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The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Labor Systems Engineer - Algorithm/Prototype Development in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Are you passionate about space systems and exploration?Do you want to help ensure our nation's preeminence in the 21st century viasafe, assured access to space?Do you like working with and improving complex systems of systems?If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.Space control is the ability to ensure freedom of action in space for theUnited States and our allies. Doing so depends on intricately coordinating andintegrating sensors, command and control systems, and communicationssystems across all domains - land, sea, air, space, and cyber. As amember of our growing team, you will contribute to the evolution of spacelayer systems and their integration with existing and future missile defensesystems. In addition, you will:Develop novel future system concepts to enhance the Command and Control(C2) of the space control missionIdentify and conduct the analysis required to influence system design andassess system performancePerform prototype development and software integrationYou will succeed on the team if you:Are naturally inquisitive and willing to question how things workPossess a drive to learn and to continually improve your abilities - and tohelp those around you do the sameHave an excellent work ethic and are dedicated to achieving the team'sobjectivesAre personable, considerate, and courteous in your interactions withfellow team membersYou will be joining a hardworking team of engineers and scientists who arepassionate about applying state-of-the-art technologies to challengingproblems and are committed to delivering game-changing products to oursponsors. We strive to foster a creative, friendly, collegial environmentthat values inclusion, camaraderie, and hard work while having fun andmaximizing our impact.You'll meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...Possess a bachelor of science degree in mathematics, aerospace,engineering, computer science, physics, or a related fieldHave five or more years of experience in a technical position working on spacesystems engineering, system definition, design and development, systemarchitecture, simulation and/or data analysisHave working knowledge of algorithm development in tracking, data fusion,orbital dynamics, and analysis using a scientific programming language suchas MATLAB, C , Java, or PythonAre comfortable and effective in communicating technical topics to peer andprogram management audiencesAre able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance by your startdate and can ultimately obtain a Top Secret SCI level clearance. Ifselected, you will be subject to a government security clearanceinvestigation and must meet the requirements for access to classifiedinformation. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...Possess a master of science or doctor of philosophy degree in mathematics,engineering, computer science, physics, or a related fieldHave 5 or more years of experience in a technical position, with experienceleading a team of engineers and/or scientists, with demonstrated resultsHave experience working with government programs in support of Air Force SpaceCommand, and/or Missile Defense AgencyAre comfortable and effective in communicating technical topics at all levels- to include peers, executive level management, and senior government leadersPossess an active Top Secret SCI level clearanceWhy work at APL?The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) bringsworld-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security,space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complexchallenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstandingis our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bringyour authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strongconnections with inspiring teammates.At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold,new ideas. Our employees enjoy g