Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Radar Engineer in RICHLAND Washington United States

Organization and Job ID : Job ID: 303065 Directorate: Fundamental & Computational Sciences Division: Atmospheric Sciences & Global Change Group: ARM Job Description : The staff member will assist in the maintenance and application of a global radar network in support of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) Climate Research Facility ( The ARM Program operates and maintains of a network of fixed and mobile sites providing data to the climate research community. ARM sites include a broad array of instrumentation including radars, lidars, radiometers, and meteorological sensors. The successful candidate will perform analysis of radar data to assess the operational status of radars in the ARM radar network. The position also encompasses radar design to modify commercial radars to achieve research objectives of the ARM Program. The position involves periodic travel to ARM sites and to programmatic meetings. The position will require interaction on a daily basis with project managers, other engineers and scientists to assess the status of radars and recommend appropriate courses of action. The incumbent will travel up to 15% of the time to offsite locations in the US and around the world. Minimum Requirements : A Bachelor''s degree with at least 5 years experience or a Master''s degree with 3 years experience or a PhD with 1-2 years experience is required. Must be a skilled professional who applies a broad basis of existing theories, principles, and concepts to a specialty field. All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. Qualifications : MS/PhD EE plus at least 2 years of applicable experience/background in:

  • Pulse Doppler radar

  • Radar signal processing

  • Radar meteorology

  • Computer hardware/software integration

  • System design/integration

  • Communications theory

  • RF propagation

  • Data analysis software (MATLAB, IDL, etc.)

  • Linux in a real-time environment A successful candidate will have:

  • Strong communication (written and oral) skills

  • Technical writing skills

  • Enthusiasm

  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently

  • Leadership potential

  • Willing to travel (including remote regions of the world) for up to several weeks at a time

  • Excellent analytical skills Equal Employment Opportunity : Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All staff at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States.

Requisition Id: 303065

Title: Radar Engineer