Digital Prospectors Systems Analyst - Active Clearance Required in Lexington, Massachusetts

Systems Analyst - Active Clearance Required

Lexington, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Peter Roos at

Phone: 603-772-2700

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Job Title: Systems Analyst

Location : Lexington, MA

Duration: 24 months and 40 hours per week

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Applicants must possess an active TOP Security Clearance for access to classified information.

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!

Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


Our client’s Chemical and Biological Defense Systems Group assists the government in analyzing and recommending system architectures that enhance our ability to prevent, detect, and mitigate the effects of chemical, biological and explosive threats against our military and homeland. In order to accomplish these goals, many programs require the assessment of existing and advanced technologies based on a broad variety of operational and performance requirements. This includes working with subject matter experts to understand a broad range of counter-improvised explosive device (IED) defense scenarios and technologies, and the development of key evaluation metrics and analytical methodology to provide a defensible, quantitative set of recommendations for technology selection and development. Thus, the Group is seeking to hire a Systems Analyst with a background in chemistry, engineering, physics, or applied math and relevant and adaptable skills that include critical thinking, architecture development, and logical evaluation of technical capabilities.

Work Scope

  1. Summarize existing technical capability data.

  2. Development and prioritization of evaluation metrics based on technology performance and operational needs.

  3. Development and use of analytical methods to evaluate and prioritize capabilities and gaps.

  4. Interpretation of results.

  5. Presentation of methods and results

  6. Technical report preparation.


The candidate should have strong interdisciplinary technical expertise including counter-explosives technologies as well as a background in:

Systems analysis


Algorithm development

Complex problem solving

Data analysis

Matlab data processing

Presentation of results

Strong team skills

Knowledge of military operations is a plus.


Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract to hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base.

Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero /, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.

Phone: 603-772-2700