Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems Engineer
Job Type

U.S. Citizenship is Required. Ability to qualify for a US Department of Defense security clearance required 

This position is in-person.  

Toyon is seeking a Radio Frequency (RF) and Radar Systems Engineer with practical experience in both the design and test of RF and Radar Systems, including EW techniques and countermeasures.

Join a dynamic team of creative engineers working on state-of-the-art problems and products for radar, navigation, communications, electronic warfare, and embedded sensors. An experienced RF/Radar systems engineer will have opportunities to support multiple projects across Toyon’s Antenna/RF, RF Products, Advanced Algorithms, Autonomous Systems, and Aerospace Systems product area teams.

Toyon’s collaborative culture and employee-owned mindset creates a unique environment of eager and dedicated contributors at every level. Toyon is committed to enabling technical talent to blaze trails on mission-critical technical challenges. Our unusually low employee turnover is tribute to a Company philosophy and strategy that has worked for over 40 years.  


The ideal candidate for the Electronic Warfare (EW) Systems Engineer position will have the following capabilities and experience, or a large subset thereof:

  • An advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, or related discipline with at least a:

     -     Ph.D. with 5 or more years specializing in RF sensor systems; or

     -     A Masters or Bachelor’s degree with 10 or more years of radar/EW systems experience.

  • Experience with various elements of electronic support (ES), electronic attack (EA), and electronic protection (EP) systems;
  • Fundamental knowledge of estimation, sensor fusion processes and the design of such systems;
  • Domain expertise in analysis and application of advanced RF system features, such as:

     -     Direction-finding (DF), subspace processing, and waveform design;

     -     Space-Time Adaptive Processing (STAP) / Space-Frequency Adaptive Processing (SFAP);

     -     Monostatic, Bistatic and Multistatic Radar Systems;

     -     Low-Observable (LO) systems and Radar Cross Section (RCS) design;

  • Excellent verbal and written skills;
  • Ability to independently think outside the box; and
  • Ability to work in a team environment involving experts in diverse disciplines.

Creativity, strength in problem solving and ability to develop and analyze complex systems are must-have talents for this position.


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  • Competitive Industry Pay
  • 100% Employer-Paid Medical Insurance Premiums
  • HSA with Employer Contributions
  • Dental and Vision Coverage Options
  • Company Funded 401(k) and Profit Sharing Plans
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Life and Disability Insurance  
  • Paid Parental Leave

The annual pay range for the Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer position is $140,000 to $190,000.

The posted pay range values provide the candidate with guidance on annual base compensation for the position, exclusive of overtime, bonus, and benefits-related compensation, over a range of qualifications that may fit hiring objectives. Toyon Research Corporation will consider the individual candidate’s education, work experience, applicable knowledge, skills and training, among other factors, when preparing an offer of employment.

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