRL Laboratories is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and does not discriminate in recruiting, hiring, training or promoting, on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, medical condition, U.S. military or protected veteran status, union membership, or political affiliation. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Malibu, CA, USA