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Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 8 hours ago(9/17/2021 11:48 AM)
The engineer will provide innovative solutions to complex problems by utilizing novel sensors,  packaging, optics, and/or materials for microsystem development.   He or she will need to work across organizations to technically contribute to existing programs, identify new opportunities, develop innovative concepts and  write competitive proposals.  Candidates should have a strong multi-physics modeling background  in one more technical areas such as MEMS device development, radiation physics, materials science, inertial guidance, aerospace systems, thermoelectric power, biophysical sensing and/or other problems of national importance.
ID
2021-5463
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 10 hours ago(9/17/2021 9:17 AM)
The Strategic Weapon Systems group at Draper is seeking a Missile GNC Analyst/System Engineer to work within multi-disciplinary teams to design and assess next-generation weapon system concepts for the war fighter. This role will be of high interest to applicants that desire to participate in the conceptualization and development of new US military capabilities in strategic mission domains, as well as the enabling guidance, navigation, and control (GNC) subsystem technology. Relevant mission domains may include: global strike and/or strategic deterrent systems, missile defense systems, space systems, precision guided munitions, and autonomous air/sea vehicles.   Duties and responsibilities may include: - Identification of customer mission needs and development of use cases; - Requirements development; - Model-based analysis of alternatives for GNC design concepts; - System performance simulation and analysis; - Presentation of analysis results to both internal and external stake-holders; - Development of systems engineering, design, and analysis artifacts/documentation; - Task planning and leadership.   A successful candidate will be motivated to build deeper expertise in both the core mission domain and underlying GNC/avionics technology. Working in a dynamic team environment developing state-of-the-art weapon/GN&C systems will provide exposure to a wide range of advanced technologies (including inertial sensors, imagers, precision electronics, and advanced algorithms) as well as afford opportunities for increased leadership/impact on the development of new war-fighter capability.
ID
2021-5460
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 10 hours ago(9/17/2021 9:15 AM)
  The Disbursement team, part of a 40-member Finance organization, includes Payroll, Accounts Payable and Travel and supports Draper employees, and vendors by efficiently processing payments timely and accurately.   Responsibilities: - Processes weekly payroll activities for approximately 1,900 employees - Partners with Human Resources, Benefits, Compensation, and General Accounting to ensure a  timely and accurate payroll submission - Responding timely to internal and external customer inquiries sent to the payroll team related to Time and Labor, Verification of employment, W2 information, ADP, etc. - Managing and Processing daily information in preparation for bi-weekly payroll processing - Work with Third Party Payroll provider (ADP) - Ad hoc reporting as needed (Time reporting, Benefits, State filings, etc) - Support audit requests as needed (Internal/External) - Support any required action related to local, state, and federal tax changes and IRS demands - Responsible for weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly payroll reconciliation. - Support year-end W-2 review and processing - Support the Accounts Payable, Travel or Payroll staff as needed. - Assist Disbursement Manager with other ad hoc activities as assigned. - Support internal initiatives as needed - Attend/Participate in Internal/External meetings as needed
ID
2021-5359
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(9/16/2021 3:42 PM)
This position is part of a 40-member Finance organization that directs the accounting, financial planning, treasury, cost accounting and government compliance, for Draper. This important role reports to the Billing Manager and will provide critical support to the business in various billing/collections related areas.   The Billing Team is looking for a highly motivated, detailed-oriented, results-driven Billing and Collections Analyst 1 to support Draper’s billing functions. The selected candidate will play a key role in supporting invoicing, collections, and maintaining accurate records.  The Billing and Collections Analyst 1 should have adequate attention to detail and strive to meet tight deadlines. The candidate will provide value added service to our internal/external partners.  This role is highly visible and requires the ability to prioritize and plan.   Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Work collaboratively with team members  to support Government and Commercial Customer Bills (Cost Types, Time and Material, Firm Fixed Price, and Performance Based Payments) - Timely produce and deliver customer billings for assigned contracts - Responsible for collection of receivables - Continually monitor and update customer interaction documentation in support of collections - Investigate and resolve any reconciliation issues - Work under tight time constraints due to departmental and contractual deadlines - Collaboratively work in a team oriented environment - Ability to work effectively with other departments (includes: Business Analysts, Contracts Group, and Programs). - Effectively communicate to your supervisor regarding on-going issues and updates - Timely and accurately set up billing plans - Other duties and projects as assigned
