Airborne Sensor Specialist Job Description Sample
Software Technician - Sensor & Airborne
Requisition ID: 7245
Want to work with some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet? Do you value relationships, commitment, innovation and integrity? Want to be a part of a company that has been named numerous times as America's Best Employer in Aerospace and Defense by Forbes magazine?
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We are currently searching for a Software Technician - Sensor & Airborne to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA (1000). A comprehensive relocation package is available for qualified candidates. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose Rockwell Collins as the place to build a rewarding career, while helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. It's an exciting time to become a part of our team. Join us and discover how high your career can soar at Rockwell Collins.
Interprets engineering SW designs and utilizes appropriate test software, tools and diagnostic utilities to test software for sequence and functionality.
Interprets engineering SW designs and utilizes appropriate test software and diagnostic utilities to test software for sequence and functionality.
Normally receives detailed instructions on all work, but follows established procedures on routine work. Requires instructions on new assignments. Works under close supervision.
Contacts are primarily within immediate work unit. Contacts involve obtaining or providing information requiring little explanation or interpretation.
Works on assignments that are routine in nature, but recognizes the need for occasional deviation from accepted practice. Errors can be easily and quickly detected within the immediate work unit and would result only in a minor disruption or expense to correct.
Little or no knowledge of the job. Moderate understanding of general job aspects and some understanding of the detailed aspects of the job. Acquires & applies job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine & assigned tasks.
Identifies and documents exact sequence of activities that produce malfunctions; writes, modifies, debugs and verifies source code as required; characterizes defects (provides descriptions for passing and failing tests for product evaluation reports).
Associates degree in appropriate discipline or in the absence of an associate's degree three years of related experience
At Rockwell Collins, we believe a solid work-life balance creates a healthy lifestyle and inspires creativity and innovation. We value our people and invest in their development, growth and success at our company by providing development opportunities through Rockwell Collins University, networking, mentoring, and tuition reimbursement.
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Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Company-paid winter holiday shutdown for most locations
Generous 401(k) plan that matches 62.5 percent of the first 8 percent of eligible compensation you contribute (or 5 percent if you save 8 percent)
An Incentive Pay Plan based upon company performance
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Rockwell Collins is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected status.
System Engineer - Airborne Sensor
Serves as System Engineer for an Army airborne sensor program.
Performs DOD 5000 lifecycle systems engineering for Electro Optical and Infrared sensors on various manned and unmanned aerial platforms.
Manages technical activities for development, test, and fielding of EO/IR payloads.
Provides system engineering support and advice for team integration on new and existing platforms when required at system level for cost/schedule/ performance impacts.
Supports testing and test planning of systems across the full range of the Acquisition life cycle.
Demonstrates a working knowledge of optical, electro-mechanical, and software systems and their application in an operational environment.
Participate in the developing training programs for various sensor systems.
RequirementsDue to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
Bachelor's degree in a related area and
Sensor Independent Product Standard And Product Generation Applications Specialist
Join TASC, an Engility Company, and be apart of a team that is impacting National security. We are currently looking for a Sensor Independent Product Standard and Product Generation Applicantions Specialist to shall provide engineering expertise to support refinement of a sensor-independent data structures for SAR products.
This standard called Sensor Independent Derived Data (SIDD) shall be promoted to the NSG standards board and this specialist shall develop a sensor geometry model application compliant with SIDD and with the Community Sensor Model Working Group interface. This specialist shall also support the Government's development of a product-generation application compliant with and linked to PIMA and which produces SIDD format.
Airborne RF Communications Systems Engineer (G10)
Requisition ID 108512BR Date updated 01/05/2018
Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST) seeks a systems engineer who will be responsible for leading the development, test and deployment of sensor platform products and systems, including sensors in the area of wireless communications receiving, processing, geolocation and exploitation. The sensor systems will be deployed on national and international aircraft, both manned and unmanned, in the performance of ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) missions. This engineer will work closely with customers, senior leadership within RAST, other systems engineers and development engineers to understand customer objectives and requirements, and develop solutions from the conceptual stage through delivery and field deployment.
