KEYW Corporation

  • Advanced Concept Engineer

    Job Locations 1 month ago(3/21/2019 2:27 PM)
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    US-MD | US-VA-Herndon | US-MD
  • Overview


    Do you have a passion for proposing novel solutions and working with teams to develop them? You want to work with fellow creative minds. You enjoy meeting customers and brainstorming solutions to challenging problems. Do you understand RF sensor and/or communication systems and their applications in aircraft, satellites, and/or ground systems?


    We are the Sensors and Processing Systems Division, a rapidly growing business within KeyW that is leading the development of highly flexible Software-Defined Radios for multi-INT collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination. We have the corporate investment, infrastructure, subject matter experts, and strategic focus to enable you to be successful.




    • Work directly with the customer and the KeyW team to create novel solutions to difficult problems in areas like Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), Moving Target Indication (MTI), Electronic Warfare (EW), SIGINT, Precision Geolocation (PGL), and Communications.
    • Lead the development of advanced concepts.
    • Meet with customers to understand challenges and present potential KeyW solutions.
    • Develop multiple highly technical solutions in collaboration with the KeyW team.
    • Write white papers and presentations to communicate your ideas.
    • Lead the technical writing for multiple proposals.
    • Act as Chief Systems Engineer or Program Manager during concept development phases.
    • Present results at conferences.
    • Work with the team to set priorities for Internal Research and Development (IR&D).
    • Lead relevant IR&D efforts.




    • Understanding of theory and practical applications Radio Frequency (RF) systems.
    • Working knowledge of Program Management principles.
    • Strong communication skills and the ability to work directly with customers and work well in a team.
    • Strong persuasive and technical writing skills.
    • Ability to travel 5% to 25%—depending on your interests.




    • Bachelors, Masters, or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Math, or a related discipline.


    Location: Dayton, OH


    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.



    This position requires a TS/SCI with Polygraph Clearance. An initial Secret level cleaarnce is desired.



    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.


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