L3 Technologies in Centreville, VA is seeking a Senior Scientist to join our Signal Processing Advanced Development Group. In this role, you will work closely with the Chief Technology Officer, program/project leaders, scientists and engineers to provide advanced sonar solutions to the US Navy and our other partners and customers. The Senior Scientist will support our continuing Navy contract work, research and development initiatives, and new business opportunities pursued through Broad Agency Announcements (BAAs). You will help develop new business strategies, and the ability to provide innovative solutions is required.
The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong track record in proposal development and subsequent contract execution. Candidates must demonstrate a solid understanding of underwater acoustics and sonar sensor technologies.
RESPONSIBILITIES (include but are not limited to):
Design and development of sensor systems technologies to include sensor signal processing, beamforming, acoustic communications, and automated etection/classification processing.
Technical direction of sensor systems technology development, performance prediction and assessment, and application programs.
Preparation and conduct of oral presentation and demonstration of Adaptive Methods technology products to current and potential military/commercial customers, symposia, and government-industry technical working groups.
Competitive technical proposal preparation.
REQUIRED JOB SKILLS AND EDUCATION:
MS or PhD in Signal Processing, Underwater Acoustics or related field.
10 years of research and/or applications development experience in sonar sensor systems technologies.
Excellent and verifiable customer and industry peer-group communications skills.
Proposal preparation experience.
Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain a US SECRET clearance.
DESIRABLE JOB SKILLS:
Acoustics sensor/system performance analysis.
Underwater acoustic communications.
Acoustics and non-acoustic sensor detection and classification.
Underwater acoustic propagation modeling, including familiarity with tools, such as Bellhop, NSPE, CASS/GRAB, WaveQ3D, etc.
Adaptive beamforming or environmentally adaptive signal processing.
Matlab software development.
Technical/Journal peer-reviewed publications in one or more of the sensor systems technology areas.
Active SECRET clearance.
L3 Adaptive Methods, www.adaptivemethods.com, is a wholly owned subsidiary of L-3 Technologies headquartered in Virginia with offices in Maryland, Rhode Island and Washington is a developer of advanced sensor processing and computing architecture products for surveillance, security and military combat systems. In partnership with the federal government, we address critical U.S. Navy Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) needs.
L3 Centreville is a leading provider of advanced sonar processing solutions for the US Navy. Sample technologies include adaptive beamformers, adaptive detection processing, and information extraction for decision/classification. Our algorithms are driven by analysis of real sonar data and we work closely with our customers to solve their most pressing needs.
Applicants selected for employment will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including U.S. citizenship, for access to sensitive information.
Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.
If you are interested in applying for employment with L3 Adaptive Methods and believe you need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources Department.
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing to include background checks.