L3 Technologies Radar Hardware Engineer in Burlington, Massachusetts

Radar Hardware Engineer


L3 Advanced Programs is seeking an RF Radar Hardware Engineer in our Burlington, MA facility for diverse duties related to radar system development. The individual will have a strong background in airborne radar fundamentals, including antenna, RF processing subsystems, and Radar signal processing applications as well as Radar and RF system level testing. L3 Advanced Programs offers a unique opportunity to work alongside a highly diverse team of engineers with decades of experience in turnkey RF based embedded signal processing system designs.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Team contributor for RF system design, component and system test and characterization

  • Knowledge of RF simulation, analysis, and RF hardware implementation and signal processing

  • Prepares documentation for system designs and test

  • Leads subsystem test plan development and test execution

  • Performs engineering functions such as trade studies, RF design concepts, component selection and review, performing systems level integration and test for highly complex Radar Signal Processing systems

  • Verifies and validates aspects of system designs to ensure conformance with functional specifications and requirements

  • Work across company with recognized subject matter experts to characterize Airborne Radar system within the modeling environment.

  • Generate and deliver technical reports, briefings and presentations.

  • Support commercial contracts, government contracts, and Internal Research & Development (IRAD) projects.


Required Skills:

  • Minimum of nine years of experience in RF system design, component and system test and characterization

  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with strong written and oral presentation skills for interfacing and coordinating with company personnel, internal and external customers, suppliers and other performers

  • Ability to work independently in an engineering development environment.

  • Excellent problem solving skills, judgment, and analytical capability, along with follow-up and monitoring skills

  • Understanding of airborne Radar fundamentals, capabilities and processing

  • Strong computer skills for modeling, simulation, analysis, and testing as well as preparing appropriate reports and technical documents: MATLAB, Simulink, Python, ADS, Microwave Office, HFSS, LabVIEW, , MS Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint/Project/Visio, etc.

  • Ability to effectively document and communicate designs, results, reports and presentations

  • Active Secret security clearance is required

Required Education:BS (MS preferred) Degree in Electrical Engineering, Science, and/or Math

Desired Skills:

  • RF path modeling, analysis & interactions, system link budget analysis, model-based engineering.

  • Experience leading small technical teams.

  • Active Top Secret security clearance is preferred

L3 is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, protected veterans and disabled individuals to apply. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing to include background checks.

L3 Advanced Programs’ charter is to create advanced technology, explore innovative concepts, and field electronic system solutions for the Department of Defense (DOD) and intelligence agencies. We are accustomed to non-traditional requirements and provide turnkey engineering solutions that bring together an operator’s understanding of the challenges of fielding advanced technology with rigorous systems engineering and system integration processes.

We are focused on advanced systems development in the areas of Electronic Warfare (EW), Space Dominance, Communications, Cyber/ISR, and Weapons, as they relate to the DoD roadmap for confronting adversaries in an electromagnetic challenged environment.

We have been an innovative leader for almost 30 years in the development of high-performance hardware for defense electronic systems and have developed some of the most advanced RF signal and image processing techniques, software, and hardware available anywhere, including characterization and identification of radar signals as they apply to advanced electronic warfare applications, hardware simulation of radar emissions, detection of targets in high-clutter environments, target tracking, LPI radar designs, and multi-sensor fusion.

We offer a competitive benefits package for full-time and part-time employees to include: paid holidays, paid time off, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long and short term disability and company paid life insurance, 401(k) Employee Stock Purchase Plan, referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

Job Engineering-Electronics

Primary Location USA-Massachusetts-Burlington

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: No

Organization: Division - Advanced Programs-20000022

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Jul 7, 2017, 2:27:20 PM

Req ID: 088688