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RF Research Scientist

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Job Details
Job Order Number
2793949
Company Name
Areté Associates
Physical Address
200 West Side Square, #900
Huntsville, AL 35801
Job Description

RF Research Scientist

Location*Huntsville, AL*
Job Category*Research*
Employment Duration*Full Time*

Areté conducts research, development and operational capability development across the technology spectrum for a wide range of national security and commercial customers. Areté applies hard science to hard problems to develop innovative solutions. We execute cutting edge analysis in sensors, lasers, and modeling. We also conduct field tests of our products and manufacture a variety of components. An employee-owned company, Areté offers an exciting and challenging work environment with highly competitive compensation levels, a full benefits package and significant advancement opportunities. Our Huntsville, AL office is developing new capabilities in detection of airborne threats using radar and EO/IR sensors for missile defense and has an immediate opening for a RF Research Scientist. This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position.

The successful candidate will conduct research and development activities focused on passive and active Radio Frequency (RF) sensor technology exploitation that address the challenging mission requirements and emerging needs of our IC and DoD customers, both for existing systems and systems under development. Activities cover algorithm development and concept design for ground-based, shipboard, airborne, and space-based RF systems. Technical challenges cover a broad range of disciplines including novel waveforms that enable multiple missions, simulation and performance modeling, and optimal processing approaches. The selected candidate will be a key player in developing radar solutions critical to national security.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Research, design, develop and verify RF signal and image collection systems, and defines and develops processing and dissemination computer algorithms. Support Areté Research & Development efforts in Advanced RF Sensing through:Developing novel solutions, significant enhancements and efficient implementations of signal processing algorithms for challenging mission applications
    Researching, designing, and implementing advanced signal processing and RF system concepts that yield new capabilities addressing urgent customer needs
    Implementing prototype solutions in software, utilizing the latest data exploitation techniques (including machine learning techniques)
    Developing simulations and performance models that enable trade studies for radar systems
    Technically supporting radar initiatives in multiple Business Areas across the company
    Interfacing with and briefing technical solutions to customers and large peer groups
    Travelling as necessary to support customer requirements

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in computer science, physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics
  • Proficiency in prototyping solutions in C/C++, MATLAB and/or Python
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work in a team with minimal supervision and agility to work multiple… For full info follow application link.

Areté Associates is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, please contact Corporate Human Resources at 818.885.2200. Areté will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.


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