The successful candidate will be able to:
Rapidly come up to speed on existing sensor products, systems and capabilities that relate to areas of new development
Understand manned and unmanned airborne platforms used for ISR by national and international military forces
Understand customer objectives and requirements, and conceptualize and put into practice new solutions
Brief those solutions to the customer community as the customer concepts evolve into firmer requirements and expectations
Lead proposal preparation and program definition
Generate concrete plans for loosely defined and/or highly complex challenges to enable engineering teams to execute and deliver solutions accordingly
Lead teams of engineers to develop and integrate components and airborne platforms to form new solutions
Maintain customer focus throughout the systems/product development lifecycle to ensure satisfaction of customer objectives within cost and schedule constraints
Mentor less experienced and/or less knowledgeable engineers
Minimum of 8 years of experience in systems engineering and product development for ISR missions on manned and unmanned airborne platforms
Minimum of 5 years of practical experience in the development and deployment of advanced sensor products and systems for airborne platforms, including involvement with development and integration of software, electrical, and/or mechanical products/systems
Minimum of 3 years of experience leading cross-discipline (e.g. software, electrical and mechanical) engineering teams to develop, integrate and deploy advanced sensor products and systems for airborne platforms
In-depth knowledge and expertise with ISR airborne sensors, missions, and manned and unmanned airborne platforms
Practical experience with ISR airborne systems integration
Practical knowledge and experience with antennas, RF propagation and receivers
Experience as an individual contributor and/or technical lead in all phases of systems/product development life cycle
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills
Strong presentation and collaboration skills, especially in working with senior leadership, and external customers
Able to travel as needed (~25%)
Active Secret clearance, with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance as of day one of employment
MS in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
10+ years of experience working with the airborne ISR community
Active TS/SCI clearance
Strong understanding of airborne ISR sensor antennas, propagation, receivers, signal processing concepts, flight-certified hardware and COTS software
Understanding of wireless communications signal processing including the following areas: antennas, propagation, receivers, modulation and demodulation, direction finding and 2G, 3G and 4G wireless standards/protocols (e.g. GSM, GPRS, CDMA, EVDO, WCDMA, LTE)
Experience and knowledge of DF and geolocation techniques, and demonstrated knowledge of associated error sources
Experience in development and implementation of signal processing algorithms, application software and embedded software for hardware platforms
Experience in development of communications systems architectures
Experience writing proposals and ROMs
Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities
- BS Electrical Engineering or equivalent
This position requires a U.S. person or the ability to obtain an Export Authorization from the appropriate government agency for non-U.S. persons
Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) builds radars and other sensors for aircraft, spacecraft and ships. The business also provides communications and electronic warfare solutions and performs research in areas ranging from linguistics to quantum computing. SAS is headquartered in McKinney, Texas USA. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.
Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.
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CA - Sunnyvale
Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
Algorithm Development System Engineering Lead/ Airborne Infrared / Orlando, FL
Job Description: :
Seeking an experienced individual to lead a diverse algorithm development team for an airborne infrared fire control system used for surveillance and target tracking. The task involves coordinating the development of inertial target tracking algorithms as well as image processing and inertial navigation algorithms.
You should have significant experience designing algorithms for target tracking and/or navigation transfer alignment. This involves working with the customer and management to define flight scenarios in order to verify system performance.
You will lead a team of algorithm developers and performance analysis engineers to analyze the flight data, develop algorithm improvements to enhance performance and demonstrate performance against the requirements. Working knowledge of optimal estimation including Kalman filter design is required as well as an understanding of image processing techniques for target detection and discrimination.
You will also be responsible for coordination of performance results and algorithm design improvements with the customer and program management. The algorithm development lead will serve as a point of contact for overall system performance and provide technical guidance to the team.
At Lockheed Martin, you'll have an opportunity to create a better world every day. For most individuals, our work challenges belong merely to headlines and tweets.
But our employees routinely experience a broad range of programs and projects, each geared to important human needs. Whatever your assignment, you'll use your education and experience to take on formidable challenges. Meanwhile, you can rely on the resources of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs.
