DARPA Sr. SME Scientist & Engineer
Amentum is a leading provider of engineering, scientific, and program management support services. We are at the forefront of breakthrough technology development and demonstration programs in multiple areas, including hypersonics, Unmanned Air Vehicle and Autonomous Systems, advanced sensors, propulsion, aircraft and space science systems.
Amentum is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic individuals to support DARPA and Space Development Agency in formulating, coordinating, monitoring, and transitioning advanced research and development programs to the U.S. military. Applicants must possess superior oral and written communications skills. Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team.
Desired areas of initial technical subject matter area include:
Sensor design of different modality
Autonomy AI and Machine leaning
Solid Rocket Motor
Technical and management responsibilities may include:
Providing technical support in monitoring the execution of advanced technology development and prototype demonstration programs
Performing independent technical assessments and feasibility analyses of new technologies and system designs
Attending, monitoring, and reporting on system field testing and demonstrations
Supporting technical interchange meetings and design reviews
Developing and running simulation models
Support the Identifying and implementing new program concepts
Providing program management and acquisition support
Authoring program status briefings and technical reports
CONUS travel - 25%
• MS with 20 years or PhD with 15 years
• Experience in relevant commercial or defense-related systems development programs
• Ability to obtain a Secret clearance and a TS/SCI clearance Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret clearance and TS/SCI clearance
• Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Experience in commercial or defense-related technology research and/or development programs
Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.