Job Description

BTG, in partnership with a top ranked aerospace and defense company in Massachusetts, has an immediate need for a PRINCIPAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER.

Requirements of the Principal Systems Engineer

  • 8(+) years of experience with signal and/or image processing systems
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Science, or Mathematics
  • Ability to obtain a DoD Security Clearance
  • Experience developing digital signal processing algorithms and techniques for interference suppression, target detection, imaging and tracking
  • Experience with digital beamforming, adaptive cancellation techniques, clutter filtering and Doppler processing, ambiguity resolution, maximum likelihood estimation, CFAR processing
  • Ability to relate bandwidth, resolution, and sampling rates in multiple domains
  • Experience with linear systems, Fourier Transforms, digital filtering and spectral analysis
  • Experience in writing and evaluating requirements for digital signal processing functionality
  • Ability to perform statistical modeling of radar signals and analyze detection and track performance
  • Desired Skills:
    • Current DoD Secret Clearance
    • Experience with advanced processing algorithms for clutter and jamming suppression
    • Experience with radar waveform design and parameter estimation
    • Familiarity with FPGA design
    • Familiarity with Phase Array Antennas and Digital Beamforming architectures and techniques
    • Familiarity with target discrimination, classification and identification techniques
    • Ability to design and analyze multi-target track filtering algorithms
    • Experience with systems integration, simulation and qualification testing
    • Experience with RF Systems Engineering including knowledge of RF performance analysis
    • Familiarity with the Navy, Air Force and Army Customers
    • Excellent documentation and communication skills, both written and oral
    • Experienced with completing designs on schedule and within budget

Benefits of the Principal Systems Engineer

  • Full time hours
  • Medical/ Dental/ Vision
  • 401k

Responsibilities of the Principal Systems Engineer

  • The Engineer will be responsible for the definition of radar system architectures, the development of concepts of operations for the radar system, the design of radar processing algorithms, and the development and decomposition of system, hardware and software requirements. Opportunities also exist to perform statistical analysis of the radar system performance using real and/or simulated data. Work is performed in a dynamic and collaborative development environment in support of multiple research and development efforts, working with internal and external customers across related product lines. Focus areas for these radar systems include:
    • Algorithm Development
    • Signal Processing and Waveform Design
    • Electronic Protection Methods
    • Phased Array and Digital Beamforming Technology
    • Radar Search, Track and Discrimination Design
    • Statistical and Numerical Analysis of Radar Performance Data
    • Target and Threat Modeling
    • Integration and test of large systems
    • Model Based System Engineering Development

If you believe that your skills and experience are a match for this position, please submit your most current resume and a recruiter will be in contact. Resumes can be submitted via email to a You may also give us a call at 904-998-9414 to speak to a recruiter.

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