Must have experience with feedback control system design and analysis and knowledge of basic aerodynamic principles. Strong math skills are required in the areas of linear algebra, matrix math, statistics, and trigonometry and coordinate transformation.
The candidate must have experience with state estimation filters such as Kalman, Extended Kalman filter (EKF) and multiple model adaptive estimation. Experience in terrestrial navigation and navigation state error estimation is also required. Must be experienced in MATLAB and C/C++ programming.
Must have a secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.
Hardware-In-The-Loop (HWIL) simulation experience is desired.
Flight software integration and verification experience is also a plus.
Experience with Embedded Software, RF/EO knowledge, and experience programming in FORTRAN is also a plus.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin's vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers' toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we're engineering a better tomorrow.
Lockheed Martin 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.
Job Location(s): Orlando Florida
Security Clearance :
Secret requiring an investigation within the last 5 years
Business Unit :
ESS0385 MISSILES AND FIRE CONTROL
TOAR and GNC Engineers
Job Class :
Systems Engineering: Other
Job Category :
Relocation Available :
Work Schedule :
FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day
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Sales Operations Manager, Airborne Printers
The Sales Operations Manager is responsible for developing, organizingand coordinating all strategies and tactical activities for our airborneprinter program. This person provides strategic guidance to teams and projectmanagers in ways that promote the company's culture and delivers on results.This person will also liaise with production teams on the progress ofoperations. The goal is to ensure thatall programs deliver the desirable outcome to our organization and our customers.
Manage long-term Aerospace contracts, negotiating contract terms and conditions, and collaborate with internal departments for compliance obligations.
Manage the contract database and all associatedfiles as well as contract compliance to maximize efficiency, cost savings andreduce liability exposure.
Provide documentation and interpretation ofcontractual rights and obligations internally and externally, ensure that duediligence is practiced in complying with stated terms and conditions.
Analyze significant, and/or unique contractrequirements, special provisions, terms and conditions to ensure compliancewith appropriate laws, regulations, and corporate policies and business unitprocedures.
Provide contractual guidance to business teammembers for contracts.
Manage contract change control process.
Develop negotiation strategy and leadnegotiation team on complex contractual issues.
Analyze new law, regulation and contract trendsfor potential impact on business unit goals and objectives.
Participate in development of business allianceand partnering, acquisitions and divestitures, source selection procedures andprocess; may assist in new business pursuit and associated contract strategy.
Have a general understanding of business casesand an appreciation of financial/analytical issues and profit and lossimplications.
Work with Product Management, Engineering, Manufacturingand other department to coordinate, create and submit quotations in response tocustomers' requests for quotations, proposals and information. Includes proposals for airlines, Tier 1suppliers and OEMs.
Handle customer inquiries, issues, generalquestions and respond to customers via phone/email/web.
Work with Product Development (Engineering) onpricing and product approvals.
Manage and track customers in CRM database(Salesforce) for North American/South American customers and ensure accounts areaccurate in Salesforce for Asia-Pacific and EMEA.
Attend trade shows occasionally to promoteproducts.
Manage meetings/events, customer visits,conference rooms, luncheons and hotel accommodations for customer visits to theheadquarters when requested.
Manage the long-term (20 year) forecast for
Aerospace and coordinate the SIOP process with Manufacturing.
Assist with the preparation of annual sales and expense budget.
Assist with Aerospace Strategic Deployment Process, including annual planning and monthly reporting. Prepare reports on strategies and progress of programs.
Provide assistance with management of key accounts in North America and South America.
Provide assistance with management of resellers/agents worldwide.
Proven experience with Contract Management and proposal writing or other related managerial position
Thorough understanding of project/sales/business management techniques and methods
Excellent knowledge of performance evaluation and change management principles
Excellent knowledge of MS Office; working knowledge of program/project management software is a strong advantage
Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Excellent problem-solving ability
BSc/BA diploma in management or a relevant field; MSc/MA/MBA is a plus
Electrical Design Engineer - Airborne Systems
Your dreams gobeyond Planet Earth. You are passionate, highly-motivated and excited to be onthe forefront of providing innovative, affordable and enduring space andairborne products. You will be a leader in space innovation
As an AirborneSystems Electrical Design Engineer (Level 3), you will join our Illuminations& Sensor Product Line working on our airborne and land-based searchlightsystems at our manufacturing facility in Sylmar, California.
