Jacobs is looking for an entry to mid-level engineer or scientist to support the analysis, calibration and performance modeling of airborne synthetic aperture radar systems. The successful candidate should be aware of all aspects of a radar system from a theoretical perspective and a signal processing perspective. The candidate will work alongside senior engineers and scientists to model system performance and error sources, develop algorithms, and support flight testing and performance evaluations.
Conduct research in Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) imaging and exploitation techniques including difficult target detection, change detection techniques, and tomographic processing.
Develop and assess novel methods of utilizing SAR data.
Support and implement automated production processing of SAR data.
Provide on-going support to experimental and operational deployments.
Develop collection planning, performance analysis, system calibration and problem resolution.
Aid in the design and development of innovative processing algorithms and custom exploitation tools for the KeyRadar system.
12-15 Years relevant experience.
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, or Engineering Physics with knowledge of RF systems, digital signal processing; a Master's degree is preferred, with coursework in: Stochastic Processes, Network Theory, Signal.
Processing, Fourier Analysis, Optics, Electromagnetic Wave Propagation and Phenomenology.
Experience with Linux systems, programming in Python required.
TS/SCI. This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI security clearance. Clearance processing will be completed by the U.S. Government. Factors considered for a U.S. Government Security Clearance include but are not limited:
U.S. Citizenship (Required)
Favorable Criminal History Check
Abuse/Illegal Drug Use