Sr. Radar Subject Matter Expert

in Wharton, NJ

Sr. Radar Subject Matter Expert Job

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  • Job Location

    Wharton, NJ, US

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    Full Time

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    Current US Secret Clearance

An Intermediate to Senior Radar Subject Matter Expert (SME) is required to provide program support to the U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center (ARDEC) Battlespace Applications Branch Precision Radars Team at Picatinny Arsenal, NJ. The experienced Radar SME will support the team by providing technical support and expertise in a variety of disciplines related to the design, development, and testing of precision radar systems integrated with armament systems. Intermediate to advanced level of radar expertise is required. An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred.


  • Provide technical guidance and support in the development of radar systems, modeling and simulation tools related to radar systems and subcomponents, signal processing of radar data, and test and evaluation of radar systems
  • Provide technical analysis to assess future system performance in new mission areas
  • Provide data analysis to evaluate and assess the performance of existing radar systems, and suggest methods of improvement of radar performance
  • Evaluate new radar system design concepts from vendors and provide recommendations to Government leads
  • Provide technical support to radar project leads, attending program reviews, technical interchange meetings, and customer reviews
  • Attend test events and support analysis of radar data and assessment of performance
  • Provide novel radar design concepts supporting new mission areas
  • Provide inputs on technical reports and publish technical papers on new radar developments as needed
  • Assist in project reporting requirements, test plan development, test reports, and status reports.


  • B.S. in electrical engineering
  • 15 years of relevant experience
  • Extensive experience with development and fielding of radar systems
  • Experience managing technology development programs from concept through field testing
  • Desire to contribute to research and development programs focusing on future radar systems
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • US citizenship
  • Ability to secure a security clearance
  • Good communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in electrical engineering and 10 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with ground-based radar systems for applications in Ground Moving Target Indicator (GMTI); Counter-Rockets, Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM); or Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS)
  • Working knowledge of radar products offered by multiple vendors and emerging technologies under development
  • Secret security clearance

Additional Information

Who We Are

Our company values innovative and intuitive people who want to help identify and develop creative, unconventional solutions for our clients.

Ideal Innovations Inc. is a service-disabled veteran-owned company specializing in innovative solutions to our client’s most difficult challenges utilizing biometrics, forensics, scientific and I/T SMEs. We staff the greatest number of contractors to the Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency (DFBA) Biometrics Operations Division (BOD) in Clarksburg, West Virginia. At Ideal Innovations, we are:
+ Innovators

Innovators of creative services, solutions and products for our clients.

+ Intuitive

Intuitive to our client’s needs and desires.

+ Identifiers

Identifiers of unconventional, rapid solutions for our client’s challenges.

What We Offer

+ Learning & Development

You will be encouraged to reach your full potential. You will be provided the resources to grow professionally & enhance your skills through Tuition Reimbursement & LinkedIn Learning (with unlimited access to 13,000 online training courses and videos)

+ Join a Team of Innovators

You will work with very innovative and intuitive people. You will enjoy collaborating on teams that identify and develop the most impressive thought-provoking solutions and products for our clients.

+ Flexibility

You will experience the flexibility needed to balance work and manage your personal life while accomplishing great things both professionally and personally.

+ Competitive Compensation

You will receive competitive compensation with access to a comprehensive benefits package to include generous paid time off/paid holidays and lucrative 401(k) matching with 100% vesting at the completion of your first year, plus a host of other perks.

+ Rewards & Recognition

You will be recognized & rewarded for achieving ground breaking results that lead to the continued success & growth of the company.

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