Are you passionate about cyber-physical systems which integrate sensing, computing, and actuation functions (e.g., Internet-of-Things, Smart-Cities, Autonomous Vehicles)?
Do you have an excitement for cyber applications using communication, networking, data processing, storage, and information security?
Ready to join a collaborative, multi-disciplinary team solving technical challenges with real world impact?
If so, we'd be like to meet you!
We are seeking a Cyber-Physical Systems Software Engineer to devise technologies using transport, network, and link data units to deliver insight about smart-systems and the environments they operate in. These technologies will be applied to a diverse array of stationary and mobile platforms to ensure the safety and security of civilians and military staff. We are looking for a motivated developer and technical inspiring leader to expand our work program and respond to growing sponsor opportunities.
As a senior Cyber-Physical Systems Software Engineer ...
You will propose, lead, and develop new solutions in cyber-physical systems in support of APL's internal research efforts and sponsor programs. You will mentor new staff to make leaders in this area and develop our group's proficiencies in these dynamic technologies. You will lead projects and tasks towards successful execution and growth Qualifications
You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
Possess a Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field. Have at least 5 years of relevant professional experience in software development for real world applications. Proficiency in Python or C/C++ for desktop platforms or for edge devices, such as Arduino, Raspberry Pi, or NVIDIA Jetson platforms. Knowledge of DevOps tools such as GitHub, Jira, Docker, or Kubernetes. Have worked with data manipulation toolkits/libraries (e.g., NumPy, Pandas) or machine-learning frameworks (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch, MXNet). Have strong technical writing, presentation, and communication skills for reports, proposals, technical presentations, and interaction with sponsors. Can acquire 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. Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date.
You exceed our minimum requirements if you...
Possess a Master's or a PhD in a relevant technical field. Experience with IP networking, Internet of Things, cyber security or computing protocols Possess knowledge of IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15, or other computer networking protocols Have familiarity with IoT protocols like MUD or MATTER Have proficiency with Wireshark, Tcpdump or other computer protocol analysis applications Have experience with databases or object-based storage. Have worked with data curation, statistical analysis, or graph analytics tools Have strong project management and leadership skills.
Why work at APL?
The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation'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. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.
APL is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, occupation, marital or familial status, political opinion, personal appearance, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. APL is committed to promoting an innovative environment that embraces diversity, encourages creativity, and supports inclusion of new ideas. In doing so, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals of all abilities, including those with disabilities. If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Accommodations@jhuapl.edu. Only by ensuring that everyone’s voice is heard are we empowered to be bold, do great things, and make the world a better place.