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Principal Research Scientist



Groton, CT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024
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Principal Research Scientist

Date Posted: January 1, 2024
Category: Engineering & Technology

ThayerMahan, Inc is seeking a principal research scientist in acoustics and signal processing at its Lexington, MA or Groton, CT. Due to our work with the U.S. Government, this role legally requires that you are a U.S. citizen. Candidates should hold a PhD degree in electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, or physics, preferably with 5-10 years of post-graduate experience. At the principal scientist level, the qualifications include a broad theoretical foundation combined with some experimental/data analysis experience, as well as the ability to develop and lead independent research initiatives. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required. Toward this end, individuals must show evidence of the ability to write research proposals and test plans, prepare and deliver sponsor briefings, and author technical reports and open-literature publications. In addition to these expectations, the successful candidate should possess the ability to lead a software development team, perform acoustic and oceanographic data analysis, and advise the application of digital signal processing theory to multi-channel sensor array processing in a real-time embedded computing environment. Preference will be shown to those candidates with programming experience in C, facility with Linux operating systems, and a willingness to travel and support at-sea experiments. Applicants must be able to secure a DoD security clearance. Candidates are encouraged to submit CV and references to Dr. Vince Premus, Vice President for Science and Technology, at vpremus@thayermahan.com.

ThayerMahan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or other non-merit factor.

Hiring Contact: Dr. Vince Premus, Vice President for Science and Technology
Hiring Contact Email Address: vpremus@thayermahan.com

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