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Chenega Corporation Radar Hardware Engineer in Huntsville, Alabama


Venturi, LLC, a Chenega company, has a challenging and interesting career opportunity for a Radar Hardware Engineer who will perform important work supporting Missile Defense Agency on the TEAMS Next Missile Defense Systems Engineering contract. This individual must have strong critical thinking and problem solving skills and be capable of interacting verbally and in writing with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Subject Matter Experts (SME) and prime contractor employees.


  • Perform technical assessment and programmatic support for the MDA Ground Sensors Directorate Defense Of Guam (DoG) Product Office in support of the Hardware Integrated Product Team (HW IPT)

  • Review documents and processes of prime contractor to ensure contractual requirements are being met

  • Perform bidirectional requirement flow from Element Specification (ES), Prime Item Development Specification (PIDS), and Hardware Requirement Specification (HRS)

  • Perform verification and validation of requirements

  • Travel to prime contractor facility and fielded site location to support hardware manufacturing, site integration, and test


Required Skills:

  • Master's degree (STEM) and 12+ years of related experience working on missile defense-related or other complex, large DoD programs/projects

  • Design implementation, performance analysis, and integration and testing of ground based radar systems

  • Digital Receiver Exciter (DREX) experience highly desired

  • Radar front end design, modeling, and testing

  • Integration and testing of Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) system and associated subsystems

  • Perform radar model verification against the tactical system

  • EMI/EMC test and conformance

  • Near field and far field test experience

  • Experience integrating a design into an operational environment

  • Experience with I&Q and radar performance data analysis

  • Experience performing detailed radar system analysis and antenna performance

  • Experience with Test Readiness Reviews (TRRs), Technical Interchange Meetings (TIMs), Technology Readiness Assessments and Levels (TRAs/TRLs), Design Reviews (PDR, CDR, FDR), Production Readiness Assessments (PRRs), Manufacturing Readiness Assessments and Levels (MRAs/MRLs), and Agile Design Processes, etc.

  • Experience with systems engineering processes

  • Experience with writing/reviewing Statement of Work (SOW) requirements and deliverables/Objective Evidence (OE), like Contract Data Requirements Lists (CDRLs) and Accessible Data Products (ADPs)

  • Competent in the MS Office software suite (Outlook, Word, Power Point, and Excel) with SharePoint experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Secret security clearance

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of MDA systems engineering processes and procedures

  • Working knowledge of MDA organizational structure

  • Experience/familiarity with DoD/MDA lifecycle acquisition processes and requirements

  • Familiar with MDA mission assurance provisions (MAP)

  • Familiar with different MDA directorates, like Sensors (SN); Facilities and Deployments (FD); Quality, Safety, and Mission Assurance (QS), etc.

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