The Systems and Architectures group of the Air, Missile and Maritime Defense Division examines current capabilities and potential near- and long-term technology opportunities for US ballistic missile and air defense systems. It performs analysis on all aspects of such systems including radar, infrared and laser sensors, satellites, interceptors, and the software and algorithms that enable them to perform their functions of search, track, identification, interceptor guidance and battle management. Staff members in the group have a wide variety of backgrounds including Physics, Math, and Engineering.
The candidate will work in a multi-disciplinary team to improve the Nation's capability in Air, Missile and Maritime Defense. Example projects include evaluation of RF and IR sensor performance, countermeasures and discrimination technologies, electronic attack and electronic protection issues and system architecture studies. Initial tasks will include contributing to system-level simulations to provide technical insight to our sponsors. The candidate should have the ability to perform modeling and data analysis. The candidate should have experience with software programming and simulation tools, such as C++ and MATLAB. The ability to communicate well in both written and oral fashion is required. An MS in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering or related technical field or BS with 5 years experience required.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information. U.S. Citizenship required.
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