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IMPAX Senior Researcher- Patuxent, MD - ELSYS

Submit Resume ID: 495912
Type: Researchers
Location: Patuxent River, MD
Categories: Aeronautics, Aerospace, Algorithm Development, Autonomous Systems, Avionics, Electronic Warfare, Sensors Integration, System Engineering, Testing, Threat Systems, ISR & Tactical Systems, Mechanical Design & Analysis, Military Vehicles, Modeling/Simulation, Networking, Project/Program Management

Job Description

The IMPAX (Innovation and Modernization Pax River) Senior Researcher at the Patuxent River Field Office in Lexington Park MD supports the planning, testing, execution, and completion of large scale, technically complex projects for Department of Defense (DoD) aircraft improvement programs. The Senior Researcher is responsible for providing monthly performance status reports, organizing staff planning and assignments, overseeing sponsored research projects, and coordinating business development activities supporting Naval Air Systems Command sponsored technical research.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE

  • Serve as a senior-level researcher for multiple complex research projects across a diverse spectrum of initiatives supporting Innovation and Modernization Pax River (IMPAX) activities
  • Coordinate a cross-functional team to develop technical solutions for our DoD sponsors ensuring all products meet allocated requirements and design
  • Ensure that all technical work is performed and documented to appropriate professional standards.
  • Consult with end-users primarily from government or industry analyzing needs and requirements
  • Develop project schedules and work assignments
  • Direct project execution through continual coordination of planning, tasking, performance reporting, change control, and issue management
  • Conduct project reviews to ensure compliance and conformance to quality standards
  • Assist with hardware and software acquisition processes
  • Integrate and test system products in laboratory and field settings
  • Analyze flight and laboratory data to determine if system requirements and project objectives are met; isolate anomalies to hardware and software components
  • Integrate new technologies, develop quantitative feasibility analyses, and recommend solutions toward increasing system effectiveness
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Travel Requirements

<10% travel

Education & Length of Experience

Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate II

  • A Bachelor's and Master's degree with one or both in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Business Administration, Military Science/Studies, Strategic Studies, National Security or related degree and three (3) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Bachelor's and Master's degree with one or both in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Business Administration, Military Science/Studies, Strategic Studies, National Security or related degree and five (5) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree and Master's degree with one or both in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Business Administration, Military Science/Studies, Strategic Studies, National Security or related degree.

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist/Associate

  • A Bachelor's and Master's degree with one or both in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Business Administration, Military Science/Studies, Strategic Studies, National Security or related degree and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Bachelor's and Master's degree with one or both in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Business Administration, Military Science/Studies, Strategic Studies, National Security or related degree and nine (9) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree, or
  • A Doctoral degree and Master's degree with one or both in Aerospace Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Systems Engineering, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Business Administration, Military Science/Studies, Strategic Studies, National Security or related degree and four (4) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of a Bachelor's degree.

Required Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience applicable to complex military systems development
  • Experience managing projects and programs
  • Experience facilitating dialogue, collaboration, and partnerships among research personnel, government, and industry stakeholders
  • Experience creating and delivering presentations to stakeholders and sponsors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with the DoD Acquisition process
  • Experience working with and/or supporting NAVAIR and/or Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) to include programs, organizational structure, and contracting
  • Experience planning technical projects and leading engineering teams in project execution
  • Working knowledge of systems development processes, configuration management, and control processes, and project management
  • Active Secret Clearance

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the U.S. federal government, candidates for this position are required to be U.S. Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute's mission of solving the world's most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law.

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