ID
2021-5389
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(9/16/2021 2:34 PM)
  The Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A) team is part of a 40-member Finance organization, also including Accounting, Treasury and Cost Analysis. The five-person team, led by the Associate Director, FP&A, is trusted upon by senior leadership to provide key strategic, financial and operational information that is critical to driving the business of Draper, an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA.  For more than 80 years, Draper has applied exquisite engineering solutions to its customers’ most difficult challenges. Draper engineers, the bulk of its 1,900 employees, don’t simply conceive of solutions, they create something that never existed before and prove the feasibility of their creations by developing first-of-their-kind prototypes.   Seeking financial analyst with 3-6 years professional experience in financial planning, budgeting and analysis. Position requires frequent collaboration with internal partners during budget development, variance analysis, forecasting and operational reporting as part of the FP&A team.    - Partners with internal departments to assist in the development of budgets, forecasts, variance analysis and expense monitoring. Provides actionable recommendations that support the organization’s goals. - Participates in the capital budgeting process by soliciting and modeling budget requests and developing associated depreciation and cash flow projections. Summarizes and presents results to management. Upon approval, works closely with budget owners to ensure transparency in budget vs. actual spending, timing of future spending and any changes to capital requirements as maintained through rolling forecast modeling. - Prepares and maintains recurring financial reporting for senior leadership. - Performs data integrity and validation during month-end close, including transactional research from financial system and source documents. - Supports other ad hoc analyses and projects as required. Generates, analyzes and maintains data/financial reporting from disparate sources. Prepares complex analyses and presentations regarding various financial matters for key constituents and/or senior management. - Works with others in FP&A to explore tools and technology to improve business processes and participate with the Finance team in the design and implementation of new planning and analytic software and tools for corporate budgeting and reporting.
ID
2021-5290
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(9/16/2021 1:30 PM)
Department Summary: This position is part of a 40-member Finance organization that directs the accounting, financial planning, treasury and government compliance functions for Draper. This important role reports directly to the General Ledger Accounting Manager and will provide critical support to the business in various accounting related areas.   Job Summary: Fixed Asset Accountant The Senior Accountant will work with the business to ensure the financial results accurately reflects the company’s financial position while following US GAAP guidelines.  In this role, the Accountant will interface with a variety of departments/areas including Facilities, Internal Audit, Contracts, Procurement, Property, Billing, Financial Planning and Analysis, Programs, Engineering, and Legal.  The right candidate is a highly motivated, energetic, and experienced individual who will have a significant impact on Draper in preparing journal entries, analyzing account activity fluctuations, preparing account reconciliations and issuing financial reports.    Responsibilities: - Responsible for accounting associated with fixed assets, ensuring fixed asset capitalization follows Draper’s capitalization threshold, managing construction in process (CIP) activity and closing ERP modules monthly. - Coordinate with programs, engineering, and facilities on placing assets into service. - Record all necessary journal entries related to fixed assets and depreciation activities. - Process fixed asset transfers as appropriate. - Record all necessary journal entries associated with precious metals inventory. - Ensure monthly close work is complete in accordance with closing schedule, including all necessary month-end journal entries. - Independently perform balance sheet and income statement fluctuation analyses to ensure accuracy, perform route cause analysis, and perform necessary adjustments. - Prepare and distribute daily, weekly, and monthly financial reports as required. - Prepare monthly account reconciliations on balance sheet accounts. Perform route cause analysis for outliers/inconsistencies and recommend adjustments. - Actively participate and support interim and annual financial audits (Financial Statements, Uniform Guidance, etc.). - Develop and maintain critical policy and procedure documentation related to specific accounting processes. - Support ERP system upgrades. - Actively collaborate with team members and other internal stakeholders within finance organization. - Performing other accounting duties and supporting other staff as required or assigned.
