KBRwyle RCS Engineer in United States

RCS Engineer


This position will serve as Radar Cross Section (RCS) Engineer for the Advanced Dynamic Measurement System (ADAMS) Team at the Atlantic Test Range (ATR), Patuxent River, MD. As part of a larger test team the RCS Engineer will support ADAMS by performing RCS flight test data analysis, supporting RCS flight operations, test planning, and coordinating with flight test customers. In addition to test measurement duties, the RCS engineer will utilize his or her skills to support independent studies that contribute to development of this state-of-the-art RCS measurement facility. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Process and perform Quality Assurance review of RCS flight data.

  • Coordinate with customers to communicate Range capabilities and gather customer requirements.

  • Participate in test planning process for upcoming projects.

  • Coordinate with Team Lead to support upgrades to the radar to meet data requirements.

  • Conduct flight testing as RCS Project Engineer (overall responsibility).

  • Provide recommendations for process improvements to radar, processing software and QA process.

  • Actively participate in Range Certification efforts.

  • Conduct independent studies as needed to support ADAMS understanding of RCS phenomenology.

  • Provide other support, as required, as defined by the ASAM Branch Head and/or the ADAMS Team Lead. Education: This position requires a Bachelor's degree in an engineering discipline from a school of engineering having at least one professional engineering curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) (or in related disciplines such as physics, mathematics or computer science).Experience: The selected candidate must have at least four (4) years ofexperience associated with engineering functions related to development, test, or evaluation of instrumentation systems.Proficiency in MATLAB required. The selected candidate should have a sound understanding of RCS scattering phenomenology. A background in RCS measurements as well as either RCS design or modeling and simulation is highly desired.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of RCS signal processing (i.e. FFT, windowing, statistics, and probability distribution functions) is required. Work conditions will vary. This position requires both laboratory and field work and the employee will often be required to work outdoors on elevated platforms and be capable of frequent stair climbing, with and without equipment. Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching. Candidate must have a valid driver's license. The ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance is required.The individual for this position should be able to support a dynamic work schedule and some travel will be required.Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/DisabilityApplication Instructions For immediate confidential consideration, please apply online by clicking Apply Now to Join Our Team.

Job: Project Management/Operations

Primary Location: PATUXENT

Req ID: 1060208