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Jacobs SAR Staff Engineer in Beavercreek, Ohio

Critical Mission Solutions

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It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges, and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

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Your Impact:

Come innovate with us in the field of synthetic aperture radar by joining our world-class team of engineers, scientists, mathematicians, and physicists. Jacobs is a leading provider of software defined synthetic aperture radar and high performance SAR processing systems. Jacobs designs, develops, installs, tests, operates and maintains these systems for multiple DoD and commercial customers, both in CONUS and OCONUS.

We are growing our business and have multiple staffing requirements for personnel that span a large range of disciplines related to our SAR business area. Our capabilities and reputation in this regard are second to none, and we are in need of motivated, dynamic individuals capable of meeting the many challenges and opportunities being presented to our group. If you have one or more of the skills listed below, we would like to hear from you.


Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required :

-5-7 Years relevant experience.

-BS or MS in EE, Computer Science/Computer Engineering, Physics or Math with emphasis in Radar, Imagery, or Signals Processing, or a related field.

-Must be able to obtain a government security clearance.

Preferred :

-An existing SECRET clearance is a plus.

-Strong communication skills and the ability to work directly with customers and work well in a team.

-Experience in developing, building, fielding, and/or maintaining radar hardware, software, and test equipment.

-Familiarity with standard lab tools: oscilloscopes, network analyzers, power meters, spectrum analyzers, time domain reflectometers, etc.

-RF design experience.

-Experience in radar data processing, analysis and/or algorithm development.

-I&T of electronic equipment onto aircraft.

-Operating airborne SAR or SAR processing equipment.

-Experience in troubleshooting of electronic and/or RF systems, both in a lab and in the field.

-FPGA firmware design and implementation.

-Design and implementation of electronic system control software.

-Ability to support QRC missions that involve the rapid deployment and use of KeyW radar assets in support of urgent DoD operational requirements.

-Willing to travel to support radar or processing systems; Travel is typically less than 5%.

-Ability to leverage emerging technology and apply it in innovative ways to quickly solve unique, complex operational problems.

-Must be able to obtain a Government Security Clearance.


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At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.