KEYW Corporation

  • Physicist

    Job Locations 3 weeks ago(12/30/2018 3:56 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Acoustics Division conducts basic and applied research addressing the physics of acoustic signal generation, propagation, scatter, and detection with the objective of improving the strategic and tactical capabilities of the Navy and Marine Corps in the ocean and land operation environment. The Division's scientists and engineers perform collaborative research with scientists affiliated with national and international academic, private, and governmental research organizations. The Division's research spans classical and quantum physics, signal processing, the impact of fluid dynamics on the oceans' sound speed field, the propagation and scatter of acoustic signals in the ocean and land environments, structural and physical acoustics including the development of MEMS and nanotechnology-based sensors, and the application of networked unmanned underwater vehicles and associated sensors to the Navy's ASW, MCM, and ISR missions.


    This candidate will work in the Physical Acoustics Branch of the Naval Research Laboratory in DC. The position will consist of:

    • Scientific programming and utilizing customized software when performing data analysis.
    • Will perform experience in growing/characterizing thin films as it relates to the development of power devices
    • Assist in the researching, designing, building, modifying and re-working of various experimental apparatus and scientific components related to acoustical studies.
    • Ability to work well in a team environment and assist with field tests for new and existing equipment pertaining to Acoustical studies.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance and access to the NRL facility via a general background check.  


    Minimum Requirements: 

    • MS with 9+ years of experience, Ph.D. in Physics and 5+ years of experience or BS and 11+ years of experience
    • Layer deposition experience, programming experience, knowledge of chemical interactions
    • An understanding of quantum physics and some experience with signal processing is a plus
    • Must have lab experience and experience in scientific programming
    • Experience with Oceanic Acoustics



    How to Apply?

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    About the Organization

    KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.


    KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.


    This position requires a Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation. 


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