Job Description



Sensors Systems Engineer

About the Job

Our Client is a not-for-profit corporation chartered to work for the public interest, with no commercial conflicts to influence what we do. The R&D centers we operate for the government create lasting impact in fields as diverse as cybersecurity, healthcare, aviation, defense, and enterprise transformation. We're making a difference every day—working for a safer, healthier, and more secure nation and world. Our workplace reflects our values. We offer competitive benefits, exceptional professional development opportunities, and a culture of innovation that embraces diversity, inclusion, flexibility, collaboration, and career growth.

Compensation, Benefits, and Culture – What’s in it for you?

  • Excellent Pay
  • Opportunity for hands-on mechanical design work as well as guiding and mentoring a large team
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield health insurance, Dental insurance, 401k, accrued Paid Time Off, etc.
  • Enthusiastic, bright, and talented individuals collaborating on ideas

Duties include:

Client is seeking a full-time Sensor Systems Engineer with experience in the practical application of machine and deep learning. The individual will join the Sensor Systems & Battle Management, Command and Control (BMC2) department in applying novel Machine Learning/Deep Learning (ML/DL) technologies from across industry and academia to a variety of our nation’s most critical sensing challenges. Key Functions: - Apply knowledge of machine/deep learning, signal processing, and sensor systems engineering to challenging national security problems - Support projects developing, applying and evaluating state-of-the-art algorithms/approaches for sensor systems. –

Develop and execute internal research in the area of machine/deep learning, signal processing, and sensor system analysis. - Help grow P462’s expertise in machine/deep learning. Qualifications - External


Required Qualifications:

DoD  Top Secret clearance. – Required

Signal processing, detection and estimation theory, stochastic processes, numerical methods, linear algebra, applied statistics, probabilistic reasoning, graphical models, etc. Algorithm development, quantitative data analysis, and modeling and simulation of physical systems. Strong software development skills with experience using analytical software tools such as Python, C/C++, or MATLAB. Proactive self-starter with strong analytical, problem solving, communication, and interpersonal skills. Experience leading cross-disciplinary technical teams. Experience managing R&D projects. Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge of machine/deep learning techniques for pattern recognition in sensor data


These skills are a plus: 

 Familiarity with supervised/unsupervised learning processes, performance evaluation, validation and experiment design. Ability to produce quantitative analysis benchmarking the performance of machine and deep learning algorithms/ approaches against state-of-the-practice methods. Processing data collected from one or more sensing modes such as radar, SONAR, EO/IR imagers, wireless communications, etc.

Familiarity with parsing, reduction, analysis, and visualization of data. Hands-on experience applying machine/deep learning libraries such as SciPy, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, Torch, Keras, Spark, etc. Ability to present technical briefs to potential sponsors.

It is the policy of GCR to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. GCR is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.

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