👷 Radar System Engineer

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Capella is at the forefront of making vital information about our world accessible in a timely manner. We’re leveraging proven technologies and building new capabilities to create a constellation of SAR satellites that can collect information about any spot on the planet within an hour.At Capella you’ll workin a collaborative team environment, alongside smart people with a history of space mission success. No prior space experience is needed—we’re looking for people excited about tackling seemingly impossible challenges, learning new skills and concepts, and helping each other achieve success.Our mission and our products are meant to understand the whole world and help everyone in it, regardless of race, creed, or any other distinction. We believe in a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we encourage all people to join our team and bring their unique perspective to help make us stronger.We value diversity at Capella and welcome applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in tech. If you like the sound of this position, but are not sure if you are the perfect fit, please apply!

About the Role

We are excited to add a new teammate to join the radar team. The Radar System Engineer will be responsible for working on a broad range of radar activities like radar calibration, radar system analysis, radar performance modeling, and writing radar requirements. To be successful in this role, you should be comfortable working with radar hardware in the lab and in test campaigns. You should also have experience with radar signal processing and able to write Python code to work with radar data.


  • Expert knowledge of radar architectures and radar signal processing
  • Experience with modeling radar performance
  • Experience working with radar data and in particular, synthetic aperture radar data
  • Experience fielding radars in test campaigns
  • Knowledge of and experience with radar calibration techniques
  • Python and C/C++ experience

In addition to an opportunity to take part in an innovative and fast-growing business with a highly motivated and skilled team, we also take pride in taking care of our employees. Here are just a few ways that we show our appreciation:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flex Spending
  • Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • FSA and HSA
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Flexible PTO
  • Gourmet-style, Daily Lunch
  • Capella Community Events
  • Equity Commuter and Parking benefits
  • Parental Leave
  • Dog-friendly Work Environment (SF)
  • Cell and Internet Monthly Stipend
Capella Space

Capella Space

United States, San Francisco or Boulder CO

Posted 3 months ago