Principal Radar Signal Processing Engineers

3+ months agoPhoenix, AZ


Kforce has a client, a growing and established Defense and Aerospace company in the sunny state of Arizona is looking for a few Sr. and Principal Radar Signal Processing Engineers. We are working with the Managers on these positions. We are looking for candidates nationwide willing to relocate to Arizona. Once again the position is in the state of Arizona. The Company offers excellent compensations packages and retirement program including a full relocations package. The Signal Processing is composed of a team of highly skilled scientist and engineers who provide signal processing solutions. Signal Processing Center is responsible for development and deployment of signal processing solutions to support Aerospace Defense products. In Signal Processing we are responsible for:

  • Algorithm architecture and systems engineering
  • Algorithm conceptual design
  • Requirements definition and allocation
  • Performance assessment and modeling
  • Emerging and advanced technologies
  • New business capture
As a Radar Signal Processing Engineer, your tasks may include:
  • Concept development and performance trade studies for defense/aerospace radar sensor applications
  • Development, prototyping, and testing radar sensor models and radar signal processing algorithms in detailed high fidelity simulations written in C/C++ and MATLAB
  • Testing, verification, and validation of radar sensor and signal processing algorithm requirements and performance
  • Working in a team environment to provide engineering support through participation in project design reviews and peer reviews for all phases of radar development tasks


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics
  • MS or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Math, or Physics preferred
  • 3-8+ years of experience specifically in Radar Signal Processing (e.g. design requirements for radar systems, tactical or simulation algorithm prototyping or implementation) is required
  • 3-5 years of experience leading a Technical Team or leading an Engineering Project
  • Experience with Image recognition, pattern recognition, and/or target recognition
  • Must possess prior coursework or experience in areas of digital signal processing, probability theory, stochastic signal processing, and electromagnetic theory
  • Experience in detection and estimation theory preferred
  • Working knowledge of MATLAB and one of the following programming languages: C, C++, Java Programming, or Python
  • Ability to produce technical documentation including customer briefings and specifications (note: interview process will include briefing the interview team on a signal processing topic of your choice)
  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Desired Experience, Skills, and Education, but not required:
  • Knowledge of hardware and software integration
  • Familiarity with FORTRAN and assembly code
This role is currently 100% remote and will switch back to an office environment when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted. Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."