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Senior Radar Design Engineer - 24121 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 3/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Excellent opportunity to move your career forward in Radar Engineering with a suburban work location away from the hustle and bustle of the city, near the water!

Position Summary

Has experience with the design of radar systems and electronic subsystems. Candidate should be familiar with multi-phase array and Low Probability of Intercept (LPI) targeting systems. Worked with foliage penetration radars, long and short range surveillance radars, and direction finding radars. Have a strong familiarity with DoD radar systems in particular Army systems. 

Leads the planning, designing, production and maintenance of a variety of complex electric or electronic components, apparatus and/or circuitry for use in radar systems.

Duties and Responsibilities  

Lead a team of contractors in the research and development of new and advance radar systems. Be able to facilitate new ideas and bring it to conceptual stage.

Applies advanced technical concepts, techniques, and procedures to support multiple radar project teams in the development of new systems. Performs complex engineering work in design, evaluation, planning, testing and operation in support of program level system development, engineering analysis and research. Displays an advanced understanding and innovative use of concepts and principles in performing assignments.

Exercises independent judgment in conducting complex analyses and development efforts, and provides technical direction to other staff. Educates and advises more junior technical staff members in the technical aspects of their efforts.


Excellent opportunity to move your career forward in Radar Engineering with a suburban work location away from the hustle and bustle of the city, near the water!

Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related scientific discipline plus 8 to 10 years relevant work experience.  Master¿s degree preferred.  Degree(s) must be in engineering, computer science, mathematics or a related discipline.

In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than 15 years of applicable work experience.  Work experience may be adjusted based on education, or highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Demonstrated command of engineering principles, methods, and techniques in more than one area of expertise.

Advanced knowledge of relevant tools, equipment, hardware, and software.

Effective customer and organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.

A security clearance of an appropriate level may be required after employment.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.