Weapon System Applied Statistician

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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, statistics, physics, systems engineering, or related discipline.
  • Are skilled in statistical estimation, quantitative evaluation, and/or physics-based modeling.
  • Are skilled in scientific programming using a high-level language, such as C++, MATLAB, or Python• Possess good 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. Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements for an SSBI and access to classified information. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include US 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
  • Have a current active Top Secret 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/career.

 

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