Undersea Signal Processing

Date: Mar 20, 2023

Location: Lexington, MA, US

Company: MIT Lincoln Laboratory

Job Description

The Advanced Undersea Systems and Technology Group is seeking a scientist or engineer to contribute to the research and deployment of signal processing algorithms for multiple sensor modalities including RF, Acoustic, Imaging, etc. Algorithms will be developed on real-world data from current and future Navy sensors. Due to the unique nature of the undersea domain and the operational environment, the ideal candidate will be familiar with adaptive signal processing.
The group welcomes applicants with a background in one or more of the following technical disciplines: electrical engineering, computer engineering, applied mathematics, computer science or data science. Experience with array processing and/or estimation is a plus. The successful candidate will collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team to improve the capabilities of undersea systems, sensors and platforms through hardware and algorithm development, data analysis from operational environments, and application of novel algorithms to emerging mission areas. Ability to clearly communicate results to diverse audiences, peers, sponsors and non-technical teams is required.


•    PhD in electrical engineering, applied mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, computer science or related technical field. In lieu of a PhD, applicants with an MS and 3 to 5 years of experience will also be considered.
•    Ability to communicate with and present to a variety of audiences
•    Ability to program in a scientific programming language (e.g. MATLAB or Python)

Preferred Skills:

•    Digital Signal Processing, estimation, and tracking
o    Plus: experience with array signal processing
•    Experience analyzing or processing multi-element arrays, especially acoustic or RF sensing data
o    Plus: experience processing data sets in high performance computing environments
•    Experience with design trades relevant to multi-channel RF systems
•    Field test experience

For Benefits Information, click http://hrweb.mit.edu/benefits

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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