Job Description

The Advanced Undersea Systems and Technology Group is seeking a scientist or engineer to contribute to the research and deployment of advanced capabilities for undersea systems. The ideal candidate is a problem-solver with experience in scientific programming for signal processing problems.

The group welcomes applicants with a background in one or more of the following technical disciplines: electrical engineering, computer engineering, applied mathematics, computer science or data science.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to improve the capabilities of undersea systems, sensors and platforms through algorithm development, data analysis from operational environments, and application of novel algorithms to emerging mission areas.


  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, applied mathematics, mechanical engineering, physics, computer science or related technical field.

  • Ability to program in a scientific programming language (e.g. MATLAB or Python)

  • Experience with digital signal processing and signal/time series analysis

Preferred Skills:

  • Familiarity with application of AI/ML tools (e.g. Tensorflow) to time-series data

    At MIT Lincoln Laboratory, our exceptional career opportunities include many outstanding benefits to help you stay healthy, feel supported, and enjoy a fulfilling work-life balance. Benefits offered to employees include:

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans

  • MIT-funded pension

  • Matching 401K

  • Paid leave (including vacation, sick, parental, military, etc.)

  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education programs

  • Mentorship programs

  • A range of work-life balance options

  • … and much more!

    Please visit our Benefits page ( for more information. As an employee of MIT, you can also take advantage of other voluntary benefits, discounts and perks ( .

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

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