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Sr. Systems Engineer

Antenna Research Associates Inc
Pembroke, MA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Company Overview

Antenna Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) has a 60-year history designing and manufacturing antennas and sub-systems to support C5ISR applications within the EW/SIGINT, Commercial and Military Communications, Satellite Communications and RADAR Markets; for Government Agencies (PEO offices) and Tier 1 Primes world-wide.

Our Product portfolio includes Communication Radios Antennas (Tactical, UHF & MUOS), UAS Telemetry & Data Links, Missile GPS antennas, Feeds & Reflectors, Surveillance, Jamming & Spectrum Monitoring Systems, Interrogator Solutions, Spiral Arrays, VSAT Terminals & Systems, Ground Stations, Pedestals & Positioners and Active & Passive Electronic Steerable Arrays (AESA/PESA) Systems. Additional details at www.ara-inc.com.

Job Summary

Antenna Research Associates’ (ARA) Advanced Programs Group is looking for a System Engineer to support existing R&D program. The Advanced Program Group develops new unique products and solution to meet urgent needs in the MILCOM, RADAR, SATCOM and SIGINT/EW markets using accelerated agile product development methodologies. Ideal candidates would be system engineer with experience or desire to work in small multi-disciplinary groups on cutting technology. Can take from concept stage to product fruition in a short time frame.

Responsibilities

  • In this role you will serve as technical lead for system design, system architectures, requirement development system testing, field test and demonstration
  • Support planning, design and execution of integration and verification tests for hardware and software modifications
  • Conduct system level analysis, simulation and modeling as needed
  • Update the engineering test environment for use by the hardware, software and systems test teams including configuration management of hardware, software, and firmware
  • Oversee Rapid prototyping HW in the loop testing, Agile product development HW & SW.
  • Oversee integration and test activities for demonstrations.

Position Qualifications

Competency Statement (s)

  • Adaptability - Adapts to change, open to new ideas and responsibilities
  • Communication – Ability to speak, write, and interact with others.
  • Decision Making – Able to reach a decision, takes thoughtful approach when considering options, seeks input from others, makes difficult decisions
  • Employee Management - Defines responsibilities, motivates employees, delegates well
  • Ethics - Honest, accountable, maintains confidentiality
  • Initiative – Ability to take on task before being asked.
  • Leadership - Provides strong leadership, sets a good example, skilled decision maker, motivator, and encourager
  • Organized - Possessing the trait of being organized or following a systematic method of performing a task.
  • Quality - Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve products/services

Other Attributes

  • Take Ownership and accountable
  • Comfortable working and leading small multi-disciplinary team in fast-paced teams within an Agile Development environment
  • Comfortable working in Field, participation in Customer Demonstrations
  • Creative Problem Solving employing System Thinking
  • Superb interpersonal, communication, and collaboration skills.
  • Comfortable leading multi-disciplinary teams

Experience and Skills

  • Minimum 5 years with BSEE (2 years with MSEE) of experience in an engineering role with system integration or test
  • In depth Knowledge in any of the following area SATCOM or RADAR or SIGINT systems.
  • Strong theoretical background in any of the following area’s RF system, signal processing or control systems.
  • Experience leading any IRAD or CRAD R&D project
  • Experience with creating test plan, and or conducting performance analysis
  • Experience with troubleshooting and debugging system level issues
  • Experience with RF system testing Network Analyzers, Spectrum Analyzers
  • Experience with communication interfaces, Ethernet, RS-232, 422, 485 Experience integrating HW and SW systems and assist with debugging.
  • IFF or Phased Array System knowledge (Ideal)
  • Experience integrating HW and SW systems and assist with debugging.
  • IFF or Phased Array System knowledge (Ideal)
  • Proficiency (ideal) in Matlab/Simulink, RF measurement, Python, C/C++

Education:

Bachelor’s degree Electrical Engineering or Physics, or (ideally MS in EE or Physics)

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