F/A-18 Radar Engineer

DCS Corp
Ridgecrest, California
Mar 28, 2018
May 25, 2018
Part Time

Perform as the F/A-18 Radar Engineer assigned to the Software Development Team.

Essential Job Functions:

Develop Operational Flight Program (OFP) software for the F/A-18 APG-65 and APG-73 Radar data processor systems utilizing F/A-18 software development processes for requirements definition, preliminary and detailed design, coding, and development/unit testing of the OFP software.

Test OFP software on the legacy radar test benches and work closely with Radar test engineers in the development and testing of software.

Utilize best practice as well as innovative approaches to problem solving.


Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

B.S./M.S. in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering or Computer Science/Engineering plus at least 15 years working experience in radar systems.

Must be eligible to obtain a security clearance.

Must have experience with the development of automatic target recognition algorithms for military radar platforms.

Experience with the latest radar processing algorithms in the field of target recognition.

Expertise in feature extraction algorithms and architectural development.

Experience utilizing industry and government standard software development methodologies (requirements definition, design, coding, software unit testing, software/system integration, and documentation).

Must have an understanding of signal processing and control theory.

Strong analytical background.

Detail oriented self-starter who can function independently.

Desired Skills:

Experience with complex radar systems (algorithms, operation, analysis, software, hardware).

Kalman and/or batch least-squares filtering.

Experience in RF signal processing and analysis.

Strong coding skills in Assembly and Jovial with strong Matlab experience.

Good communications skills, with the ability to develop, document, and maintain processes, methods and tools.

Excellent communication, technical writing, oral presentation, and interpersonal skills.

Design and implement new tactical capabilities in existing simulation tools.

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