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Jacobs SAR Systems Engineer & Image Scientist in Beavercreek, Ohio

SAR Systems Engineer & Image Scientist


Jacobs is looking for a Mid-level to Senior 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.

Clearance Requirement :

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

-Education Verification

-Abuse/Illegal Drug Use

-Credit Check

-Subject Interview

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.

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Primary Location United States-Ohio-Beavercreek-20356-OHB

Other Locations United States-Virginia-Herndon-20356-VA44, United States-Maryland-Severn-20356-SEV1

Job Type Standard

Req ID: RAP00004T