Research Scientist Associate
Description:As a Low Observables (LO) technology engineer on F-22 fighter aircraft program, the selected candidate will perform a variety of Radio Frequency (RF), radar, and materials tasks in support of our advanced aircraft. As a member of this dynamic team of highly experienced technical experts, you will develop and maintain software codes under the direction of experienced LO engineers, execute Radar Cross Section (RCS) testing, conduct Radio Frequency (RF) signal processing algorithm development, data analysis, and exploitation associated with RF sensing activities. You will collaborate with aircraft design, maintenance, and special material experts to identify new approaches to Low Observables Technology as applied to the F-22, and will also work with System Effectiveness subject matter experts to identify approaches for improved aircraft survivability.
This position provides a rare opportunity to join a team of world class experts working on challenging technologies that are critical enablers of our aircraft capabilities.
This position requires a moderate amount of travel.
Must be a US Citizen; this position will require a government security clearance. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
- Bachelors or Masters degree from accredited college/university in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or other related technical field.
- Ability to create software algorithms from physical descriptions of phenomena. Basic understanding of mathematical modeling of physical systems. Working knowledge of signal processing for Electromagnetic and Infrared systems.
- Experience writing code and creating software algorithms from physical descriptions of phenomena.
- Knowledge of signal processing for Electromagnetic and/or Infrared systems.
- Basic knowledge in mathematical modeling of physical systems.
A passion for fighter aircraft.
-Experience working in a team environment, with ability to work independently when needed.
- Willingness to contribute in both technical and non-technical areas to ensure the success of the team.
- Understanding radar imaging equations is highly desirable.
- Understanding of basic RF principles and the basic physics of radar or Electro-Optical / Infrared (EO/IR) sensors and observables.
- Computer programming experience and understanding of analytical/numerical solution of complex systems of equations.
- Familiar with Java, visual basic, C++ and database manipulation.
- Familiarity with Linux / Windows Operating Systems.
- Experience with web design.
- Skilled with MS Office; PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, Visual Basic.
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