Range Systems Engineer

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Laurel, MD

  • Industry: Information Technology - System Engineer And Technician
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $118,330.00 - 181,840.00 / Year*
position filled
Are you interested in rangesystems engineering and working in the field of testing strategic andhypersonic weapons systems?

Do you enjoy solvingchallenging problems with a diverse team of engineers?

If so, we are seeking a RangeSystems Engineer to help us perform studies, performance assessments, andconcept development for the range and instrumentation systems needed to assessa variety of strategic missile, reentry, and hypersonic weapons. As a member ofthe team, you will also provide onsite support to test events.

As a Range SystemsEngineer
  • You will develop concepts of advanced range systems to support emerging hypersonic vehicle test programs
  • You will provide recurring systems engineering and instrumentation logistics support on site with our sponsors
  • You will conduct pretest, on site coordination, and participate in developmental and operational missile tests, including range systems data collection
  • You will perform verification, validation, and integration of new range systems (e.g., navigation, GPS, acoustic, radar tracking, telemetry, optics, and meteorological)
  • You will lead and contribute to analysis efforts
  • You will collaborate with cross-discipline teams to advise government and contractor partners on engineering challenges
  • You will produce reportsand presentations to communicate results to team members and governmentpartners.
You meet our minimum qualificationsfor the job if you
  • Have a B.S. in an engineering discipline or equivalent technical degree with at least 2 years relevant professional experience
  • Have knowledge of systems engineering, instrumentation systems, and logistics
  • Have strong computer and software background, including familiarization with PCs, Windows, MS Office, C ,Visual Basic, and PC-based engineering and drawing tools, including Matlab
  • Are able to interact effectively with individuals of different experience levels and backgrounds including external industry, government, and military personnel
  • Are willing and able to travel to attend meetings and tests at other government or contractor sites, including field operations aboard surface ships or submarines. Approximately six to eight trips per year from one to two weeks in duration, including field site test support and at sea deployment on surface vessels or submarines.
  • Will be comfortable working in closed area facilities
  • Have strong communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Have initiative, interest in skill development and the flexibility to accept assignments of varied scope and skill
  • Have an active final Secret Clearance and are able to obtain a Top Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
You'll go above and beyond ourminimum requirements if you
  • Have a M.S in an engineering discipline with at least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  • Have experience with national missile test ranges and missile tracking systems
  • Have knowledge of or experience with formal System Engineering concepts
  • Have knowledge of meteorological forecasting, atmospheric modeling (such as GEOS-5 and GRAM), and direct measurement systems
  • Currently have an active Top Secret Clearance
Why work at APL?

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) bringsworld-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, spaceand science challenges. With a wide selection of challenging, impactful workand a robust education assistance program, APL promotes a culture of life-longlearning. Our employees enjoy generous benefits and healthy work/life balance.APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn moreabout our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.

APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Actionemployer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employmentwithout regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexualorientation, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any othercharacteristic protected by applicable law.
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, ip, maintain, satcom, satellite, server, system specialist, system technician, technician

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