KRI at Northeastern University, LLC is seeking highly a motivated engineer to join a rapidly growing environment for cutting edge R&D related to unmanned and autonomous systems at our Innovation Campus in Burlington, MA (ICBM). The ICBM is home to one-of-a-kind research and test facilities for conducting activities related to a multitude of drone, unmanned, and autonomous system technologies. It consists of a state-of-the-art collaboration center as well as indoor and outdoor test ranges for testing aerial and ground systems and other devices such as antennas, navigation, and communications equipment. The lab is designed to be flexible and configurable to support current and future R&D activities related to UAS/UGS in order to advance the state of the research and solve real world problems. Targeted research, development and test activities include counter-UAS (including electromagnetic effects), counter-counter-UAS, networking, Cyber (vulnerability analysis/exploitation and system hardening), forensics, predictive analytics, autonomous operation, swarms, artificial intelligence/machine learning, machine vision, and UAS sensor technology for detection and tracking.
We are seeking someone who is a leader, problem solver, adaptable, self-motivated, and able to work under pressure. The successful candidate will lead a collaborative engineering team and provide that team with mentoring and guidance. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. This position involves leading teams performing work related to all aspects of development from brainstorming to final delivery. This position is grant-funded by current research projects with an anticipation of continued cycles
BS and 8+ years' experience or advanced degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering or Computer Science.
Experience with microprocessor system design and printed circuit board design
Experience with real-time embedded software development (VxWorks, Embedded Linux, or other RTOS)
Experience in Object Oriented Development
Experience with multiple languages and able to learn others quickly on the fly. Desired languages are C/C++, Python, Java, and Matlab
Experience working with numerous software IDEs
Experience with designing and operating network-based systems
Experience with cyber-physical systems, such as drones
Experience with wireless and RF systems
Experience with software defined radios (Ettus) and digital signal procressing
Experience in Agile software development
Experience running DevOps programs
Experience in full life-cycle software development and documentation
Experience overseeing R&D project teams of 10+ people
Experience with DoD Programs and full system development cycle from architecture/requirements, through operations and maintenance.
Active DoD Secret Clearance or above with ability to obtain Special Access clearance
Requisition Number: STFR005290
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please post to Clearance Connections website with note in posting that applicants should apply on NU HR website with the link to the specific job posting.
Internal Number: 59974
About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs, our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.