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Sonar Algorithm Researcher - Arlington, VA 

Category Engineering  
Description

STR is a privately-owned, rapidly growing business focused on research and development (R&D) for the defense and intelligence communities. STR has approximately 200 employees at sites in Woburn, MA, Dayton, OH and Arlington, VA. We are a nationally recognized leader in research areas including data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation. Several programs have transitioned advanced technology to military and intelligence users. While our primary focus is on serving US Government customers, we are pursuing commercial applications as well.

Job Description:

  • Algorithm development for sonar detection and tracking algorithms (beamforming, spectral estimation, detection processing)
  • Implement and develop algorithms using at-sea collected data and iterate to improve performance
  • Participate in at-sea data collections including experiment design and analysis of collected data
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications:

  • PhD or MS degree with research experience in underwater acoustics, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, physics, applied mathematics or related field
  • Strong scientific programming skills in MATLAB, Python, and/or C/C++
  • Interest and aptitude for working on large, complex technical projects and teams
  • Ability to interact with technical and non-technical customers and external teammates to understand their technical issues, frame potential solutions and develop collaborative projects
  • Scientific curiosity and creativity
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following topic areas: signal processing, tracking, estimation, control, marine robotics, cooperative navigation
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance (US Citizen)

STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens.

 
Req Number ENG-18-00174  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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