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SONAR Systems Engineer Full-time Job

7 months ago Computing and ICT Quincy   0.9K views
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Bachelor’s degree in systems engineering, a related specialized area or field is required (or equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience. Agile experience preferred.

Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs SONAR requirements analysis, develops system requirements and defines allocations to lower levels (elements and components)
  • Researches and analyzes data, such as vendor products, COTS components, GFE/CFE, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application
  • Designs systems and subsystem architectures that support system and subsystem level implementation
  • Performs modelling and evaluation of SONAR performance
  • Analyzes acoustic data
  • Develops and conducts tests for verification and validation of SONAR requirements
  • Manages subcontractors and vendors/suppliers through design, implementation, testing, and sell-off
  • Manages and characterizes technical and program risk as it relates to the SONAR subsystem
  • Presents technical and program information to internal stakeholders and external customers
  • May provide leadership and/or direction to lower level employees
  • Independently determines proposed approach to solutions
  • Works under limited direction
  • Maintains clear, honest and open communications with both internal and external stakeholders/customers
  • Hands on systems integration, test, and troubleshooting (simulated, benchtop, and at-sea)
  • Some travel may be required
  • Some off-shore testing may be required

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Technical expertise and recognized technical leader (subject matter expert) in the field of SONAR
  • Strong background in analog and digital electrical hardware design and development
  • Strong understanding of control systems
  • Proficiency in signal and image processing
  • Exposure to artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Experience integrating SONAR systems with SWaP requirements
  • Experience with analysis toolsets such as MATLAB
  • Demonstrated technical leadership
  • Highly proficient ability to grasp and apply new information quickly and effectively handle complex assignments
  • Shows initiative on assignments, exercises independent judgment and professionally executes work scope on projects with little direction
  • Highly proficient ability in communicating issues, impacts, and corrective actions to internal and external customers

Position and Location:

This is a full-time position located in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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