Peraton Corporation

  • Radar Engineer – TEMP/ ON CALL (Deployed At Sea)

    Job Locations US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(6/29/2018 1:36 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Clearance Status
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Peraton is seeking an On-Call (Part-Time) Radar Engineering professional to join the Range Instrumentation Support (RIS) team to support the X-Band Transportable Radar (XTR-1) on the Pacific Tracker currently berthed in Portland, OR.  This position will provide surge support as needed and does not require relocation to Portland, OR.


    Specific duties will include: 

    • Operations and maintenance of radar systems to include working on high powered transmitters, receivers, modulators, timing and control systems, cabling and the associated interconnects.
    • Implementing multitude of test equipment for testing and troubleshooting system issues.
    • Working with schematic drawings, specifications and vendor technical documentation related to electromechanical systems.
    • Job location is on a ship (both in port and at sea) and the candidate will be required to work in that environment, and will need to climb in order to perform maintenance on the antenna if required.
    • Position will require sailing with the Pacific Tracker for mission support. Mission schedules vary, but could require up to four (4) deployments in a year that each last approximately four (4) weeks.



    • A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or other related technical discipline and 8+ years of related technical experience. Without a degree, 14+ years of related technical experience is required.
    • 8+ years of general work with mobile sea-based radar systems.
    • Ability to climb and meet the physical requirements of the position, in order to perform maintenance on the antenna as needed.


    • Self-driven and resourceful to achieve goals independently as well as work well in groups.
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules and priorities.
    • The ability to socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus to move forward.

    SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires the candidate to already have a current Secret or Top Secret security clearance and to maintain the clearance.


    About Peraton

    Peraton provides innovative, reliable solutions to the nation’s most sensitive and mission-critical programs and systems. Peraton has significant experience providing highly differentiated secure communications, space, and technology solutions to key customers, and has become a trusted partner on missions that are critical to the security priorities of the United States. Capabilities include complex software and technology services and solutions, as well as end-to-end mission operations abilities, including Software Systems Development, Cyber, Modeling & Simulation, Mission Operations, Signal Intelligence (SIGINT), and Quick Reaction Capabilities (QRC) / Research & Development. The company is headquartered in Herndon, VA, with approximately 3,500 employees across the U.S. and Canada. 

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.


    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed

    Need help finding the right job?

    We can recommend jobs specifically for you! Click here to get started.