Senior Scientist; Underwater Acoustics with Security Clearance

    L3 Harris IMS
    Herndon, VA 20170
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Sr. Scientist Electrical Engineer (Underwater Acoustics -Sonar)
    Herndon CA On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don't work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what - and who - we're protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform - we're making the world a safer place. Working with the L3Harris's engineering team, you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting. Job ID IMS20202408-49747 L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers' mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do. L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers' mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue, 50,000 employees and customers in more than 130 countries. Description:
    L3Harris Adaptive Methods in Herndone, VA is seeking a Senior Scientist Electrical Engineer to join our Signal Processing Advanced Development Group. Adaptive Methods is a leading provider of advanced sonar signal processing solutions for the US Navy. Sample technologies include adaptive beamforming, 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. In this role, you will be part of a small team of highly capable engineers and scientists at Adaptive Methods providing advanced sonar solutions to the US Navy and other business partners and customers. The Senior Scientist Electrical Engineer will lead the development of advanced algorithms in a prototype environment (Matlab, etc.), demonstrate their effectiveness with real data, and assist transitioning technologies to a real-time tactical implementation. You will interact with senior leaders (technical and management) at Adaptive Methods and other L3Harris Maritime organizations as needed to help shape 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: Design and development of sensor systems technologies to include array design, sensor signal processing, beamforming, acoustic communications, and automated detection / 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
    Underwater acoustic sensor/system performance analysis
    Matlab software development
    Excellent and verifiable customer and industry peer-group communications skills
    Proposal preparation experience DESIRABLE JOB SKILLS: Acoustic and non-acoustic sensor detection and classification
    Underwater acoustic communications
    Underwater acoustic propagation modeling, including familiarity with tools such as Bellhop, NSPE, CASS/GRAB, WaveQ3D, etc.
    Adaptive beamforming or environmentally adaptive signal processing
    Vector Sensors
    Technical/Journal peer-reviewed publications in one or more of the sensor systems technology areas
    Posting ID: 602929568Posted: 2021-04-16Job Title: Senior Scientist Underwater