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Senior Directed Energy Engineer / Scientist

Company name
Applied Research Associates, Inc.

Location
Alexandria, VA, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Energy, Engineering, It

Posted on
Apr 13, 2021

Valid Through
Jul 27, 2021

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\u003cp\u003eApplied Research Associates, Inc. is seeking a\u0026nbsp;\u003cstrong\u003eSenior Directed Energy Engineer/Scientist\u003c/strong\u003e\u0026nbsp;to provide on-site technical support in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) customer. Responsibilities include providing planning, development, testing, and oversight across a complex and dynamic portfolio of capabilities of the highest national priority. These thrust areas include, but are not limited to: engineering (mission, systems, software); developmental test and evaluation; prototyping, experimentation, and demonstration; modeling and simulation; operational research; science \u0026amp; technology research and assessment; and data management and analysis.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eThis position requires a candidate with experience performing a variety of complex engineering tasks of an analysis, design, or test nature across the Directed Energy technical domain including its subareas \u0026ndash; high energy lasers and high powered microwaves \u0026ndash; requiring strong technical skills in one or more science and engineering disciplines.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eWork to evaluate and secure cutting-edge defense-related technology\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDevelop, maintain, and coordinate technology strategies and roadmaps\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eDevelop and coordinate concepts and requirements for the application of current and emerging defense technologies\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eSupport analysis of alternatives, capability management and demonstration (including technology transfer), technical demonstrations and evaluations, and requirements analysis\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eProvide programmatic expertise to the Government from system concept definition through technology transfer activities\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eMake recommendations to the development of Concepts of Operations (CONOPS) pertinent to mission needs and technical capabilities\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAssess and advise on program requirements, capabilities, limitations, and constraints as they pertain to defense mission impact, resilience, and national security\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eRepresent the customer on Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) and participate in Government-approved conferences and forums\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eTrack department-wide research and development portfolio budget\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eAssist and prepare executive level decision briefs/documentation, presentations, and reports to DoD leadership, outside agencies, Congress, Industry, Academia, Professional Societies, and others\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRequired Qualifications:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eMaster of science degree in a related discipline (computer science, physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, systems engineering, etc.) and 8 years of experience\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eUS citizen with a minimum DoD Top Secret clearance and SCI eligibility\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDesired Qualifications:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cli\u003eMaster of science degree in a related discipline (computer science, physics, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, systems engineering, etc.) with 10 years of experience OR Ph.D. in a related discipline with 6 years of experience\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExperience supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eExperience supporting or working with the Defense Research \u0026amp; Engineering community\u003c/li\u003e
\u003cli\u003eHands on experience in the RDT\u0026amp;E of technologies or complex systems\u003c/li\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eThis position is contingent upon award of a contract expected in Spring 2021 supporting the Department of Defense.\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCOMPANY INFORMATION:\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
\u003cp\u003eApplied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1200 professionals. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics.\u003c/p\u003e
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\u003cp\u003eAt ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the company\u0026rsquo;s success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, \u0026ldquo;Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit\u0026rdquo; sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website at \u003ca href=\u0022http://www.ara.com/\u0022 target=\u0022_blank\u0022 rel=\u0022noopener\u0022\u003ewww.ara.com\u003c/a\u003e\u003cspan\u003e.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e
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Applied Research Associates, Inc.
Website : http://www.ara.com/

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