1892: Senior Research Engineer – Autonomy

Open Job Announcement: Senior Research Engineer – Autonomy

SSCI is looking to fill a Senior Research Engineer position in the Autonomy Systems Group for projects relating to autonomy and unmanned systems. This position requires U.S. Citizenship and eligibility for DoD Security Clearance.

Scientific Systems Company, Inc. (SSCI) is a leading developer of advanced technologies for navigation, signal/image processing, mission planning and autonomy systems for the Aerospace and Defense industries. Founded in 1976 and headquartered in the metro-Boston area, SSCI has built a reputation for delivering high quality and mission-relevant technology solutions. SSCI is an industry leader in research and development, and is among the Top 20 companies in highly competitive Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. SSCI’s clients and teaming partners include all major branches of the U.S Department of Defense, NASA, and many of the leading prime contractors, including Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and Lockheed Martin.

Job Title Research Engineer / Systems Engineer (Job code SSCI 1892)
Level MSc with 1-3 years experience, or BSc with 3-5 years experience in Computer Science, Electrical, Computer or Systems Engineering, with a focus in unmanned, robotic or autonomy systems development.
Location Full-time opportunities are currently available for Woburn, MA.
Duties Systems and software engineering, implementation, testing and support for advanced technology development in unmanned air, surface and undersea systems, mission planning, and command/control systems. The successful applicant will contribute to the development, integration and field testing of autonomy and unmanned systems.
Required Skills/Experience 2~4 years experience in advanced research and development of unmanned systems.

3+ years experience using Matlab/Simulink for system analysis and design.

4+ years experience C/C++ for systems development and software engineering.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Desirable Skills/Experience Experience in real-time and autonomy systems development, software engineering for mission planning, command and control (incl. user interfaces), vehicle management systems, or other unmanned vehicle systems.

Experience with systems and software engineering processes (software planning, design, development tools, configuration management, test and QA methods).

Compensation Salary is competitive with market rates, with significant incentives for new business development.  In addition, SSCI offers a generous benefits package, which includes an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Bonus plan, Profit Sharing, 401K, and Health / Life / Disability Insurance.
Notes US Citizenship and eligibility for DoD Security Clearance are required for this position.


Please email your applications to: SSCI‐1892@ssci.com   Include the Job Code 1892 (use Subject Line) and at least three (3) references with your correspondence for prompt consideration.

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