Senior Radar Engineer (NGSSR) - Virginia beach, VA 23451 - US
Employer : Decision Technologies
Job Title : Senior Radar Engineer (NGSSR)
Location : Virginia beach, VA 23451 - US
Job Type : Direct-Hire / Permanent Full-Time
Minimum Clearance Level : Secret
Date Modified : 01-21-2022
Salary : (not listed)
Additional Salary Information :
Career Level : Experienced (Non-Manager) 10+ Years of Experience
Education Level : Bachelors

-------------------------------Job Description---------------------------------

Work for a dynamic company that specializes in technical support services and engineering consultancy. Decision Technologies, Inc. has extensive experience in RF Systems and Missile Sensors development, production transition, quality, reliability assessment, test and evaluation, and logistics support. We match our capabilities to the needs of our customers. Join an experienced team that provides exceptional support and leadership in all of our core competencies.

Decision Technologies is looking for a Senior Radar Engineer (NGSSR). The position is located in Virginia Beach, VA.

Job Summary:

The candidate will support the NSWC PHD In-Service Engineering Agent (ISEA) in the activities involved in the development, testing, evaluation, manufacturing, fielding, and supportability planning for the SPS-73(V)18 Next Generation Surface Search Radar (NGSSR).


Responsibilities and Duties:

The Senior Radar Engineer will support the ISEA in the areas of design improvement, performance evaluation, development test planning and execution, training curriculum development, technical documentation, maintenance procedures, and underway testing. He/she will serve as the ISEA’s Subject Matter Expert for the radar as part of development, ship integration, and fielding of the radar in all ship classes. The candidate will participate in the introduction and evaluation of new functions and capabilities into the fleet and will sometimes perform direct fleet support, documenting results of maintenance, troubleshooting, and problem resolution actions accomplished while onboard. In addition, the candidate will perform the following functions:

Work directly with the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), evaluating system design, providing engineering evaluation and recommendations for the development of radar modifications/upgrades, and providing engineering oversight on behalf of the Navy customer
Perform System Engineering functions
Support engineering efforts related to design, testing, and analysis of NGSSR modifications and support fleet introduction of these new capabilities
Perform land-based and underway testing and analysis of radar systems and provide hands-on training for shipboard maintenance technicians
Support technical documentation development and modifications required as a result of system improvements
Assist in ship integration planning and combat system interface development and testing
Perform post-installation System Operational Verification Test (SOVT) and On-the-Job Training (OJT) for ship’s force

Required Qualifications and Skills:

Practical experience in performing engineering design, modification, or test and evaluation for shipboard air and surface search radar systems (e.g., SPY-1, SPS-48, SPS-49, SPS-67, SPS-73)
Practical experience in design requirements, technical documentation development, manufacturing, testing, and fielding of Navy radar systems
Practical experience troubleshooting shipboard radar systems
Experience with the development of technical documentation, technical reports, and documenting engineering activities.
Experience in underway test and evaluation, and data analysis for Navy radar systems
Practical experience with Navy weapon system development under the DoD Acquisition Process of DOD Directive 5000.01
Working knowledge of Change Requests & Engineering Change Proposals.
Familiar with Navy Logistics Support elements including Training, Provisioning, Technical Documentation, and Configuration Management
Familiar with the US Navy installation planning process (desired)
Familiar with US Navy underway operations (desired)
High quality interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills
Personal computer skills (competent with MS Office applications)

Desired Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Physics
Must have an active DoD Secret Clearance
10 years of experience with radar design, development, fielding, and testing

Disclaimer/Contingency for Job Posting:

As required by Executive Order 14042, Federal contractor employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021, regardless of the employee's duty location or work arrangement (e.g., telework, remote work, etc.), subject to such exceptions as required by law. If selected, you will be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit documentation of proof of vaccination before starting employment with Decision Technologies, Inc.