IUSS Test and Evaluation Engineer / Analyst

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

Position Description

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), a national leader in scientific research and development, located midway between Baltimore and Washington, DC is seeking an Integrated Undersea Surveillance System Test and Evaluation Engineer/Analyst.

Job Summary: Apply engineering and undersea warfare expertise to lead the assessment and evaluation of Integrated Undersea Surveillance Systems (IUSS) mission systems development, test, and evaluation. Plan, coordinate, and execute IUSS systems test and evaluation programs on developmental and fielded systems in laboratory and at-sea environments.


  1. Assess developmental and fleet IUSS mission systems at the algorithmic, functional, technical, system, and operational performance levels. Participate in planning, executing, and directing test events in the field, or at developer or Fleet facilities in support of assessment of Navy IUSS sonar systems. Use APL-developed tools to apply disciplined data analysis techniques to compute performance measures. (60%)
  2. Interface with system developers, and analysis team members to determine analysis methodology, appropriate measures of performance and data required to execute analysis. (20%)
  3. Prepare detailed briefings on analysis methodology and results. Brief results to sponsors industry, and academia. (20%)

Note: This job summary and listing of duties is for the purpose of describing the position and its essential functions at time of hire and may change over time.


: Required Qualifications: BS in Engineering, Mathematics, Physics or other related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in field applicable to the position. Strong MATLAB skills for prototyping algorithms and assessing algorithm performance. Strong understanding of data analysis and statistics. Excellent written, verbal and briefing skills. Willingness to participate in off-site Field Testing. Demonstrated leadership capability. Desired Qualifications: MS in Engineering,Mathematics,Physics or other related technical discipline, with academic emphasis in signal processing and state estimation. Commensurate level ofexperience in undersea warfare operations with preference given to background in the Integrated Undersea Surveillance System.

Special Working Conditions:Travel to include offsite meetings and System Field Testing. Must be medically cleared and capable for work and travel on Navy ships in order to support at-sea testing and evaluation. Significant air travel may be required at times.

Security: Top Secret Clearance is required to perform essential functions of the position. Applicant selected will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Preference for current SSBI. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.