Senior Computational Modeling & Analysis Engineer/Scientist Missile Defense Jobs in Laurel – Maryland – USA at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Title: Senior Computational Modeling & Analysis Engineer/Scientist Missile Defense

Company: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Location: Laurel – Maryland – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Government

Are you looking for exciting opportunities to develop, analyze, and mode state of the art concepts in missile defense?

Do you love working in an exciting and collaborative environment to tackle challenging technical problems? Do you want to have a meaningful impact on the world around you and contribute to solving critical challenges that face the country?

If so, we’re looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.

We are seeking a hardworking engineer or mathematician (or equivalent background) to help us develop the next generation of solutions to our nation’s most challenging air and missile defense problems. As the threats to our defenses grow, we need creative thinkers and leaders that will push the boundaries of capability to ensure we stay ahead of these threats by thinking outside the box, taking risks, and collaborating across a team of engineers.

As a Senior Computational Modeling & Analysis Engineer / Scientist For Missile Defense …

Your primary responsibility will be contributing to the development and assessment of Space and Missile Defense systems.

You willlead and perform assessments of fielded systems and find opportunities for improvement, propose and develop innovative concepts/algorithms, and conduct analysis to assess potential future systems performance.

You willdevelop presentations to effectively communicate technical recommendations to APL leadership, government sponsors, and the engineering community.

You willcontribute to a dynamic group culture to uphold core values through participation in collaborative teams and activities, as well as a dedication to continual improvement, innovation and risk-taking, and developing high quality products.

You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you…

Have a Master’s degree in engineering, physics, mathematics, or equivalent relevant degree

Have 5 or more years of experience with system analysis of Missile Defense systems

Have proven experience in leading complex, multi-disciplinary analyses

Have proficiency using MATLAB to conduct analysis and visualization

Excel in a multi-disciplinary team environment

Are an effective communicator, both written and verbal

Are able to obtain an Interim Secret security clearance by your start date and can ultimately a Top Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.

Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.

You’ll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you…

Have a PhD in engineering, physics, or mathematics, and/or a desire to continue your education

Have specific domain knowledge of MDA or Space Force systems

Have a Top Secret or higher 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.

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