Autonomy Engineer

Employer
Scientific Research Corp
Location
Alexandria, VA
Posted
Dec 07, 2018
Closes
Dec 10, 2018
Function
Engineer
Industry
Engineering
Hours
Full Time
Scientific Research Corporation is an advanced information technology engineering company that provides innovative products and services to government and private industry, as well as independent institutions. At the core of our capabilities is a seasoned team of highly skilled engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary backgrounds. This team is challenged daily to provide cutting edge technology solutions to our clients. PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is for a Subject Matter Expert in Autonomy to support the Test and Evaluation Science and Technology Program (T&E/S&T). The T&E/S&T Program is the Department's only Science and Technology Program that invests in technologies to enhance the capabilities of the DoD Test Ranges to test the full spectrum of military capabilities in support of DoD acquisition, experimentation, and technical demonstrations. The ideal candidate will have the following: * Master's degree or 8-10 years of relevant experience (required), PhD (desired) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field with a specialization in robotics and/or autonomy or autonomous systems, automatic target recognition, machine learning, system architecture, or machine vision. * Experience with the DoD, especially with either DoD S&T, DoD acquisition, or DoD test and evaluation * Familiarity with DoD test ranges * Experience and a depth of knowledge with robotics and/or autonomy or autonomous systems, automatic target recognition, machine learning, system architecture, or machine vision. * Familiarity with the Systems Engineering process * Experience working with interdisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers * Broad knowledge of technologies relevant to one or more of the 8 T&E/S&T Test Technology Areas: Cyber Testing, Directed Energy, Hypersonic Testing, Advanced Instrumentation, Unmanned and Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, Spectrum Efficiency, and Electronic Warfare * Broad Knowledge of Military Systems and their missions * Experience providing formal technical assessments of engineering or technology development * Broad knowledge of technologies relevant to one or more of the 8 T&E/S&T Test Technology Areas: Cyber Testing, Directed Energy, Hypersonic Testing, Advanced Instrumentation, Unmanned and Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, Spectrum Efficiency, and Electronic Warfare * Broad Knowledge of Military Systems and their missions * Experience providing formal technical assessments of engineering or technology development Scientific Research Corporation offers a competitive salary, an extensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages excellence. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Scientific Research Corporation is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, disability or protected veteran status. [*MON *CB] MINIMUM SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: * Knowledgeable of the Department of Defense's T&E infrastructure, capabilities, requirements, and workforce * Knowledgeable of the Department of Defense's Acquisition system and have a complete understanding of developmental and operational testing * Outstanding interpersonal skills and professional appearance and countenance * Excellent communication's skills and be able to provide persuasive arguments to support his/her position * Comfortable interacting with high-level individuals and functions well in a fast-paced environment * Must be a team player * Excellent organizational skills; detail oriented * Hard-working, dependable and able to work without direct supervision * Current Secret or higher Clearance DESIRED SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS: * Master's Degree or higher * DoD or National Capital Region work experience * Experience supporting senior government civilians and/or military THIS POSITION REQUIRES AN ACTIVE DoD SECRET CLEARANCE Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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