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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Software Developer/Tester in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Advanced Sensors and Techniques Group operates the Lincoln Space Surveillance Complex (LSSC) that comprises of the Millstone deep-space satellite tracking radar, the Haystack Ultra-wideband Satellite Imaging Radar (HUSIR) and the Haystack Auxiliary imaging radar (HAX). All these radar are remotely controlled from the Lexington Space Situational Awareness Center (LSSAC) which serves as a data processing and fusion node for the LSSC and other ground and space-based space surveillance sensors. Together, the LSSC and LSSAC serve as an operational test bed for space situational awareness technologies and provide access to a rich set of radar and optical data. The group's current research and development efforts focus on problems such as tracking and identification of newly launched satellites, tracking and discrimination of satellites in geosynchronous clusters, automated radar image exploitation, close approach monitoring and collision warning, applications of mullti-sensor data fusion, and decision support. The group is also developing a net-centric, service-oriented information system.

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Candidate will work in a team environment to address a broad range of technical questions of importance to the U.S. use of space. The candidate is required to support a broad range of challenges in a dynamic team environment and the ability to work with algorithm developers, software developers and system engineers across the Laboratory to develop new SSA operations and exploitation software tools and maintain current capabilities. Candidate must have high level of productivity and responsiveness, especially for time-critical requirements, be team oriented, have good communication skills to interface with algorithm developers, and have strong understanding of the software development lifecycle.

Work involves developing all aspects of a system from the backend to the GUI, developing backend services in a Spring based environment. Must be fluent in Java 8+ and modern web technologies, such as Angular 9+. Knowledge of C, Linux and Java is desired. The successful candidate will have a MS plus 8 years minimum experience in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Math, Physics, or Aerospace Engineering. In lieu of an MS, a BS with at least 10 years of software development experience will be considered.

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

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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