Associate Staff-Systems Analyst

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory


The Systems and Analysis Group provides analyses to senior USAF leadership on a broad range of technical topics with implications throughout the Department of Defense.



Group analysis topics include:



  • Survivability of advanced USAF aircraft versus modern air defenses
  • Impact of current and future electronic attack and electronic protection techniques
  • Effectiveness of advanced weapon systems
  • Capabilities and limitations of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) systems
  • Vulnerability of precision-guided munitions to threat counters

Position Description


Candidate will work with a multi-disciplinary team to address a broad range of technical areas of importance to senior Air Force and Department of Defense decision makers. Work involves data analysis, mathematical modeling and software simulation of radar, infrared and laser systems, as well as systems that integrate disparate sensors.




  • Master's in Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Computer Science, or related technical field. In lieu of an MS, a BS or BA with 3+ years of directly related experience will be considered
  • Experience in Physics or Engineering
  • Demonstrated ability to program in a technical environment in MATLAB, Python, C, or C++
  • Effective communication skills to convey technical concepts in a clear, concise manner to a wide spectrum of audiences


Preferred qualifications


  • Familiarity with RF, EO/IR, and/or GPS systems
  • Experience with modeling and simulation
  • Detail orientation


Day-to-day responsibility examples


  • Collaborate with other staff to research and compile relevant technical information
  • Perform system and component level analysis
  • Mentor other staff on key analysis areas
  • Lead 2-12 month-long analysis projects
  • Model sensor capability to support analysis
  • Program new modeling features to add to existing group codes
  • Work closely with professional graphic artists to build presentation slides
  • Present analysis products to internal and external audiences at meetings, conferences, and site visits


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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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