KEYW Corporation

  • SAR Systems Engineer & Image Scientist

    Job Locations 8 hours ago(3/21/2019 2:26 PM)
    # of Openings
    Posted Date
    Job Locations
  • Overview


    KeyW is looking for an entry to mid-level engineer or scientist to support the analysis, calibration and performance modeling of airborne synthetic aperture radar systems.  The successful candidate should be aware of all aspects of a radar system from a theoretical perspective and a signal processing perspective.  The candidate will work alongside senior engineers and scientists to model system performance and error sources, develop algorithms, and support flight testing and performance evaluations.




    • Conduct research in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging and exploitation techniques including difficult target detection, change detection techniques, and tomographic processing. 
    • Develop and assess novel methods of utilizing SAR data.
    • Support and implement automated production processing of SAR data.
    • Provide on-going support to experimental and operational deployments.
    • Develop collection planning, performance analysis, system calibration and problem resolution. 
    • Aid in the design and development of innovative processing algorithms and custom exploitation tools for the KeyRadar system.



    • 12-15 Years relevant experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering Physics with knowledge of RF systems, digital signal processing; a Master’s degree is preferred, with coursework in: Stochastic Processes, Network Theory, Signal
    • Processing, Fourier Analysis, Optics, Electromagnetic Wave Propagation and Phenomenology.
    • Experience with Linux systems, programming in Python required.




    Must be able obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.



    About the Organization


    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to everyone, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    Website Feed


    Location: Severn, MD


    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.



    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share to your network!

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.