Function as the lead electrical designer for airborne illumination and sensor products.
Performs and documents complex mixed signal designs
Embedded hardware design using C, C++ and ancillary programs using VB.Net, LabView or similar
Works with customers to develop and document complex electronic and electrical system requirements. Conduct design reviews, understand and implement contractual requirements, able to perform within budget constraints
Analyzes and translates requirements into system, hardware and software designs and interface specifications.
Tests and validates to ensure system designs meet operational and functional requirements. Interacts frequently with inter-organizational personnel and external customers.
Represents the organization by providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects
Lead Systems Engineer - Airborne Mission Assurance
The selected individual will perform the following responsibilities: • Ensure Quality Assurance and Safety engagement in engineering development, design and test requirements verification, including the transition of design to production • Development and analysis of system requirements and test procedures • Ensure correct flow and management of requirements and evaluate impact on system reliability, quality and safety • Ensure programmatic and technical risks, quality and safety requirements are identified, contained, and managed • Conduct formal system evaluation ensuring proper documentation and artifact generation • Lead multi-functional teams in problem resolution and continuous improvement activities with an emphasis on six sigma, lean practices and other analytical improvement methods and tools • Manage business and program performance utilizing predictive and proactive measures and metrics • The ability to maintain positive relationships with program management, cross-functional program leadership, suppliers, customers and government representatives.
- Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics or equivalent • Minimum of 12 years Systems Engineering experience to include airborne mission processing or sensor processing • Leadership in Quality, Engineering, Operations or Business with working knowledge of business strategic planning and proposal, engineering development, material and service acquisition, production, test, product acceptance and post-delivery support. • Experience with DO178B and DO254 • Six Sigma Black Belt Certification • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer • Technical Knowledge of Microelectronics; Mil-Std-883, Mil-Prf-38534 & Mil-Prf-38535 • Application and adherence to Quality Management Systems IS0 9001, AS9100 or ISO/TS 16949 • Ability to collaborate with program team members to develop practical solutions to complex problems • Experience with proven close- loop corrective action system • Experience with program phasing (nonrecurring/recurring activities) • Experience in predictive and proactive measures and metrics assessments and leading actions to improve performance or mitigate problems • Knowledge of systems engineering, reliability and system safety requirements • Strong written/verbal presentation skills • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint • Must possess a Industry Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification • Possess an existing secret clearance or ability to obtain a security clearance • Applicants must be US citizen Preferred Qualifications
Master’s Degree preferred Mercury Systems is a leading commercial provider of secure processing subsystems designed and made in the USA. Optimized for customer and mission success, Mercury’s solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs.
Headquartered in Chelmsford, Mass., Mercury is pioneering a next-generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the industry’s current and emerging technology needs. To learn more, visit www.mrcy.com. We are proud to be an EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabilities. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to apply to any job opening please email email@example.com or call 978-967-1174
Sensor Systems Engineer
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is searching for a Sr. Sensor Systems Engineer to join our team of more than 800 employee owners. MTSI is dedicated to providing high caliber services to defense, aerospace and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join our TEAM of highly skilled professionals.
MTSI's core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.
Join MTSI this year in celebrating our 25th consecutive year in business and consecutive growth. Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. All new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.
For additional company information, please visit: www.mtsi-va.com
MTSI is seeking a Sr. Sensor Systems Engineer to support the Army Rapid Capabilities Office providing engineering subject matter expertise to the Army RCO Director, Deputy Director, and Chief Engineer covering a broad range of sensor technologies (EO/IR, Active/ Passive RF, LADAR, LIDAR, RADAR, etc.) enabling Army manned and semi-autonomous/ autonomous ground and airborne platforms. Sensor engineering expertise will be applied to rapid selection, development, integration, and qualification of sensor and automation technologies in selected ARCO programs enabling rapid fielding to Army units. This position will be located on Fort Belvoir, VA.
