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Lexington, MA

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Job Description

Group 92-Advanced Sensors and Techniques

The mission of the Advanced Sensors and Techniques Group is to develop and demonstrate tactically relevant space situational awareness (SSA) in support of space control. The group focuses on the techniques, operational concepts, and advanced sensor systems that are needed to obtain timely and predictive information about space objects.

The group's work is enabled by hands-on access to an operational network of space surveillance sensor systems. The group operates the Lincoln Space Surveillance Complex (LSSC), comprising the Millstone radar, Haystack Ultrawideband Satellite Imaging Radar (HUSIR), and the Haystack Auxiliary (HAX) radar. The group is also responsible for the space mission at the Reagan Test Site (RTS) on Kwajalein. The Lexington Space Situational Awareness Center (LSSAC) serves as a central mission-support center and data-fusion node, with data feeds from the entire Space Surveillance Network and prototype sensor systems, including the 3.5-meter Space Surveillance Telescope. These systems form a test range that is used to develop and demonstrate novel tactical SSA techniques, such as optics-cued radar search, high-interest object monitoring, high-value asset neighborhood watch, and new launch custody.

This position will support group 92 IT needs. This will include installing, updating, maintaining and troubleshooting all necessary software products required to operate PC's, workstations and servers. Operating systems supported include Microsoft Windows, Macintosh, Linux and Unix. Applications include Microsoft Office, Network Associates McAfee virus scan, Sygate firewall and anti-spyware, Adobe Acrobat, and Mathworks and any other applications or software requested by Staff. Provide support for the backup operations of the group 92 file servers. Troubleshooting network and network printing problems. Must have the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with minimum supervision.

Education: Accredited college coop program with at least one-year with a Computer Science background. Microsoft certification a plus.

Experience: At least one year of direct related software experience on PC's, workstations. Must be knowledgeable in the use of various operating systems (Windows,Linux Apple and Unix) as well as application software products (Microsoft Office, McAfee Anti-virus ). Should have basic understanding of networking.

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 is required.

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