Orbital ATK Sr. Electrical Engineer - MMW in Northridge, California
Sr. Electrical Engineer - MMW
Categories: Engineering and Sciences
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With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition. United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential. If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.
Senior Staff Electrical Engineer and technical lead for Millimeter-wave (MMW) and other active radar systems
Diagnose MMW issues, analyze MMW data, evaluate MMW signal processing algorithms and hardware
Critically review,implement and test new signal processing and image processing techniques and algorithms
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Provide and implement technical solutions to MMW system problems
Grow into position as MMW technical lead / representative
Interact with other MMW experts and senior engineers
Help coordinate issue resolution between various engineering disciplines
Analyze MMW data, evaluate MMW performance and support MMW flight data analysis
Identify MMW signal processing algorithm and hardware issues as they arise
Help troubleshoot and diagnose MMW production issues at subsystem and RF processor levels
Improve production MMW subsystem tests and procedures
Grow into signal and image processing algorithm design subject matter expert (SME)
Grow into automatic target recognition (ATR), pattern recognition and classification SME
BS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 9 years’ experience or at least an MS Engineering or Physics degree and at least 7 years in a radar related industry. M.S. or higher degree and DOD contractor experience preferred.
Excellent understanding of radar or RF systems and their algorithms
In-depth understanding and application of radar technical expertise
Good understanding of detector theory and detection algorithms
Knowledge of Software-Defined Radio (SDR) and Electronic Protection(EP)/Electronic Warfare(EW) preferred
Good understanding of classification and pattern recognition techniques preferred
Good understanding of Automatic Target Recognition techniques preferred
Ability to determine causes of MMW system issues, both software and hardware, as well as provide solutions
Independently determines and develops technical objectives of assignments
Innovative problem solving
Works with minimal direction
Skills in programming: Matlab required
Demonstrated experience in the development and production of radar systems.
Ability to obtain secret security clearance required. Active secret security clearance preferred.
Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
Job Type:Full Time
Desired Travel:less than 25%
Years of Experience:3-5 Years