Assistant Technical Staff - Systems Analyst

Job Summary

Scientific / Technical Staff
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement
In-Person Location(s)

Lexington, MA
United States

Job Description

The Group is seeking a Systems Analyst (Assistant Technical Staff) to contribute to multidisciplinary teams carrying out high-visibility studies involving many aspects of defensive systems, including sensors (e.g., radar, infrared, etc.), platforms (e.g., undersea, airborne, space-based, etc.), and algorithms (e.g., for detection, tracking, identification, etc.).  The candidate hired will gain experience in a wide range of skills, such as developing code-based computations and simulations, using simulation tools to analyze system design and performance trades, identifying technologies and algorithms appropriate to the desired applications, and presenting technical results in a clear and concise manner to a wide spectrum of audiences.  We are looking for candidates with strong technical ability, and we will provide training in the above concepts and systems. 

Required qualifications:

  • Ability to learn the essentials of new technical areas quickly and apply that knowledge effectively to solve challenging mission problems
  • Proficiency with programing languages for computer modeling (e.g. Matlab, Python, C)
  • Ability to present technical concepts clearly to a wide spectrum of audiences
  • Bachelor’s degree in Physics, Engineering, Applied Math, Astronomy, or related field. 

Experience in one or more of the following areas is desirable:

  • Sensors or signal processing for radio frequency, optical, or infrared systems
  • Missile defense, electronic warfare, or undersea systems
  • Directed energy or hypersonic technologies

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At MIT Lincoln Laboratory, our exceptional career opportunities include many outstanding benefits to help you stay healthy, feel supported, and enjoy a fulfilling work-life balance. Benefits offered to employees include: 

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
  • MIT-funded pension
  • Matching 401K
  • Paid leave (including vacation, sick, parental, military, etc.)
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education programs
  • Mentorship programs
  • A range of work-life balance options
  • ... and much more!  

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

Compensation and Benefits


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Publication Start Date
2024 Apr 10
Application Deadline
2024 May 31