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This position will perform the functions of multiple Information Assurance (IA) roles (e.g, ISSE, ISSO, ISSM) for Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) programs. The Computer Security Analyst will work under the direction of the Manager, Classified Information Security. Candidates must be knowledgeable of information technology and security principles. This is a multi-tasking environment that demands customer service, communication, and organizational skills.
- Perform oversight of the development, implementation and evaluation of information systems security program for assigned programs in compliance with NIST SP 800-53 and customer specific implementation instructions such as ICD 503, JSIG and DAAPM.
- Design, develop, and recommend integrated security solutions for multiple classified IS with various operating systems.
- Prepare and maintain System Security Plans and associated artifacts.
- Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of IS security education, awareness, and training activities for users and others, as appropriate.
- Apply cyber security standards, directives, guidance and policies to classified computing environments.
- Perform tasks related to compliance of Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) Plans (e.g., audit log review, security patching, software and hardware configuration management).
- Investigate security incidents to include data spills, data integrity incidents, and malicious code incidents.
- Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies, provide configuration management and accurately assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system.
- Conduct reviews and technical inspections to identify and mitigate potential security weaknesses, and ensure that all security features applied to a system are implemented and functional.
As an optical fiber technician the applicant will be expected to spend much of their time working with Vytran splicing equipment. This would include execution of splices, re-coat, and testing for both standard Single Mode (SM) fiber and Polarization Maintaining (PM) fiber. The applicant will also be expected to develop splice programs on the Vytran for both SM and PM fiber, tailored to meeting program specific performance needs. As part of most programs, the applicant will be responsible for careful stowing of optical components and fibers. The applicant will be required to perform measurements to ensure optical circuit performance, both as built and under final packaged conditions. The applicant should have a good understanding of optical test equipment such as; optical power meters, polarization meters, and optical spectrum analyzers, all of which will be used to characterize optical components and built up optical circuits.
The engineer will lead the conceptualization of new innovative solutions to complex problems by utilizing the development of novel materials, sensors, and/or actuators. He or she will need to work across organizations to identify new opportunities, develop innovative concepts, write proposals, and then execute programs for Draper customers. Past proposal writing experience is highly desired but not required. Strong candidates will have experience in one more technical areas such as materials for thermoelectric power systems, hypersonic vehicles, inertial sensors and guidance systems, maritime and undersea systems, biophysical sensing and/or other problems of national importance.
The engineer will lead the conceptualization of new innovative solutions to complex problems in the domain of harsh environments by utilizing the development of novel materials and material architectures and implementing them into systems. He or she will need to work across organizations to identify new opportunities, develop innovative concepts, write proposals, and then execute programs for Draper customers. Past proposal writing experience is highly desired but not required. Strong candidates will have experience in one more technical areas such as hypersonic vehicles, multiphysics modeling, optical systems and sensors, inertial sensors and guidance systems, maritime and undersea systems, and/or other problems of national importance.
This position is located in St. Petersburg, Florida
The Group Leader for Applied Engineering, will be responsible for a multi-disciplinary group that designs, fabricates, and tests software and hardware solutions that span multiple Draper customers. You will also be an active technical contributor on programs. Primary responsibilities include:
- Hire, mentor, develop, and support the career development, growth, and project assignments of the group’s staff
- Guide staff and program execution during design, development, integration, test, and fielding of systems to ensure they meet technical, cost, and schedule requirements
- Drive strategic planning for the group and lead activities in support of development of long range and near term technology and business development plans. Promote group strategy and serve as an internal thought leader
- Lead cross-functional technology development teams, work to deadlines, often with short notice, while successfully managing multiple projects. Execute complex projects, tasks, and assignments with minimal management direction
The Cyber Technology Group is hiring a Computer Scientist / Programmer to work on research and development projects in various areas related to formal methods and applied Computer Science. The candidate will work on teams developing new software analysis tools and techniques, as well as applying existing tools to research problems. The ultimate goal is to provide advanced tools to discover security vulnerabilities, enhance trust, and increase reliability across a wide range of platforms for land, sea, air, and space.
