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Space Systems - Radar Engineer

Company: Kord Technologies
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

KBR is seeking a highly motivated Space Systems Radar engineer to support the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), GEOINT Research and Technology (R&T) organization. R&T's mission is to advance the future Geospatial Intelligence architecture through technology development and innovation. Key skills include a superior knowledge of small and large satellite systems requirements, radar design, data processing and algorithm performance modeling and simulation.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the area of advanced radar mission electronics, payload development, analysis and modeling of radar systems.
  • Provide technical analysis in the field of advanced aperture technologies that reduce size, weight, power and cost (SWAP-C) and/or enhances performance for GEOINT systems
  • Provide technical analysis in the field of digital system engineering concepts for GEOINT systems
  • Benchmark evaluations of special algorithms and capabilities
  • Provide quantitative analysis that demonstrates value of implementing enhanced algorithms to provide new capabilities
  • Create and deliver simulation software code in support of above as directed by the Government

  • Provide engineering services to complete analysis and studies to support development of advanced radar systems
  • Provide technical evaluation and assessment of development contract activities
  • Evaluate/verify technical claims and artifacts required for advancing hardware capabilities and processing methods
  • Support development and/or evaluation of Contractor SOWs, proposals, test plans and procedures, and reports
  • May require travel to development contractor facilities

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree in engineering, physics, imaging science / remote sensing or related technical discipline
  • 25+ years' experience with space system research, development, modeling and simulation
  • 15+ years' experience with reducing SWAP-C for GEOINT systems
  • Satellite development experience with low or high earth systems
  • Domain expertise in GEOINT space systems and Major space system performance
  • Specific knowledge of the NRO and application of its processes
  • Familiarity with the system design trade process, assessment of system design options, analysis of mission requirements, monitoring of development and test activities, development of CONOPs, and tracking of system performance
  • Demonstrated experience in interacting with development contractors, actively participating in design reviews, evaluating technical proposals, documents and designs, reviewing and/or developing test plans and procedures, and writing correspondence or white papers
  • Ability to work in fast paced environment with excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS/PhD in engineering physics, imaging science / remote sensing or related technical discipline
  • 30+ years' experience with space systems research, development, modeling and simulation
  • 20+ years' experience with reducing SWAP-C for GEOINT systems
  • Extensive satellite development experience with low or high earth systems
  • Extensive exposure to the system design trade process, assessment of system design options, analysis of mission requirements, monitoring of development and test activities, development of CONOPs, and tracking of system performance
  • Expert in interacting with development contractors, actively participating in design reviews, evaluating technical proposals, documents and designs, reviewing and/or developing test plans and procedures, and writing correspondence or white papers

Security Clearance Requirements: Active TS/SCI (ability to obtain a CI poly)

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Keywords: Kord Technologies, Chantilly , Space Systems - Radar Engineer, Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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