Phased Array Electrical Engineer in Marlborough, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $70.73/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Job Title: Phased Array Electrical Engineer I

Location: Marlborough, MA. 

Working Hours:

8:00am to 5:00pm

Volt is seeking an experienced engineer to join our team that will provide a test and evaluation for newly developed advanced radar systems. The ideal candidate will be engaged in research and/or product development with the core team. The position studies existing system performance to affect future design changes to improve the system and contributes to the development of operational plans in conjunction with an agile development team to obtain data necessary to study and implement system enhancements. This position is internal and external facing and requires communicating with multiple parties to achieve program objectives.  

Typical responsibilities include: 

  • Perform simulation and analysis using Matlab (or similar tools) for system performance in areas such as target detection and estimation, clutter suppression, Doppler sensing, resource optimization, etc. 
  • Operate several radar systems located primarily in MA, but also around the US 
  • Provide innovative design proposals for system enhancement, algorithm development, and optimization in support of key performance parameters 
  • Implement software-based system changes (when applicable) to fulfill Customer needs 
  • Collaborate in an agile development environment with multiple engineering disciplines within the company, suppliers, and customers to develop and deliver system enhancements for multiple stakeholders 

Required Skills: 

  • System-level hardware and software integration experience with demonstrated problem solving results 
  • Experience with performing simulation and analysis using Matlab, Python, or other similar tools and languages 
  • Proficiency working in a lab environment and operating RF and standard test equipment including spectrum and network analyzers, signal generators, oscilloscopes, etc. 
  • Willingness and ability to support domestic travel and potential international travel 
  • Proven innovator of creative solutions to challenging problems 
The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance is required. 

Desired Skills: 
  • Direct experience with design and product development of software-defined systems 
  • Experience with analyzing air traffic radar key performance parameters 
  • Demonstrated experience developing innovative techniques for identification and extraction of features in a large data set using signal processing or machine learning techniques 
  • Experience collaborating in agile development with systems and software engineering disciplines, suppliers, and customers to develop and deliver safety critical air traffic surveillance systems 
  • Experience with phased array radar.

Required Education: 
Bachelor of Science Degree (B.S.) in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) and 4 years of related work experience or Master Degree and 2 years of related work experience.      

This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.
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Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.