ID
2021-5338
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(9/16/2021 1:04 PM)
We are seeking a materials scientist to join our Materials Science and Chemistry group. We have current government and industry-sponsored programs that require materials science input to increase the reliability and effectiveness of mechanical and electrical systems. We offer an atmosphere that fosters innovation, individual contributions within a team environment, intellectual freedom and creativity, and an emphasis on career development.    The candidate should be well-versed in the field of materials science including but not limited to material stability, diffusion mechanisms, alloying reactions, reactive materials, and thin films. Experience with analysis techniques including TGA, DSC, SEM, EDS, XRD is desired. Expertise with sputter deposition and similar processes is also preferred. The candidate must thrive amidst a multidisciplinary team comprising skills in mechanical and electrical engineering, instrumentation, microfabrication, and more. Experience working with multidisciplinary teams and a desire to work with novel material sets is a bonus.   The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills, have the ability to solve complex problems with minimal supervision, and be able to interface with all levels of internal management as well as program sponsors and subcontractors.
ID
2021-5461
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 day ago(9/16/2021 12:02 PM)
  Department Summary:   This position is part of a 40-member Finance organization that directs the accounting, financial planning, treasury, cost accounting and government compliance, for Draper. This important role reports to the Associate Director of Accounting & Government Compliance  and will provide critical support to the business in various billing/collections related areas.   Job Summary:   The Billing Manager is responsible for leading the billing processes and organization for Draper. Draper performs its services under a variety of contract types including cost, fixed-price, fixed-priced incentive, time & material, and license and royalty. The Billing Manager analyzes unbilled balances, conducts regular accounts receivable analysis to ensure timely collections,  and provides accurate and timely analytical support for key customers. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: - Provide an open, trusting work environment conducive to high levels of employee engagement that results in a high performance culture - Work with direct reports to establish key performance goals and objectives for each trimester while monitoring and advising on the progress to enhance professional development of staff  - Ensure compliance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Cost Accounting Standards (CAS), Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), contractual obligations, and Draper policies - Responsible for  i) maintaining policies and procedures documentation; ii) providing training as necessary; iii) compiling billing- and receivable-related statistics; and iv) developing and communicating status reports - Review, track and maintain billing information in the financial systems - Ensure the integrity, consistency, and reliability of the processes employed in the performance of business functions - Perform quantitative, qualitative, and financial analysis designed to identify opportunities for improvement across the full spectrum of the billing and collection cycles  Analyze and minimize unbilled costs - Analyze Prime Contracts and Subcontracts to determine closeout requirements and methods. Determine Draper fee entitlement on contracts and task orders, and preparing final invoice package by: - Reviewing final invoice documents for accuracy and compliance with contractual terms - Preparing, transmitting and archiving internal and customer required closeout documents - Interacting regularly with Contracts Administrators/Managers, Subcontracts Administrators, and Departmental Program Managers to ensure contract requirements have been met (e.g., submission of deliverables, verifying that all payments have been made, obtaining various releases, closeout of subcontract agreements, disposition of government property, disposition of classified material, etc.) - Assist in identifying terms and conditions of complex billing or financial reporting agreements - Identify, research, and initiate corrective action plans for billing issues/discrepancies - Monitor and address all outstanding receivables and continually assess collectability - Work independently processing cancelling funds, retroactive rate adjustments and final invoices - Participate in regularly scheduled meetings with the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA), and coordinating with DCMA and the Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) on audit findings and other issues that relate to the closeout process - Develop partnerships with Contract Administrators, Program Administrators, and other stakeholders - Other duties as assigned
ID
2021-5236
Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(9/15/2021 4:01 PM)
The Senior Strategic Missions Program Manager will work closely with the Strategic Missions Program Lead and have a critical role in the development and growth in Strategic, Space, Missile Defense, and Hypersonic business areas. The Program Manager is accountable for the design, development, and success of the platforms and solutions provided to the customer. The Program Manager will work closely with engineering subject matter experts to communicate Draper’s core technical capabilities and IRADs to potential customers and industry partners. The Program Manager will lead teams of engineers and report results to senior leadership.   The candidate should have a strong interest in the aerospace industry and Department of Defense programs.  The candidate should be able to show past performance in the creation of new products and/or services. The candidate should be able to create Executive level presentations and engage in strategic partnership development activities. The candidate should have experience and a degree in one of the following engineering disciplines: Aerospace, Electrical, Mechanical, Optical, or Computer Science.    
