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Radar Engineer- Senior

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Job ID: 2206328
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2023
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Specialty Engr
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Senior Radar Engineer/ Scientist II providing engineering and technical support services to support the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) at the warfare center, test facilities, prime contractor facilities, and in the field. This position will provide support to Radar Systems Division B40 Division. 

Work will be performed onsite in Dahlgren, VA.

This opportunity is contingent upon contract award in Summer/Fall of 2023.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct the research, development, analysis, test and evaluation of exploratory, advanced and engineering development radar systems
  • Provide radar development support and software support agent functions for the development and acquisition of new radar systems and the continuing spiral development of existing radar systems
  • Conduct testing and evaluation through all phases of acquisition, with a shift in emphasis to analysis and system expertise during formal Developmental and Operational Testing
  • Provide worldwide quick reaction support to the fleet by troubleshooting, evaluating performance, and modifying existing radars
  • Leverage hands-on work to develop and sustain radar engineering expertise.



Position Requirements:

  • Fourteen (14) years of experience and a Bachelor's degree
    • or Masters degree and twelve (12) years of experience, or Ph.D degree and nine (9) years of experience
    • Degree must be in an engineering field i.e.: Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineer, Electronics Engineering; Mathematics, Computer Science, or Physics
  • Ability to perform detailed and complex calculations and knowledge of practices/principles necessary to assess advanced radar systems concepts, assess specifications and perform system integration;
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of program/project level engineering experience in major radar systems;
  • Solid technical background as demonstrated by certifiable experience formulating opinions, decisions and ultimate performance of the tasks.

Security Clearance:

  • Must have a SECRET level or higher 

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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