Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer

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 an Electronic Warfare Systems Engineer.

Job Summary: Apply experience in Electronic Warfare (EW) systems and management skills to programs in the Precision Strike Mission Area. Work with Mission Area leadership to foster strong relationships with Electronic Attack sponsor base.


  • Work with Program staff in Precision Strike Mission Area (PSMA), to lead advanced technology efforts and plan future tasking. (40%)
  • Liaison with existing program staff in KVI group to identify areas of concern in existing programs. (30%)3)
  • Perform detailed technical reviews of program reports and deliverables. Assist with strategic planning of new projects. (20%)
  • Initiate and lead working groups across PSMA to foster better collaboration between programs and projects in the development of tactical platforms and weapons systems.. (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: PhD in relevant engineering discipline, 20 years' relevant experience with DoD programs at Program Manager level and recognized expert in complex Navy systems of systems. Familiar with Science and Technology programs applicable to the PSMA portfolio with an emphasis on EW/EA applicable technologies. Must be a motivated individual who demonstrates excellent communication, organizational and inter-personal skills. Must be able to interact and communicate effectively with group supervisors, sponsors, and technical staff. Must have the ability to prioritize multiple job tasks and quickly adjust to fast changing priorities. Must demonstrate independent judgment when responding to sponsor and department management issues. Knowledge of Navy sponsor organizational environments and structure.

Desired Qualifications: Extensive in-depth experience with Electronic Attack programs.

Special Working Conditions: Up to 10% travel.

Security: 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 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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