Lasercom Analyst- Technical Staff 1

Date: May 17, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Job Description

The candidate should be highly motivated and proactive, and will work closely with a small dynamic team, solving challenging problems with direct benefit to the US Government. The candidate should be motivated to learn and understand the systems being modeled/tested, in addition to performing data analysis and visualization.


  • Minimum Master of Science in Electrical or other Engineering discipline, Physics, Mathematics, or similar discipline, with experience analyzing, modeling, interpreting, and visualizing data
  • Background in one or more of the following: communications, laser physics/engineering, atmospheric physics, orbital mechanics, stochastic processes, and/or control systems
  • Experience with MATLAB, or a willingness to learn MATLAB and experience with similar tools
  • Experience with modern software engineering tools, including code repositories, version control, and issue tracking, with a preference for Atlassian tools
  • Programming/scripting experience with numerical simulation/analysis applications using languages such as Python
  • Preference for applicants with experience in analysis of optical beam propagation through atmospheric turbulence, plasma, or through vehicular boundary layers, or information theory
  • The applicant will be expected to document results in memos and brief them in presentations; therefore strong written and verbal communications skills are 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: 36504 

Nearest Major Market: Boston

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