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Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Electronic Attack Analyst

Laurel, MD


The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab (JHUAPL) is a university affiliated research center which specializes in providing expert, honest analysis across the spectrum of DoD needs.

We are looking to add an experienced analyst in a particularly active area of work -- Modeling and Simulation of Electronic Attack - to our Air Combat and Strike Mission Analysis team.

If you are looking for a place to share and expand your expertise which prioritizes quality and technical rigor, you're the candidate we want!

Our team has 40+ engineers, physicists, mathematicians, and computer scientists who perform mission-level analysis to drive acquisition decisions on important precision strike technologies. Our work is sophisticated, engaging, and frequently has significant impact on Department of Defense programs. We believe in building strong, productive teams, continually growing our capabilities, cultivating collaborative relationships and encouraging a work environment that embraces integrity, trust, confidence, teamwork, accountability, and a little bit of fun!

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We are seeking a dynamic, creative, and ambitious leader to help us deliver highly impactful analysis on electronic attack systems while continuously improving our ability to provide outstanding, unbiased analysis products. You'll be joining our team of hardworking technical specialists, who are dedicated to the advancement of modeling, simulation, and analysis.

As an Electronic Attack Analyst you will...

  • Work independently and as a member of small teams to evaluate the impact of electronic attack on air combat missions, using an assortment of analysis tools.
  • Provide technical insight and innovation to support DoD programs interested in electronic attack.
  • Regularly have direct communication with sponsors to provide context and influence decision making.
  • Have opportunities to engage in independent research projects that encourage creative solutions and reward initiative


You will meet our minimum qualification for the job if you...

  • Have a Bachelor's degree in Physics, Math, Computer Science, or Engineering, or a related area.
  • Have demonstrated excellence in performing electronic attack analysis in a simulated environment
  • Can work effectively in a highly collaborative environment and communicate sophisticated ideas directly with government civilians, military officers, and other contractors.
  • Are skilled in conducting quantitative analysis, rapidly learning new and exciting concepts.
  • Are able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain Top Secret level clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship

You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...

  • Have a Master's or PhD degree in Physics, Math, Computer Science, or Engineering, or a related area.
  • Have used analysis tools like AFSIM, Brawler, Suppressor, JIMM, or EADSIM for conducting mission-level survivability and effectiveness analysis with electronic attack elements for combat aircraft and strike weapon systems.
  • Have an active Top-Secret security clearance.

Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.

At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at


About Us

APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Only by ensuring that everyone's voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.

Client-provided location(s): Laurel, MD, USA
Job ID: hopkins-6941_52696
Employment Type: Other