Associate Staff

Date: Mar 13, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

About Integrated Missile Defense Technology

To help defend our nation, deployed forces, and allies from ballistic missile attacks, we support the Missile Defense Agency in the development, deployment, testing, and enhancement of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). We continuously develop and enhance BMDS elements to enable them to keep up with rapidly evolving threats. Our staff are involved in the development and integration of these elements from the analysis and characterization of the worldwide ballistic missile threat to the fielding of new BMDS capabilities. We perform system and component engineering, algorithm development, advanced technology prototyping, and validation of system performance by means of testing and analysis.

Job Description

The candidate will develop, prototype, model, and analyze new algorithms and techniques for currently deployed and future hypersonic missile defense systems. Possible applications include radar and infrared sensor signal processing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, advanced decision architectures, resource optimization, target detection, multiple target tracking, guidance and control, or system performance optimization.


  • MS in Mathematics, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related discipline required.


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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.


To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees.  Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.


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.


Requisition ID: 37424 

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