MIT Lincoln Laboratory Undersea Systems Signal Processing Engineer (Technical Staff) in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Advanced Undersea Systems and Technology Group develops innovative undersea and undersea-enabled capabilities for transition to operational systems of the US Navy and other Department of Defense (DoD) sponsors. Focus areas include acoustic and non-acoustic sensors, undersea networks, autonomous systems, and advanced signal processing algorithms. The group performs rigorous systems analyses, develops system architectures, and builds prototypes to demonstrate the viability and effectiveness of new concepts, capabilities, and processing techniques. In addition, the group provides undersea domain and technology expertise to inform and motivate novel cross-domain concept development.

Undersea Systems Signal Processing Engineer (Technical Staff)

The Advanced Undersea Systems and Technology Group is searching for a candidate to contribute to the development and evaluation of novel undersea defense systems. The group welcomes applicants with experience or interest in one or more of the following areas: adaptive sonar and/or radar signal processing, detection and parameter estimation theory, communication theory, and model development for evaluating algorithms and architectures. The technical staff hired for this position will develop signal processing algorithms, analyze sonar and/or radar data, and quantify the performance improvements achieved by integrating advanced technology into future undersea systems. The technical staff will have the opportunity to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team and to work with experienced group members to learn about new technology and the undersea mission. The staff will have mentorship opportunities to help identify a growth path toward increased technical contributions and, as desired, project leadership. In addition, the candidate will communicate with diverse audiences including both technical and non-technical peers and sponsors.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Applied Mathematics, Systems Engineering, or similar technical field. In lieu of a PhD degree, applicants with an MS and 3 to 5 years of experience will also be considered.

Desired:

  • Experience with algorithm-development software (e.g., MATLAB or Python, C, C++). Familiarity with acoustic or radar propagation modeling.

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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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