In an era of dynamic change in space, Aerospace is addressing a generation of complex challenges. We operate the only federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) committed exclusively to the space enterprise. Our technical experts span every discipline of space-related science and engineering. Join our team and thrive in a career that matters to the world and you personally. Responsibilities The Radar Processing and Analysis Department comprises a diverse set of highly respected engineers and scientists, who provide matrix support to a variety of government space programs of national importance. The department utilizes knowledge of national systems, current technology and engineering judgment to perform analysis design and evaluation for government program office personnel and internal Aerospace customers relating to SAR remote sensing. Technical challenges cover a broad range of disciplines including antennas, the entire transmit and receive chain, radar system modeling, ground moving target identification, electronic warfare, maritime surveillance, image processing, algorithm development for advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar image products and exploitation. Key Functions Provide signal processing and system architecting expertise in the areas of SAR system modeling and simulations Develop unique solutions and efficient implementations of signal processing algorithms for challenging mission applications Use common industry signal processing tools such as IDL, MATLAB, Python or C++ to analyze data and generate algorithms Provide oversight, guidance and technical advice on customer projects involving digital signal processing and other real-time computationally-intensive problems Verify and validate contractor designs, approaches and overall system performance Work may involve system level analysis such as signal propagation, RF system performance, requirements development and review Potential for broad range of problems and need to have the willingness to learn and tackle new problems Ability to work with minimal management oversight ability to coordinate, organize and lead the work of other Aerospace support staff Generate periodic written reports and presentations to customer and Aerospace management Communicate with a broad range of customers, technologists, program managers, and senior leadership Travel as necessary to support customer requirements This role can be filled as an Aerospace Engineering Specialist or Senior Engineering Specialist Qualifications Required Degree in mathematics, physics, electrical engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited university A minimum of 8 years of experience post-bachelor degree (time spent obtaining advanced degree counts toward this) Experience with signal processing Ability to implement solutions to signal processing problems in languages such as IDL, MATLAB, CC++, and Python Excellent written and communications skills Current and active Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TSSCI) clearance (ship required) Ability to work individually or in teams Preferred Strong experience working with implementation and analysis of SAR systems Broad range of computer skillsexperience including LINUX development Interest in working with experts in the fields of RF systems An advanced degree in mathematics, physics or electrical engineering Requirements for Sr. Engineering Specialist Required Degree in mathematics, physics, electrical engineering or related technical discipline from an accredited university A minimum of 12 years of experience post-bachelor degree (time spent obtaining advanced degree counts toward this) Extensive experience with signal processing Hands on experience in implementing solutions to signal processing problems in languages such as IDL, MATLAB, CC++, and Python Excellent written and communications skills Current and active Top Secret Sensitive Compartmented Information (TSSCI) clearance (ship required) Ability to work individually or in teams Preferred Extensive experience in electronic protection Experienced in mentoring more junior engineers Strong experience working with implementation and analysis of SAR systems Broad range of computer skillsexperience including LINUX development Interest in working with experts in the fields of RF systems An advanced degree in mathematics, physics or electrical engineering Ways We Reward Our Employees During your interview process, our team will provide all the details of our industry-leading benefits and career development opportunities. A few highlights include A work environment built on teamwork, flexibility and respect Professional growth and development programs to help advance your career, as well as tuition reimbursement Variable pay program for exceptional contributions Comprehensive health care and wellness plans for your entire family Flextime and virtual work options (if applicable) 401(k) Savings Plan featuring a company match, regardless of whether you contribute Paid holidays and paid time off Flexible spending accounts Relocation assistance (if applicable) We are all unique, from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life, yet one thing bonds all of us to each other-the belief that we can make a difference. This core belief empowers us to do our best work at The Aerospace Corporation. Equal Opportunity Commitment The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal OpportunityAffirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, genetic information, marital status, ancestry, national origin, protected veteran status, physical disability, medical condition, mental disability, or disability status and any other characteristic protected by state or federal law. If you're an individual with a disability or a disabled veteran who needs assistance using our online job search and application tools or need reasonable accommodation to complete the job application process, please contact us by phone ator by email at . 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