Your essential job functions will include but may not be limited to:
Assess and make sensor hardware and software algorithm recommendations supporting technology selection decisions for Army RCO existing and potential programs.
Oversee integration and test of sensor subsystems and components supporting manned or autonomous systems in applicable Army RCO programs.
Manage sensor subsystem/ component configuration management and change control process for applicable Army RCO programs.
Monitor and report on progress of sensor system specification, development, manufacturing, integration, verification and testing activities. Monitor Government-conducted, system-level testing and verification of sensor capabilities for RCO programs.
Serve as LNO between Army RCO, PEO Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare & Sensors (PEO IEW&S), and U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM) Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC) Night Vision Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) to facilitate technical management of RCO programs with sensor technologies supported by PEO IEW&S and NVESD.
Serve as LNO to MTSI Technical Advisory Team to leverage MTSI expertise and experience as primary SETA support to OSD Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) and the U.S. Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office (AFRCO).
Coordinate with and assist the Joint Warfighter community (ARCENT, USAREUR, USARPAC, USASOC, , etc.) with operational needs statements (ONS) to define high-level sensor system technical requirements, manage requirements prioritization and categorization, and then translate document sensor subsystem technical architectures to meet Army RCO rapid system development, test, and qualification in response.
Interface with high-level Systems Engineering leads in determining the best course of action for sensor selection, development, integration, and test.
Prepare and present briefings to senior Army RCO leadership, external stakeholders, and industry, as required, to communicate sensor engineering information applicable to applicable RCO projects.
- 7+ years of related experience
- DAU Engineering Level 2 or equivalent. (NOTE: Level 2 "Experience" requirement must be able to be fulfilled within 24 months of assignment or through other similar government or industry experience)
- Experience with IEW&S/ NVESD systems and technologies desired.
- DAU Engineering Level 3
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (preferred), Mechan
Electro-Optical Sensor Analyst / Electro-Optical Sensor Engineer
Requisition ID: 38581
All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)
A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning clandestine to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration – to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?
The Visible and Infrared Sensor Systems Department supports the design and deployment of electro-optical sensor payloads for civil, commercial, and national space systems. Our activities include: concept definition and mission-driven design-synthesis of electro-optical space sensors; detailed characterization and performance analysis of visible and infrared electro-optical detector arrays; design, assembly, integration, and test of ground and airborne prototype sensors; high-fidelity modeling and simulation of the performance of both individual electro-optical sensors and configurations of space and ground sensors. This posting is targeted for an electro-optical sensor analyst.
- This Position can be filled as an Aerospace Member of Technical Staff or Engineering Specialist*
Provide oversight, guidance, and technical advice on customer electro-optical projects in the areas of overhead persistent infrared (OPIR) and earth remote sensing.
Model earth/deep-space backgrounds and targets for non-imaging point source detection systems; analyze the performance of electro-optical sensor constellations.
Provide performance analysis of electro-optical sensor concepts for developing technical performance requirements and assessing proposed designs.
Perform data analysis of simulated and real electro-optical sensor data.
Work with other members of the technical staff to solve multi-disciplinary problems.
This position is in El Segundo, California.
Bachelor's degree in astronomy, physics, optics, or a related field.
Minimum of 2 years of experience post - Bachelor's degree.
Strong analytic problem-solving skills relating to the performance of visible and infrared sensors including: radiometry, radiative transfer, detection theory, and visible and infrared backgrounds.
Experience using common engineering applications environments such as Matlab or IDL to analyze data and implement numerical solutions to problems in remote sensing.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Must have or be able to obtain an SCI security clearance (US Citizenship Required).
Local travel to off-site meetings and air travel to Aerospace or customer office locations.
Ability to communicate with individuals and groups in person, by phone, and telepresence.
Required for consideration as an Engineering Specialist (In Addition)
Minimum of 8 years of experience post Bachelor's degree.
Must have a current and active Top Secret SCI clearance issued by the US Government.
Demonstrated leadership of small technical teams.
An advanced degree.
Strong computer programming skills in a compiled computer language such as C, C++, Fortran, or similar.
Experience analyzing OPIR data from one or more sensors and/or experience developing target detection models.
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