Astronomical research facilities

Electrical Engineer
Location MI - Ann Arbor
Req # 6035
Minimum Clearance Required Clearance Eligibility
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Thank you for your interest in joining the KBR team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

KBR is a software and systems engineering company headquartered in Chantilly, VA with offices Nationwide. We are seeking a Electrical Engineering candidate to join our team to support model development and engineering analysis related to intelligence collection systems. In this Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance role, the individual will perform a variety of modeling, simulation, and analysis assignments.  Additionally, you will contribute to briefings, point papers, and meetings in direct support of Senior Government Managers.  Your work matters given that the analysis is frequently used to conduct trade studies and support Senior Government decisions. 

Work Locations: Chantilly  Ann Arbor, MI. 

Position Requirements:

  • Explain and effectively communicate engineering results to government and corporate management.
  • Establish a plan for a project and to accomplish goals embodied by the plan.
  • Contribute to team efforts or to operate completely independently.
  • Read and modify engineering software scripts in a variety of languages for both problem solving and visualization
  • Ability to learn radar payloads, to include operating modes, waveforms, antenna types, signal error estimation, and optimization of sensor configurations 
  • Ability to learn sensor phenomenology for experimental applications
  • Ability to learn to design engineering experiments for the purpose of understanding system design impacts or identifying optimal parameter settings


  • At a minimum, a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields. Graduate degrees preferred.
  • Familiarity with software scripting languages (e.g. Matlab, Python)
  • 1-5 years’ experience; 5 years preferred

Security Clearance:

**Must be a US citizen** with the ability to obtain a security clearance


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In compliance with the U.S. federal government’s vaccine mandate, only candidates who will be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by  December 8, 2021 or who have a reasonable accommodation or approved medical exception will be considered for this position.

KBR is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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