Systems Engineer

Job Locations MD-Aberdeen Proving Groun
Work Region
Hidden (18027)
TS/SCI Eligibility

Position Summary

MAG Aerospace is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer to provide subject matter expertise in ensuring PL SSW delivery of critical intelligence and electronic warfare capabilities. This position is in support of ongoing and future prototyping efforts.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing team in the early stages of a newly awarded 5-year task order with multiple opportunities for upward advancement supporting EW&C. The EW&C program delivers critical capabilities to counter current and future threats, enabling the next generation of warfighting capabilities from sensor to Soldier worldwide. By applying game changing cyber technologies through agile development methodology, we enable battlefield dominance for our Warfighters.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. 

  • Working with intel and electronic warfare analysts to characterize adversary electronic orders of battle to include specific analysis on threat radar systems and blue force system’s ability to detect and intercept a given set of threats.
  • Conduct analysis, subsystem analysis, architecture/subsystem decomposition, requirements and algorithm design, implementation, integration, verification, and maintenance of ground based ELINT and EW systems.
  • Research and implement state-of-the-art processing technologies tailored for application to RF data processing.
  • Collaborate across multi-functional teams to identify opportunities for improving use cases, CONOPS, CONEMP, and TTPs.
  • Participate in algorithmic design and machine learning frameworks including classification and identification techniques.
  • Ability to self-manage and pace responsibilities to ensure completion of all required activities in a timely manner.
  • Conceives new concepts and approaches to resolve engineering problems.
  • Identifies existing or potential problems and provides engineering advice and guidance and/or directs a course of action to resolve engineering matters.
  • Coordinate and support all aspects of EW operations, including planning, collection, processing, analysis, dissemination, and reporting associated with PL SSW products.
  • Work amongst a team of engineers, analysts, and operators to ensure efficient and accurate intelligence production.
  • Conduct technical analysis of foreign threat systems and develop countermeasures in coordination with PL SSW prime and sub-contractors.
  • Provide expert guidance and training to team members and vendors on new technologies and methodologies.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and advancements in EW technologies.
  • Assist in the management of technical resources necessary effectively to achieve operational objectives.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


Knowledge and Skills 

  • Expertise in electronic warfare systems and operations, including jamming, deception, and exploitation.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Ability to represent PL SSW at industry events and conferences.
  • Ability to translate Army Capability Manager requirements into actionable goals and system requirements necessary to develop effective collection strategies.
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing the design, implementation, and maintenance of databases and software applications for EW operations.
  • Experience developing presentations for support activities and/or higher headquarters to summarize results of actions against predetermined plans, current status or plans, progress, deficiencies, and outstanding accomplishments.
  • Experience with conducting analysis, subsystem analysis, architecture/subsystem decomposition, requirements and algorithm design, implementation, integration, verification, and maintenance of ground based ELINT and EW systems.
  • Strong knowledge of ELINT systems and subsystems to develop system and subsystem specifications necessary for meeting performance metrics against a given set of threat signals of interest.
  • Understanding of supporting technologies including pulse detectors, de-interleaving, pulse descriptor word generation and spectrum survey strategies associated with counter Radar operations.
  • Understands and can follow development operations procedures such as source control, change management and release planning for algorithm or other necessary software developments associated with the Government’s research.



  • TS with SCI Eligibility


Education and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Electronic Warfare.


Preferred Qualifications  

  • Proficiency in X-Midas, MATLAB, Python, and other relevant software tools.
  • Experience with GEOINT, MASINT, technical signals exploitation, modeling, and simulation.
  • Expertise in geolocation, intelligence reporting, and commonly used analysis tool suites.
  • Experience with JEL, JICD4.2, remote ops, and systems integration.
  • Proven ability to develop and implement innovative solutions.
  • Experience working with government and military customers.
  • Preference of MS or Ph.d in electrical engineering or similar field.
  • TS/SCI DoD Security Clearance


Other Qualifications

  • Ability to travel 25% to Army and contractor locations within CONUS.
  • Ability to work in office/field/lab environments


Special Note

The position is contingent upon candidate’s ability to meet physical and medical requirements as needed by the position; including compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local jurisdictional requirements.

Government or customer site-specific requirements may include, but are not limited to, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination status, except in circumstances where a candidate is legally entitled to an accommodation.

Company Policy


MAG Aerospace (MAG) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to apply to our positions.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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