Systems Engineer / 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 Systems Engineer / Analyst.

Job Summary:

Contribute to the development and analysis of the next generation Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS), to be fielded into the US and European air traffic control systems within 10 years. Work with teams that are involved in both the surveillance and decision making modules. Lead data analysis using both simulations and data collected in the field. Provide recommendations to potential system improvements and upgrades. Participate in sponsor technical interchange meetings and routine briefings.

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

1. Lead data analysis, including idea conception, simulation development, and data collection in the fields. (50%)

2. Contribute to system development upgrades and enhancement feature. (30%)

3. Participate in both internal and external technical meetings and document results. (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:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field with 2 or more years of experience in combination of modeling & analysis, systems engineering, requirements development, real-time embedded systems, prototyping, system-in-the-loop integration, and/or test and evaluation.
  • Strong programming skills in C / C , Matlab
  • Demonstrated rigorous application of scientific methods to achieve results.
  • Team player comfortable working independently and in collaborative environments with peer organizations, industry partners, and government sponsors.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science or related field with 5 or more years of experience in combination of modeling & analysis, systems engineering, requirements development, real-time embedded systems, prototyping, system-in-the-loop integration, and/or test and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated technical leadership in recognizing new problems areas and developing methods and approaches to address recognized needs.
  • Knowledge of Airborne Collision Avoidance System and Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
  • Project management experience.
  • ATC or piloting experience.

Active Secret clearance.

Special Working Conditions : None

Security:

Applicant selected 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.

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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