Draper Laboratory is seeking a talented electrical engineer or physicist to join the RF, Communications, & Applied Electromagnetics team at Draper. The successful candidate will contribute to state-of-the-art sensors and systems ranging from DC to 100 GHz. The candidate will work closely with senior engineers and scientists to design experiments, implement test plans, capture data, and perform analyses.
The ideal candidate must be a self-starter and have good technical communication skills.
- Typical duties involve the simulation, modelling, prototyping, and testing of antennas, microwave systems, analog and digital circuits, amplifiers, communications systems, and electromagnetic sensors.
- The candidate will also be responsible for working in an ESD-controlled environment using a wide variety of test equipment including oscilloscopes, network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, & power amplifiers.
The National Security and Space Systems Division is seeking a Systems Engineer to support the integration and test of embedded systems. Specific responsibilities include the following:
- Development of requirements verification traceability and compliance matrices
- Development of test and test infrastructure concepts and architectures
- Test plan and detailed test procedure development for functional, integration, acceptance, environmental, and design verification activities
- Automated test infrastructure concept development, system design, integration, and verification
- Test Readiness Reviews (TRR)
- Test execution
- Test Data Reviews (TDR)
- Requirements compliance assessments
The Precision Navigation Group supports flight programs that rely on high-quality GPS measurements. Often these measurements are taken under extreme environmental conditions. GPS sensor modeling, characterization, and testing are key components in developing robust and accurate navigation systems that perform in demanding applications. A qualified candidate would support the following activities: specify sensors requirements for particular missions, develop high-fidelity sensor models, characterize sensor performance, support environmental testing and qualification, and develop navigation algorithms that process line-of-sight measurements. The application space ranges from hypersonics to commercial space.
We’re looking for an experienced leader to grow our Machine Intelligence group in Reston, VA! Our projects are on the leading edge of AI and Data Science technologies for the Intelligence Community and Defense Department. We’re looking for a self-starter who can lead technical projects, work with customers and develop business, and manage and grow junior staff in the Reston office.
The Machine Intelligence Team in Cambridge, MA works on exciting, diverse, cutting-edge projects, such as self-driving cars and drones of all types, medical and health projects such as advanced medical imaging, speech and other signal processing, using big data and machine learning, using advanced platforms, tools and techniques. Relevant skills include; project and task leadership, machine learning for a variety of applications, data analytics, and rapid prototyping (coding) of completely novel tools.
All phases of general building cleaning as assigned by the supervisor. This includes trash disposal, dust mopping, floor washing, spot cleaning of surfaces, and restroom maintenance and assigned core areas, as well as working on floor stripping and waxing crews and using various multi-speed buffing machines.
Is your passion or ideal job working on cutting edge systems such as spacecraft, underwater vessels (UUV), unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), aerospace, autonomous vehicles, etc.? Want to join the company that first brought mankind to the moon and has been a leader in innovation and technology since 1932? Based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, our technologically advanced simulations span the entire product lifecycle from early-stage behavioral simulations, to visualize and evaluate system concepts, to high-fidelity real-time simulations and hardware-in-the-loop (HWIL) infrastructure, to support development, integration, test, and sustainment of systems and software.
The Simulation group is seeking a Senior GNC Simulation Software Engineer with demonstrated experience developing complex real-time C/C++ software in Unix/Linux environments. A strong understanding of HWIL simulations, dynamics, control theory and hardware interfaces is desired.
The system architect will work across Draper’s program and engineering organizations to conceptualize and develop novel Position, Navigation & Timing (PNT) technology. The position will be a technical leader for Draper’s strategy to engage sponsors, frame solutions, execute programs and transition technology that furthers the state of the art in Assured-PNT. A successful candidate will be a self-starting, strategic thinker with experience leading multi-disciplinary teams and complex technical programs.
The individual will work on one or more project teams to design, develop and demonstrate novel autonomous systems. Example projects include: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), guided parafoils, guided munitions, space systems and ground robotics. As a system engineer, the individual will balance depth in specific technical domains with a system-level understanding of sponsor needs. A successful candidate will thrive on a multi-disciplinary team and be able to bridge gaps between subject matter experts in various technical domains.
