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Radar RF Systems Engineer

Carmel, Indiana, United States

Job ID : J000612728

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Drive the automotive macro trends of electrification, safety automation and connectivity to the next generation of solutions. With so many new features added almost every day, we need experts in managing our customers’ requirements. As part of our Systems teams linking the customers and Tech teams, you’ll help us engineer, design and produce an entirely new and smarter architecture for tomorrow’s cars.

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Job Description


This position is part of our Advanced Safety & User Experience segment out of Carmel, IN.


Development of Automotive Radar subsystem specifications for elements of a radar sensor based on top-level radar system.


  • Participate in the development and production of radar sensors
  • Develop subsystem specifications for elements of a radar sensor based on top-level radar system requirements
  • Develop test strategies and methodologies to evaluate new or competing radar designs
  • Identify shortcomings in radar performance, diagnose root causes, and develop design changes or corrective action
  • Develop new Angle Finding concepts and signal processing algorithms for automotive radar systems
  • Interface with multi-disciplinary product development team in support of design, integration and test of automotive radar systems
  • Present design concepts, radar performance and algorithms to team members, management and customers

Must Haves (Basic Qualifications):

  • Master’s  degree in Electrical Engineering or similar technical degree
  • Strong familiarity with radar technology, including system architectures, waveforms, antenna types, and basic signal processing
  • Familiarity with Microprocessor/DSP based hardware designs, and Software Architecture
  • Strong Matlab coding experience required.
  • Experience in development of automotive radar
  • Team player - highly motivated, flexible, and well organized
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills

Nice to Haves (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Phd degree in Engineering
  • 3+ years RF /  Radar systems design and integration

Aptiv Rewards and Advantages:

Competitive compensation with bonus potential

Learning and development opportunities

Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers

Recognition for innovation and excellence

Opportunities to give back to the community

Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world

Relocation assistance may be available

Tuition Reimbursement

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Parental leave, etc.)

About Advanced Safety & User Experience

Advanced Safety & User Experience encompasses our deep expertise in centralized computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving, while acknowledging the growth in areas that enrich the in-vehicle experience.

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Diversity and Inclusion are sources of innovation and creativity, both of which are essential to Aptiv’s success. Everyday our diverse team comes together, drives innovation, pursues solutions, and meets challenges using their unique abilities, perspectives and talents, changing what tomorrow brings. When you join our team, you’ll get encouraged to think boldly, express your viewpoint and innovate as a matter of habit.

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At Aptiv, we don’t just see the world differently; we work to change reality. That means developing technology that rewrites the rules of what’s possible in the pursuit of making transportation safer, greener and more connected. Today there are more than 160,000 of us globally, located in 44 countries, and united by one mission. Join the movement and together, let’s change tomorrow.

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