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Senior Signals Intelligence System Analyst

Company: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL)
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 1, 2024

Job Description:


Do you love to work signal collections systems development, techniques, and operations?Are you passionate about signal analysis for extracting intelligence data?Do you like contributing to ground-breaking innovations for SIGINT and Cyber applications? -If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL. -Our team provides creating solutions and systems to the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community. We are seeking talented analysts, engineers, and software developers to help us deliver ground-breaking capabilities to our sponsors. - As a member of our team, you'll join a diverse grou of 60+ engineers and analysts who are passionate about applying state-of-the-art engineering to idenfy and tackle complicated problems and are committed to developing and delivering impactful products. We strive to foster a creative, friendlly, collegial environment that values inclusion, camaraderie, and hard work while maintaining a sense of humor. - -As a Senior Signals Intelligence Systems Analyst, you will...

  • Collaborate with development teams to assess the impact that proposed hardware and alortihm changes will have on collection systems operations
  • Propose user interface updates that enhance the capability of collection systems as a whole
  • Work with capability development teams to analyze collected data and demonstrate system feasibility and quantify system performance
  • Support task planning activities by creating workflows for briefing collaborators, executing training, and rolling out capabilities
  • Work in sponsor facilities to integrate and test software updates
  • Work alongside system users to observe use cases and explain software features and collection products
  • Work with APL operations and maintenance leads to maintain awareness of troubleshooting needs or observed anomalies

    You meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you...
    • Have expertise in Communications and Signals collection systems for the USG or DoD
    • Possess a Bachelor's degree in mathematics, engineering, computer science, physics or have a Bachelor's degree with demonstrated relevant experience
    • Have experience working with wireless communications protocols and signal modalities
    • Have 2+ years of experience in RF signal collection
    • Have experience delivering training for operational hardware or software systems
    • Have experience working in Linux operating systems and SIGINT collection applications
    • Are comfortable and effective in communicating with peers about highly technical topics
    • Hold an active TS/SC+Poly security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include U.S. citizenship.You'll exceed our minimum requirements if you...
      • Are experienced in RF and signals and systems theory and have operational domain knowledge
      • Possess a MS or PhD in mathematics, engineering, computer science, physics, human factors engineering, or a related field
      • Have demonstrated ability in a technical position, with experience leading a small simulation, software development, or data analysis task
      • Have demonstrated knowledge and application of machine learnng or statistcal analysis techniques
      • Have MATLAB or Python programming experience
      • Have experience working in the Intelligence Community
      • Have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with government sponsors
      • Possess and active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph -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 -.
        About Us

        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 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.

Keywords: Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), Arlington , Senior Signals Intelligence System Analyst, Professions , Arlington, Virginia

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