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Senior Radar Signal Processing Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Bowie, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Our national security is under constant threat. Leidos is manning the front lines of homeland defense. Leidos produces and sustains a systems vital to the defense department. Due to success of continued growth - the Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) at Leidos (Bowie, MD) currently has an opening for a Sr Radar Signal Processing Engineer.

As a LInC Radar Signal Processing Engineer, you will be responsible for pre-planned product improvement of a sensor system of national importance. Duties will include designing, developing, and analyzing systems for the extraction of information from signal sensors. The ideal candidate will possess superior analytical and problem-solving skills, operate independently with limited supervision and feedback, be a strong team player, and have the ability to establish solid working relationships with technical staff members and peers within the division as well as our external Government customers.

Regular tasks will include a mix of the following:
- Develop novel and advanced algorithms, performance simulation, and analysis - using simulated and real data in both time series and spectral domains
- Serve as Technical Lead
- Participate in, and/or lead, lab-based and field testing
- Lead and/or engage in multiple projects
- Communicate results in briefings and written material to your team, the Customer and management

Basic Qualifications

Must be U.S. Citizen with an active Secret clearance

Bachelors with 8+ years prior relevant experience, or Masters with 6+ years prior relevant experience

Fluent with tools such as MATLAB, Linux, Mathematica, Python, Simulink - and languages such as C/C++, Java etc.

Working knowledge areas such as digital filtering, spectral estimation, detection and estimation theory, linear algebra and stochastic processes

Experience in designing, developing, modelling, and characterizing radar control and track algorithms, e.g. data association, filtering (Kalman, extended Kalman, unscented, IMM, MHT), and target characterization

Demonstrated leadership of small multi-disciplinary technical teams and/or projects

Demonstrated strong oral and written communication

Experience working in the radar fields


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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.