Electronic Warfare Systems 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 Electronic Warfare Systems Analyst.

Job Summary: Support ongoing electronic attack programs with engineering-based analysis, computer modeling, and simulation.


  • Evaluate and analyze the performance of next-generation electronic attack systems via one-on-one and many-on-many computer simulations and other analysis techniques. Analyze threat radar vulnerability to advanced jamming techniques. (50%)
  • Develop or employ many-vs-many models to construct, analyze and compare airborne electronic attack alternatives and concept of operation tactics to assess the impact of these systems on mission effectiveness. Develop algorithms to optimize allocation of jammer resources in complex tactical scenarios. (20%)
  • Design and construct new computer algorithms and expand the capabilities of existing simulations to explore and analyze aircraft system performance in the face of changing technologies. (20%)
  • Document and present results of analyses and tests to peers and sponsors. (10%)

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. degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or other related engineering discipline with five to ten years of relevant experience in electronic warfare. Experience using common computer languages used for scientific work, such as MatLab or C . Ability to successfully work as part of a team with numerous engineers with various levels of experience and technical skills. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and orally.

Desired Qualifications: M. S. degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, or other related engineering discipline. 10 years of relevant experience specific to electronic warfare.

Special Working Conditions: Position will require some out of town travel to government and contractor facilities and special test ranges.

Security: Top Secret Clearance is required. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for access to classified information up to the Top Secret level. Eligibility requirements include US 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 www.jhuapl.edu.

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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