Asst Staff - Engineering 1

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory


The Humanitarian Assistance & Disaster Relief Systems Group develops, adapts, and deploys advanced technologies to address the most significant challenges in humanitarian assistance, disaster relief, global development, community resilience, and climate change. We extend rapidly evolving technical capabilities – such as sensing and signal processing techniques, data science, software tools, and systems analysis – to under-served mission needs across the domestic and international landscape.


Recent program efforts have included:


  • Integrating advanced remote sensing and situational awareness technologies in to large-scale disaster relief and recovery needs
  • Applying novel analytical methods – including artificial intelligence and machine learning – to longstanding humanitarian challenges, especially in sparse and challenging data environments
  • Creating software decision support and data visualization platforms for critical decision-making
  • Improving community resilience and emergency preparedness through rigorous systems analysis and solutions architectures
  • Developing and deploying alternative technologies for clean cooking, water delivery, energy generation, and secure delivery of humanitarian aid

Job Description

Our Group is actively seeking recent Bachelor’s level graduates in engineering, computer science, applied mathematics, or related disciplines across the technology spectrum to join interdisciplinary teams on the research, design, development, and implementation of technologies in these areas. The collection of mission and technical areas that we support is quite broad, and we recognize that successful candidates may come with a similarly wide range of technical backgrounds and extracurricular experiences.


  • Practical experience with scientific programming languages and tools (Python, MATLAB, etc.) is highly desired.
  • Experience with or interest in machine learning and algorithm development, geographic information systems (GIS), microelectronics and embedded systems, 3D graphics programming, and modern web technologies is encouraged
  • Exceptionally relevant field, lab, or extracurricular experience will be well considered.


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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.




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