• Ideal Innovations
  • Wharton , NJ
  • Electronics/Semiconductors
  • Full-Time


In this project engineer role, you will be an integral part of the design, development, integration and test of precision fires radar systems supporting Long Range Armament Munitions and Counter UAS Weapon Systems. The prototype solutions are the ground-breaking efforts that are paramount in leading to solving urgent needs that protect US military and civilian personnel.
You will become a part of a dynamic team of engineers, radar specialists and industry experts providing technical expertise to cutting-edge Radar Solutions with access to advanced test equipment and analysis software. The environment is business casual and provides a relaxed learning experience like no other.
Each project is unique, with each leveraging the current industrys high-tech precision radar solutions in an innovative way.
You'll make significant impact by applying your knowledge of radar and RF design, shaping key prototype designs that lead to the next generation technology used on the battlefield
Each day will present a new opportunity to learn and grow by building your strengths in Radar System designs, RF engineering, systems engineering and system testing. You will be exposed to new concepts that require the industrys best and even homegrown analysis tools, test equipment and test methods. Professional development is encouraged and expected.
Your day-to-day will consist of working in the office as a subcontractor to the Government involved in a wide variety of activities such as design and analysis, customer meetings and design review meetings. At other times, you will travel with the team to military test ranges to conduct site visits or testing and evaluation of the latest precision radar systems on new or existing weapon systems.
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A Radar Systems Project Engineer is required to provide program support to the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Armaments Center (CCDC-AC) Battlespace Applications Branch Precision Radars Team at Picatinny, NJ. The Radar Project Engineer supports development, evaluation and test of Precision Fires Radars. This engineer will:
Support efforts related to the design and development of precision fires radar systems, and the integration and test of these radars in supporting armament systems including Counter UAS weapon systems,
Track multiple project schedules and their performance,
Interface with Battlespace Applications Branch Chief and technical leads; Integrated Product Team Leads (IPT) and customers within CCDC-AC to accomplish project goals,
Satisfy project reporting requirements and generate status reports,
Support Governments RFI/RFP process by evaluating responses, performing trade studies and providing technical input,
Interface with subcontractors, coordinating test events, tracking development and dispositioning actions, and recording topics of discussions for Govt decision making,
Generate/Review Radar System Test Plans/Procedures and Test Reports
Support onsite Radar and Counter-UAV Demo/Evaluation Testing Events
Requirements Required Qualifications:
B.S. in engineering and 5 years of relevant project leadership experience.
Desire to contribute to research and development programs focusing on future radar systems.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Willing to travel as needed, up to 50%
US citizenship
Ability to secure a security clearance
Good communication skills (oral and written)
Ability to work in a team environment.
Desired Qualifications:
Electrical Engineering degree and background with radar systems preferred
Background in Physics, Radio Frequency and Communications systems, and Electronic Warfare helpful
Familiar with US Army platform mounted weapon stations, unmanned air systems, fielded radar, optic or laser systems
Experience with Ground-based radar systems for applications in Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI); Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM); or Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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