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Position Openings

Following a long term business strategy of ongoing investment in its technology and professional staff, DeTect has since its founding in 2003 experienced consistent, rapid growth. High demand for its products and services worldwide has led in recent years to multi-million dollar, multi-year contract awards and the company currently has multiple projects throughout the US., Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, New Zealand and Africa. The company recognizes the contributions and value of its staff and has consistently added staff even during the latest global recession. DeTect offers an exciting, fast-paced, challenging, team oriented, creative, entrepreneurial environment providing excellent opportunities for growth, travel and advancement.

Specific current openings are listed below however we are always interested in prospective candidates with education and background in radar systems, mechanical and electrical engineering, computer science, remote sensing, engineering, security, biology and engineering sales. Paid intern opportunities are also regularly available for high-school and college students. DeTect offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and qualifications, paid vacation and holidays. Interested candidates should email (1) resume, (2) a cover letter describing your qualifications and reasons for interest in a position, (3) contact information for three references, and, (4) desired salary. Please submit electronic submissions to (no calls please).

Current job opportunities:

We are currently hiring the following:

  • RF & Radar Engineers
  • Programmers
  • Field Technicians
  • Manufacturing Technicians
  • Sales Engineers

Please contact for more information on job roles.

Radar Systems Engineers

Entry-level and experienced radar design and development engineers to research, design, develop, and test electronic and mechanical components and control systems for radar systems and other products for military and commercial aviation, environmental, homeland security and force protection clients. Position will have significant opportunity for advancement and upward career mobility to include management responsibility. Candidate must be able to work in a self-directed, entrepreneurial environment. Requires minimum B.S. degree in electrical or mechanical engineering or related discipline and a minimum of three years of relevant experience, P.E. preferred. Openings available in Panama City, Florida USA.

Programmers and Senior Programmers: Open requirement for positions for preparing specifications and user requirements and in encoding, testing, debugging, updating, and documenting proprietary software and programs for radar systems, data analysis and other company products and projects working under the direction of the company’s Chief Technology Officer. Expertise and knowledge of LabView, Visual Basic, C++, web applications and other programming languages desired. Programmer level requires three years minimum experience and B.S. degree in computer science; Senior level positions require 5-10 years experience and advanced degrees or commensurate experience. Openings available Panama City, Florida USA. Radar Ornithologists and Senior

Radar Ornithologists

Entry and Senior Level Radar Ornithologists: Positions supporting bird detection radar system set-up, operation, groundtruthing, measurement and analysis of the spatial distribution of birds and bats for aviation, wind farm, landfill and related projects. Duties and responsibilities will include field data collection, radar system operation and maintenance, processing and analysis using standard and custom software packages (including Arc 9, Matlab, MS Access, SQL and MS Excel). Conduct statistical analysis of bird distributions in time and space, compile draft technical reports for customers, provide processed data and graphical display output, and develop new data processing routines as needed for new projects. Requires minimum B.S. in avian biology, biology or related field and 3+ years of experience in avian survey. Radar operation experience and strong database skills a plus.

Positions available in the US, Canada, Europe and Asia.
DeTect is an equal opportunity employer.

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