The MIT Lincoln Laboratory, located in Lexington, Massachusetts, is a United States Department of Defense federally funded research and development center chartered to apply advanced technology to problems of national security. Research and development activities focus on long-term technology development as well as rapid system prototyping and demonstration. Its core competencies are in sensors, integrated sensing, signal processing for information extraction, decision-making support, and communications. These efforts are aligned within ten mission areas. The laboratory also maintains several field sites around the world.
The laboratory transfers much of its advanced technology to government agencies, industry, and academia, and has launched more than 100 start-ups.
Highest paying job titles at Lincoln Laboratory include Technical Engineer, Software Engineer, and Staff Scientist