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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/15/2016
MIT Lincoln Laboratory
JOB DESCRIPTIONGroup 99—Integrated Systems and Concepts
The Integrated Systems and Concepts Group specializes in the rapid development and demonstration of innovative optical system solutions to address difficult challenges facing the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, NASA, and other U.S. government entities. The group maintains broad expertise in electro-optical and infrared sensors, charge-coupled devices, focal plane arrays, ground/air/space electronics, image processing, video exploitation, and low–size/weight/power optical communications systems. The group leverages this core expertise to architect, prototype, build, and deploy hardware and software systems in support of mission needs. Emphasis is on working closely with end users to develop enabling concepts and then building and fielding integrated systems on responsive timelines. The group seeks self-motivated engineers and scientists with multidisciplinary skill sets and a passion for conceptualizing, designing, and building systems that address critical national needs.
The main goal of this position is to develop new concepts and further existing efforts in the area of small satellite systems. Broad hands-on skills with electronics and software are highly desired. Skills and experience in system optimization and system engineering are also desired.
PhD in Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace with related experience. In lieu of a Ph.D., an MS with a minimum of 5 years of directly related experience will be considered. A strong background in aerospace or propulsion is also required.
MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.