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Fall/Spring Co-Ops 

Category Engineering  

Job Description:

  • Students will work as part of project teams with mentorship from experienced staff
  • Collaborate with technical experts to solve problems related to signal processing, image/video processing, machine learning, computer vision, statistical estimation, object tracking, optimization, control systems, data analytics, cyber defense, sensor hardware development, and social media processing
  • Support all phases of projects -
    • Problem design
    • Solution discovery
    • Development of prototype algorithms and systems in software and/or hardware
    • Experimentation and data analysis
    • System implementation/integration for test and fielded systems
Position Requirements


  • Enrollment in a BS, MS or PhD degree program in electrical engineering, computer science, physics, mathematics or related technical discipline
  • Strong academic record and interest in research
  • Background/experience in one of the following areas: signal processing, image/video processing, machine learning, computer vision, computational hardware, RF hardware, software development, “big data” processing, scientific computing skills (MATLAB, python)
  • US citizenship is required

Now accepting applications for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Co-Ops.

About the Organization Systems & Technology Research (STR) is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

We're not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe!

EOE Statement STR is fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your name, phone number and email address.

US Citizenship is required for all positions.

This position is currently accepting applications.

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