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Senior Radar Design Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Leidos Defense Systems is seeking a Senior Radar Design Engineer to join a talented team within the Weapon System Technologies Department. The department’s goals include radar system development, integration, and testing. These goals include the inhouse development of hardware subsystems to include T/R modules antennas, and digital receiver/ exciters using a combination of IRAD and customer funding. The department performs radar design, hardware builds, algorithm development, software development, HWIL testing and analysis across a variety of both research and development and operational tasks.

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will support a broad set of phased array radar hardware and software design, prototyping, integration, testing, and analysis activities. Experience in following areas is desired:

  • RF design – Up/Down converters, oscillators, analog and digital beamforming networks, RF cascades, transceivers, phased array antenna performance trades
  • Signal processing – Waveform design, matched filtering, detections processing, clutter rejection, target feature extraction
  • Calibration – Far-field and/or near-field calibration techniques for AESAs
  • Tracking – Design and analysis of Kalman filters, IMMs, detection to track association varieties
  • Radar Resource Management – Scheduling techniques for optimally commanded the AESAs front end hardware
  • RF Test Equipment – Experience with RF troubleshooting equipment such as Vector Network Analyzers, oscilloscopes, and signal generators

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution.

8+ years of experience in the design, development, and testing of Radar systems or 6+ with MS degree.

Demonstrated performance in one or more of the experience areas.

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area

Preferred Qualifications

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree from an ABET-accredited institution.

Demonstrated performance in all the experience areas.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.