Optimization Researcher at Systems & Technology Research

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Employer: Systems & Technology Research

Expires: 03/28/2020

STR is a privately-owned, rapidly growing business focused on research and development (R&D) for the defense and intelligence communities. STR has approximately 200 employees at sites in Woburn, MA, Dayton, OH and Arlington, VA. We are a nationally recognized leader in research areas including data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation. Several programs have transitioned advanced technology to military and intelligence users. While our primary focus is on serving US Government customers, we are pursuing commercial applications as well.Job Description:Conduct research to apply optimization techniques on real world applicationsWork with a multi-disciplinary team to solve problemsPosition may involve travel to customer meetings and/or data collections and experimentsBasic Qualifications:PhD, MS, or BS degree with relevant experience in electrical engineering, mathematics, operations research, or related technical disciplineSolid mathematical and analytical skillsExpertise in modern optimization theoryFamiliarity with convex optimization, combinatorial optimization, and approximate methodsAbility to conduct survey literature to determine state-of-the-art, incorporate recent research and apply to current problemStrong Matlab (or similar scientific computing) programming skillsStrong communication skills and the ability to describe complex technical concepts to fellow researchers as well as to non-technical peopleAbility to obtain a security clearance (US Citizen)STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.Applicants must be US Citizens.