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Radar System Design Engineer

Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies

Ypsilanti, MI, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is seeking a Radar System Design Engineer to join our Sensor Programs team.


LOCATION: Ypsilanti MI

REQUIRED: Top Secret security clearance


Work-life balance to include flexible working opportunities and generous time off.

Family-first benefits like adoption reimbursement, pet insurance and mental health resources.

Educational perks such as student loan repayment, paid certifications and tuition reimbursement.

Career growth opportunities including an internal mobility program and leadership training and development.

Diversified healthcare and investment options including multiple medical plans, and 401(k) matching.


Required Qualifications:

• Top Secret security clearance, must be SCI eligible

• Degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Math or related technology fields

• 5+ years of professional experience

• Programming experience - C++, C, MATLAB, Python


This team develops 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 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.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current/active SCI.
  • 3 or more years of relevant experience.
  • SAR or other radar system design and development experience a plus.




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

$75,000.00 - $126,000.00 annually.

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.