*Computer Science, Software Engineering & Cybersecurity Opportunities for New Grads 2018-2019

APL offers new college graduates a wide range of career opportunities in computer science and software engineering. As a new team member, you will work alongside the best and brightest in your field and make critical contributions to our nation's most critical challenges, right from the start.

Typical entry-level positions include (but are certainly not limited to):

Data Scientist
Develop software prototypes and innovative algorithms for analyzing large-scale and complex data. Design and develop large-scale graph architectures to support analytic algorithms.

Algorithm Developer
Develop scientific algorithms and application software for novel RF signal exploitation and communications for the special operations and intelligence community.

Intelligent Systems Software Engineer
Define and develop prototypes to address research questions and critical challenges in the area of intelligent systems, including the areas of autonomy, machine learning, and brain-computer interfaces.

Modeling & Simulation Software Developer

Design and develop modeling and simulation (M&S) software applications, support analysis of radio frequency (RF) systems and electronic warfare M&S projects.

Cybersecurity Engineer
Define and develop customized cybersecurity solutions for complex defense systems. Participate in cyber threat definition, risk assessment, and testing of advanced defense technology.

Autonomous Systems Software Engineer
Design and develop software and algorithms to support operation of unmanned vehicles, sensors, and autonomous systems.

System Engineering/Analysis

Determine the system needed to solve a given problem in an effective and economical way; represent systems by mathematical models for evaluation and parametric definition; integrate system parameters; perform dynamic analysis of closed-loop control systems; develop and conduct experiments with prototype components, subsystems, and total systems.

Required qualifications

  • BS, MS, or PhD in computer science, software engineering, or related field.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher (on 4.0 scale).
  • Less than one year of full-time professional experience.
  • U.S. citizenship will be required for most positions. Because government security clearance is required for most positions, selected applicants must meet eligibility requirements, which include U.S. citizenship.


Note: When prompted to upload attachments, please include a resume and copy your college transcripts (unofficial is fine).

At the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), we bring world-class expertise and game-changing impact to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. Our team members enjoy a wide selection of meaningful and challenging work, generous benefits, and flexible work schedules. At APL, we encourage all staff members to pursue work/life balance and engage in life-long learning. To learn more about careers at APL, please visithttp://www.jhuapl.edu/employment/.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972 and other applicable laws. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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