The Space Systems Engineer will be responsible for developing core technologies, conceiving innovative solutions, and delivering technical products in support of Draper’s National Security and Space (NS&S) business unit. Leveraging Draper’s expertise in guidance navigation and control (GN&C), fault-tolerant avionics, human-systems technology, spacecraft mission management and embedded systems, the candidate will support the NS&S mission areas in developing early stage concepts and seeing them through to become full system solutions.
Draper, an engineering research and development institution, is seeking a Deputy Director (DD) in Cambridge, MA to lead program development and execution for the Special Programs office. The DD will serve as the deputy to the Principal Director, Special Programs, and serve as the operations and program management lead for the office.
Candidates must have expertise in leading technical teams on national security programs, including >20 years program management experience. Candidates must have an understanding of special programs missions, customers, risks, stakeholders, and industrial base. The position requires both technical and programmatic strength, and qualified candidates should be comfortable with a range of activities related to business development, formulation of technical solutions, and execution of complex technical programs.
The DD will be responsible for all phases of program activities from identifying and qualifying opportunities through full life cycle support for program execution. Additional responsibilities include development of business strategies & plans, participation in industry forums & conferences, proficiency in business development best practices, and interfacing with sponsors. The successful candidate shall develop and coordinate program budget(s), plans, schedules, technical performance and delivery to sponsors using established automated tools, practices, and methods provided by Draper. The DD will work closely with engineers and engineering leadership from all disciplines and levels within Draper to create novel technical solutions for our sponsors. The DD will establish and maintain relevant business and technical relationships with universities and industry partners toward future business pursuits and opportunities.
Finally, the DD shall work closely with stakeholders across the company to improve processes and workflows to ensure efficient execution of programs and proposals, including but not limited to engineering leadership and program support team- Contracts, Security, IT, Legal, Procurement, and others.
As a Principal Quantum Physicist or Principal Photonics Engineer in the Quantum Technologies and Photonic Systems Group, the candidate will play a critical leadership role in novel concept generation as well as the development of advanced quantum sensors and quantum information systems, next generation clocks, and novel photonic systems. The candidate will provide technical leadership for teams of engineers and physicists to model, design, develop, and characterize prototype sensors, systems, and technology platforms.
The Autonomous and Navigation Systems group is focused on developing guidance, navigation, control, and autonomy for a variety of platforms including: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs), robotic, guided parachutes, and guided munitions. The group consists of 15+ Technical Staff members and students with broad systems engineering expertise across multiple domains. The Group Leader is the first-level of engineering management and requires the ability to apply sound engineering and management principles for technical hands-on leadership.
The position will be the forward deployed Systems Security Engineering lead for Draper Intel work. The focus will be onsite support for projects with a reach back capability to main office. Travel will be required.
As a Robotic System engineer with a focus on UAS, you will be exposed to a broad range of technical challenges where you can apply your knowledge as well as learn new skills while being involved with solving problems of national interest. In this role, you will tackle practical problems, supporting the development of advanced robotic systems from concept through delivery, including software development, hardware development, software and hardware integration, prototype fabrication, bench testing, field testing, and customer interaction. You will have the opportunity to support flight test operations, develop and execute flight test plans, man UAS ground stations, pilot prototype UAS, trouble-shoot UAS hardware and software problems in real time in the field, and integrate unique payloads. This is an exciting environment and we are looking for energetic and motivated engineers to build our team.
The ideal candidate must have an interest in all aspects of the development and rigorous testing of unique robotic systems. The position requires practical hands-on development and testing, and includes both laboratory and in-the-field analysis and trouble-shooting. As such, the candidate must be flexible and willing to tackle any aspect of system test, development, fabrication, troubleshooting and packaging. The ability to work well as part of a small, tightly integrated team is a requirement, and some travel is expected.
Technical responsibilities will vary depending on project needs, however example project topics include:
- Robotics and autonomous systems development and field testing including ROS implementation
- Hardware component design and modification using 3D CAD software and rapid prototyping
- Flight controller tuning and modification
- Flight test data analysis
- Software/Hardware integration and bench testing