Cyber and Electronic Warfare Analyst

Introduction: The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking a Cyber and Electronic Warfare Analyst.

Job Summary:

Provide analysis and assessment of current and future cyber and Electronic Warfare (EW) capabilities against projected threats.

Duties (Listed in order of importance with the estimated amount of time spent at each task):

  • Analyze and assess current and future cyber and EW capabilities against projected threats. (40%)
  • Lead technical studies on the effectiveness of cyber and EW capabilities to improve warfighting capabilities, including the use of advanced mathematical and analytical methods and modeling and simulation. (40%)
  • Develop and effectively communicate, through oral presentations and written documentation, results of cyber and EW analyses and assessments to APL sponsors. (20%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.
  • At least four years of progressive technical experience in systems engineering or analysis in support of cyber or EW analysis.
  • Ability to work independently and with government and DoD Sponsors and analysis teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Active Top Secret clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • M.S./Ph.D. in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science or related field.
  • At least six years related to cyber and offensive and/or defensive EW analysis.
  • At least five years of experience in modeling and simulation development of EW systems.
  • Successful experience leading analysis team efforts.

Special Working Conditions: Occasional travel required (<20%). Some work required in closed areas.

Security: Applicant selected will be subject to a Top Secret government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Benefits: APL offers a comprehensive benefits package including a liberal vacation plan, a matching retirement program, significant educational assistance, a scholarship tuition program for staff with dependents, and competitive salaries commensurate with skills and experience. For more information about our organization, please visit our web site at

Equal Employment Opportunity:Johns Hopkins University/Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that complies with Title IX of the Education Amendments Acts of 1972, as well as other applicable laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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