radar system

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is seeking a Senior Staff Software Engineer to support our Sensor Programs team in Ypsilanti MI in a part-time capacity.


A seasoned, experienced professional, you will use your understanding of your area of specialization to resolve a wide range of issues in creative ways.

As a critical member of this team, you will work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.


Required Qualifications:

  • U.S. citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

  • Requires a degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math or related technology fields.

  • 5+ years related experience.

  • Strong programming skills (C++, C, MATLAB, Python, or similar).


As a Lead Software Engineer with strong knowledge of Radar Signal Processing phenomenology, you will develop specialized, innovative new sources of geospatial data, analytic methods, software and engineering services.

Our work transforms how customers support global mapping and intelligence missions at scale, revealing unique information and insights. We contribute to integrated air and space solutions that solve our customers most complex problems by harnessing and applying disruptive technologies.



  • Supporting a multi-disciplinary team in the innovation, development, and evaluation of advanced capability radar systems.

  • Opportunities to work with and learn from community experts while developing innovative new systems.

  • Performing requirements analysis, system modelling, development, verification, and testing, ensuring system requirement satisfaction.

  • Updating and utilizing toolsets to generate, manipulate and test system data.

  • Take on increasing ownership and maturation of complex models used to design, test and optimize system performance.



This position demands a motivated and passionate individual looking to continue to leverage their career in the field of radar signal and image processing. At Maxar you will work with a team of professionals on cutting edge technology in radar system development. The work involves requirement and algorithm development, system design, prototyping, test, verification and promotion of radar systems and products. This is a great opportunity to contribute and gain advanced expertise in the radar and signal processing field while supporting critical programs.



  • Active Top Secret SCI security clearance
  • Experience with SAR, signal or other radar system design and development

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidateโ€™s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$26.66 - $44.44 hourly.


Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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United States, Ypsilanti, MI
Posted 10d ago
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