Radar Engineer

Published: 6 March 2019

The staff member will assist in the maintenance and operations of a global radar network in support of the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement (ARM) user facility. ARM operates and maintains 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 installations, calibrations, and repairs, implement design modifications, and assess the operational status of radars in the ARM radar network at its Southern Great Plains (SGP) atmospheric observatory in Oklahoma. The position may involve some travel to other ARM sites. The position will require routine interaction with engineers and technicians.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or physics, or aerospace engineering and 3+ years of relevant experience


  • Advanced degree in electrical engineering or physics, or aerospace engineering and 0-2 years of relevant experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Required skills:

  • Minimal knowledge of radar theory
  • RF systems or radar systems
  • Calibration of RF systems
  • Troubleshooting electronic systems
  • Electronic system integration
  • Linux.

Desired skills:

  • Computer hardware/software integration
  • Control systems
  • Basic programming in Matlab or Python.

This position is located at the U.S. Department of Energy’s SGP site near Lamont, Oklahoma, and is operated by Native Energy and Technology of San Antonio, Texas. Native Energy and Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status. Women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Please email résumé to: HR@ops.sgp.arm.gov

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