KEYW Corporation

Synthetic Aparture Radar (SAR) Staff Engineer

1 week ago
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KeyW is a leading provider of software defined synthetic aperture radar and high performance SAR processing systems.  KeyW designs, develops, installs, tests, operates and maintains these systems for multiple DoD and commercial customers, both in CONUS and OCONUS. 


We are growing our business and have multiple staffing requirements for personnel that span a large range of disciplines related to our SAR business area.  Our capabilities and reputation in this regard are second to none, and we are in need of motivated, dynamic individuals capable of meeting the many challenges and opportunities being presented to our group.


If you have one or more of the skills listed below, we would like to hear from you.


Desired Skills:

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work directly with customers and work well in a team
  • Experience in developing, building, fielding, and/or maintaining radar hardware, software, and test equipment
  • Familiarity with standard lab tools: oscilloscopes, network analyzers, power meters, spectrum analyzers, time domain reflectometers, etc.
  • RF design experience
  • Experience in radar data processing, analysis and/or algorithm development
  • I&T of electronic equipment onto aircraft
  • Operating airborne SAR or SAR processing equipment
  • Experience in troubleshooting of electronic and/or RF systems, both in a lab and in the field
  • FPGA firmware design and implementation
  • Design and implementation of electronic system control software
  • Ability to support QRC missions that involve the rapid deployment and use of KeyW radar assets in support of urgent DoD operational requirements
  • Willing to travel to support radar or processing systems; Travel is typically less than 5%
  • Ability to leverage emerging technology and apply it in innovative ways to quickly solve unique, complex operational problems

Degree:  BS or MS in EE, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Physics or Math with emphasis in Radar, Imagery, or Signals Processing, or a related field


Location:  Severn MD


Clearance:  Must be able to obtain a Government Security Clearance.  An existing SECRET clearance is a plus.


KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


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