ID
2021-5456
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(9/15/2021 10:16 AM)
Would you enjoy the challenge of designing integrated circuits for extreme environments and unique applications – from outer space to inside the human body? The Analog/Mixed-Signal IC Group at Draper develops analog, mixed-signal, and RF application-specific integrated circuits (ASIC) for national security, space, biomedical applications, and more. We regularly engage with other engineers and scientists from all of Draper’s divisions in a dynamic, interdisciplinary environment.   This position does have the ability to be remote.  
ID
2021-5458
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 days ago(9/15/2021 8:51 AM)
  Responsibilities Serves as an Information System Security Officer for classified information systems under the direction of the Information System Security Manager.  Performs weekly technical and non-technical audits of assigned information systems as well as periodic monitoring of compliance with established standards.  Trains and assists user of the information system to ensure security procedures are followed.               
ID
2021-5457
Job Locations US-VA-Reston
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(9/14/2021 2:22 PM)
Draper Laboratory is seeking talented and motivated individuals to tackle challenging engineering problems in communications. As a Communications engineer, you will be responsible to apply your expertise developing and evaluating novel communication technologies. You will develop and implement special communication systems to enable new capabilities for a wide diversity of applications. You will work in a fast paced environment, collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams with opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute to a variety of projects in this area.   Applicants will assist or lead in the design, development, modeling & simulation, implementation, and evaluation of communication systems and waveform design. They should have experience in either PHY layer topics, waveform design, or channel modeling for demanding applications and various environments.   Specific Responsibilities: - Developing and implementing signal processing algorithms for comms systems - Modeling and simulating components of a communication system - Designing waveforms to meet specific requirements for a given application - Performing laboratory experiments and evaluating fieldable prototypes of comms systems
ID
2021-5442
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(9/14/2021 2:21 PM)
Draper Laboratory is seeking talented and motivated individuals to tackle challenging engineering problems in communications. As a communications and signal processing engineer, you will be responsible to apply your expertise developing novel waveforms that meet given requirements. Also, you will develop and implement special communication systems to enable new capabilities for a wide diversity of applications. You will work in a fast paced environment, collaborating in multi-disciplinary teams with opportunities to learn, grow, and contribute to a variety of projects in this area.   Specific Responsibilities: - Development and implementation of communication waveforms to meet specific requirements - Technical assessment and implementation of modulation and demodulation schemes - Implementation of forward error correction (FEC) and interleaving techniques - Implementing clutter rejection methods
ID
2021-5451
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(9/14/2021 1:20 PM)
The Sr. IT Cloud Engineer is an infrastructure engineer responsible for the design, deployment, operation and maintenance of on-premises and public cloud solutions. In addition to Systems Administration skills required to provision, manage, monitor and decommission cloud services, this role requires knowledge and experience with technologies for automating provisioning and management of infrastructure in a distributed environment through scripting.  The successful candidate is experienced in implementing and managing VMWare, AWS or GCP workloads from the ground up and has solid knowledge and hands-on experience with Windows and Linux servers and end-points, storage, networking, virtualization and cloud technologies as well as orchestration and automation.  The position requires an individual who has demonstrated technical leadership in a 500+ user/VM/cloud environment. Essential Functions - Collaborate with internal IT, InfoSec and Engineering teams to plan, design and deploy cloud-based solutions that align with company security requirements and best practices - Act as the Infrastructure liaison between IT and Engineering developers to perform requirements analysis, translating business needs into cloud solutions - Implement hybrid IT by integrating different cloud services with back-end, traditional data center services - Agile provisioning of cloud compute, storage and network resources - Maintain systems security and integrity, taking corrective actions as necessary in compliance with company and industry standards and best practices - Develop and maintain compliance documentation and architectural diagrams for use in the installation, configuration, operation, maintenance and support of the cloud infrastructure - Provide proactive and reactive support on issues relating to the cloud and virtual environments - Analyze and articulate the risks, benefits and opportunities associated with any change within the infrastructure - Contribute to improvement of administrative and operational processes - Participate in on-call rotation which may include nights, weekends and holidays
ID
2021-5453
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(9/14/2021 10:55 AM)
Responsibilities Serves as an Information System Security Officer for classified information systems under the direction of the Information System Security Manager.  Performs weekly technical and non-technical audits of assigned information systems as well as periodic monitoring of compliance with established standards.  Trains and assists user of the information system to ensure security procedures are followed.           
ID
2021-5454
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 days ago(9/14/2021 9:04 AM)
 Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit www.draper.com. Our work is very important to us, but so is our life outside of work. Draper supports many programs to improve work-life balance including workplace flexibility, employee clubs ranging from photography to yoga, health and finance workshops, off site social events and discounts to local museums and cultural activities. If this specific job opportunity and the chance to work at a nationally renowned R&D innovation company appeals to you, apply now www.draper.com/careers.   Equal Employment Opportunity Draper is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. We understand the value of diversity and its impact on a high-performance culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information. Draper is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.   Responsibilities As a  MEMS Microfabrication Engineer in the Microfabrication Processes Group, the candidate will play a critical leadership role in novel concept generation as well as the development of advanced microfabricated sensors utilizing MEMS, Photonics and novel Materials. The candidate will provide technical leadership for teams of engineers and physicists to model, design, develop, and characterize prototype sensors, with an emphasis on fabrication challenges. Experience in MEMS inertial sensors, mask layout, and MEMS transfer to production is a plus.
ID
2021-5450
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(9/13/2021 7:36 AM)
Draper’s Computer Systems Security group is hiring a Computer Scientist / Engineer for research and development in various topics related to secure computer systems design and applied computer science. The candidate will participate in all aspects of R&D, from idea to prototype development.
ID
2021-5309
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(9/13/2021 7:35 AM)
The 3D and Mobile Applications team is looking for an experienced software devloper to help deliver unique and robust solutions to a variety of end users. We work on exciting and diverse projects with a focus on Mobile and 3D platforms. Projects will range from DoD to commercial to internally funded R&D.    You will work closely with our UX team to help define appropriate solutions for the needs of our users. Development will typically follow an Agile Scrum methodology with automated testing. You will be expected to develop, test, and integrate software features with minimal oversight. This position will focus mostly on mobile development on Android. Knowledge of the TAK eco-system is a big plus.  
ID
2021-5291
Job Locations US-FL-St. Petersburg
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(9/13/2021 7:26 AM)
The 3D and Mobile Applications team is looking for an experienced software devloper to help deliver unique and robust solutions to a variety of end users. We work on exciting and diverse projects with a focus on Mobile and 3D platforms. Projects will range from DoD to commercial to internally funded R&D.    You will work closely with our UX team to help define appropriate solutions for the needs of our users. Development will typically follow an Agile Scrum methodology with automated testing. You will be expected to develop, test, and integrate software features with minimal oversight. This position will focus mostly on mobile development on Android. Knowledge of the TAK eco-system is a big plus.  
ID
2021-5407
Job Locations US-MA-Cambridge
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(9/13/2021 7:21 AM)
Serves as an experienced Information System Security Officer for a multitude of information systems. Performs technical audits of assigned information systems as well as periodic monitoring of compliance with established standards. Uses SIEM, vulnerability management, and other tools to actively correlate data and hunt threats. Ensures system is configured in accordance with required standards.  Evaluates and creates artifacts which demonstrate system configuration, procedures, etc.  Assist and educate users to ensure they operate the systems securely
ID
2021-5410

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