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Senior Radar Research Engineer

Intellisense Systems, Inc. is looking for an exceptional Sr. Research Engineer to join our Emerging Technologies team. As part of the team, you will work alongside other experienced engineers and scientists to perform hands-on development of radar and multi-modal sensing systems. You will contribute to algorithmic and system modeling and simulation, transition to software and hardware implementation, and testing in accordance with project objectives, requirements, and schedules. Get ready for an exciting and “hands-on” engineering opportunity.

Intellisense Systems, Inc. innovates what seemed impossible.  Our products have been deployed in every extreme environment on Earth!  We are a fast-growing Southern California technology innovator that solves tough, mission-critical challenges for our customers in advanced military, law enforcement, and commercial markets.  We design, develop, and manufacture novel technology solutions for ground, vehicle, maritime, and airborne applications.

Projects You May Work On:

  • Developing and prototyping radars and radar-based systems (hardware and/or software)
  • Developing software tool sets that will enable/facilitate design of new radar systems
  • Prototyping and proof-of-concepts of state-of-the-art radars and multi-sensor systems

What You’ll Do:                                                                                                      

  • Design DSP modules to enhance radar processing capabilities, including modeling, simulation, validation, and implementation as embedded software and/or as FPGA IP core for proof-of-concepts and prototyping
  • Develop radars and multi-sensor systems using state-of-the-art technologies, techniques, and methods
  • Interact with internal technical teams and technology vendors in selecting, evaluating, and/or developing and fabricating system components
  • Provide technical write-ups and documentation related to system, hardware, and software development for bids, proposal, and reports.

What You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with 5 years or master’s degree (a plus) with 2 years of experience in the development of wireless communication and RF systems and solutions
  • Working knowledge of digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms for radar systems, including development, modeling, and simulation
  • Hands-on experience with radar DSP algorithms and processing modules design, implementation, prototyping and testing, including radar operation modes, radar waveforms, modeling of various targets and clutter, range-Doppler processing, and tracking. Experience with MIMO radar and SAR is a plus
  • Demonstrated experience in developing software and/or hardware for monostatic and/or multi-static radar systems. FPGA design experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in MATLAB, Python, and C/C++
  • Experience with neural networks for radar applications is a plus

What You Could Expect:

  • Collaborate with industry-leading scientists and engineers in a high-performance culture
  • Work in a research environment with a precision focus on the integration of emerging technologies
  • Partner with trusting leadership that approaches tasks and requests with urgency
  • Enjoy the freedom to take risks, to innovate, and to be rewarded
  • Deliver products that are continually recognized as industry disruptors


  • Alternative Work Schedule (alternating Fridays off)
  • Medical, Vision, Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts 
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • 4 Weeks PTO a year (plus an additional 40 hours of PTO your first day)
  • 10 paid holidays 
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • 401(k) with 4% employer matching
  • Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance


Unless otherwise stated in the requirements section of an individual job listing, our positions require U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency, or other status as a U.S. Person as defined by 8 USC 1324b(a)(3). We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. Intellisense Systems, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or other legally protected status.

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