Senior Radar SME in Aberdeen, MD at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

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Job Description:   Parsons is seeking a Senior Radar subject matter expert (SME) to support on-going radar research and development (R&D) efforts at one of the Army’s R&D Centers of Excellence, C5ISR Center, at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Maryland.

As a member of the  Parsons team, the Senior Radar SME will have opportunities to influence the next generation of radar systems, signal & data processing technologies, algorithms, and electronic protection techniques as applied to 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 (MS preferred) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Physics or similar field
  • 15+ 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
  • 15+ 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 (as part of the configuration control and design process) 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
  • This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense TS/SCI level security clearance, which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract

Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Top Secret SCI clearance.

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