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Systems Engineering
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FPS - Force Projection Sector
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You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...

  • Possess a PhD in applied math, applied statistics, physics, systems engineering, or a closely related discipline.
  • Are skilled in statistical estimation, quantitative evaluation, and/or state-space, physics-based modeling.
  • Are skilled in scientific programming using a high-level language, such as C++, MATLAB, or Python.
  • Possess outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Collaborate effectively with all levels of staff, external collaborators and sponsors.
  • Are willing and able to occasionally travel to meetings and sponsor sites.
  • Are able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance by your start date and can ultimately obtain a final 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 experience in any of the following...

  • Maximum likelihood estimation using Fisher information
  • Kalman filtering
  • Strategic weapon system accuracy analysis (SLBM, ICBM)
  • Aided inertial navigation error analysis
  • Interdisciplinary skills in math, physics, statistics, and computer science
  • Have an active Secret or higher level 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 www.jhuapl.edu/careers.

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