Entry-Level Sentinel Radar Engineer

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos Company, is seeking a talented Entry-Level Sentinel Radar Engineer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.


The Engineer in this role will work on-site at Redstone Arsenal and will support the development, test, integration, and evaluation of the Sentinel radar. Support will include modeling, simulation, and analysis; hardware and software development, testing, and integration with netted systems. Travel to support field test events is required.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering from an ABET-accredited university with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Candidate must have excellent math skills and/or possess and show good fundamentals in electromagnetics, signals and systems, digital signal processing, and controls. Candidate must be able to apply these skills to the following areas: modeling, radar systems analysis, radar software/firmware development, RF hardware, and/or field testing support. Programming experience is a plus, but not required.


Modeling includes modeling of Sentinel radar functions, Sentinel radar interfaces, threats, timeline, clutter, EA/EP, etc. Radar systems analysis includes validation and verification of Sentinel radar software, testing and analysis of various Sentinel interfaces, and development of data reduction and data analysis tools. Sentinel radar software/firmware development includes development of tactical classification algorithms, tracking algorithms, and interfaces to netted systems. RF hardware includes transmitters, exciters, antennas, multi-channel receivers, and high-bandwidth receivers. Field test support includes site selection, test coordination/planning, flight profile analysis, radar and test equipment emplacement and breakdown, data logging, reduction, and analysis, troubleshooting issues, and support of test event activities.


Test support requirement includes light lifting (up to 30 or 40 lbs.).

Candidate must be willing to travel for field test events.


Other Qualifications

Experience with MATLAB, C++, and Python is a plus. Candidate must have good people skills and the desire to work with a highly technical team of engineers and scientists.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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