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Draper Senior Sensor Fusion Software Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,800 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit

Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now

Equal Employment Opportunity

Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please contact

Draper is seeking a highly-qualified engineer in target tracking and sensor fusion. Relevant experience with sensor systems including electro-optical or infrared cameras, radar, and/or acoustic sensors. Hands-on experience in project execution and in designing, developing, and validating real-time algorithms and software is preferred. The engineer in this position will also be expected to provide technical support for internal and external research and development proposals, while staying abreast of the state of the art in target tracking and sensor fusion.

  • Minimum of an M.S. or Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or closely related field) with at least 2 years of experience.

  • Strong record of successful project execution and team work skills are required.

  • The candidate must have strong analytical and problem solving capabilities.

  • Programming experience in C, C++, MATLAB, and/or Simulink is required.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills are desired.

  • An active secret clearance is required, a TS/SCI clearance preferred.

ID: 2020-4681

External Company Name: The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc