## Position Description
Are you passionate about the research and development of electronic warfare (EW) systems?
Do you love developing algorithms and using machine learning to solve challenging problems?
Would you love to be a part of a team of dedicated professionals with a deep understanding of radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems with maritime applications?
If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL.
We are seeking an Maritime Systems Electronic Warfare Engineer to help us develop and analyze EW and radio frequency (RF) systems. Our team seeks to improve electromagnetic systems with maritime applications through the research, development, implementation, and evaluation of signal detection, classification, and tracking systems. We strive to foster an environment of innovation, inclusivity, and collaboration and as a member of our team, you'll provide high quality contributions to our sponsor's most critical challenges.
**As an EW Engineer...**
* Your primary responsibility will be performing EW or related RF system development and analysis tasks.
* You will be an integral member of a team of engineers and computer scientists dedicated to the research and development of maritime electromagnetic systems.
**You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you..**
* Possess a BS in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or other related discipline.
* Have relevant experience working with electronic warfare (EW), radar, or other RF systems.
* Are passionate about machine learning, algorithm development, data analysis, signal processing, RF engineering, RF hardware development, and/or systems engineering.
* Demonstrate strong communication skills
* Are willing and able to work in closed areas and periodically work extended hours.
* Have the ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.
**You'll go above and beyond our minimum requirements if you...**
* Possess a MS in engineering, mathematics, physics, computer science, or other related discipline.
* Have 3+ years of experience working with electronic warfare (EW), radar, or other RF systems.
* Are an expert in signal processing and/or machine learning.
* Have experience in technical task leadership.
* Have an active Secret or higher level security clearance.
**Why work at APL?**
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nationâ€™s most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.
At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APLâ€™s campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.
*Primary Location:* *United States-*Maryland-*Laurel
*Req ID:* 21812