RECOMMENDED BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
- A Research Scientist in Astrodynamics at Numerica should possess an M.S. or Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering, Applied or Computational Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field with a strong background in mathematics and statistics.
- A Research Scientist in Astrodynamics should have a record of academic excellence, including demonstrated experience in most of the following areas:
- Applied Mathematics: differential equations, linear algebra, numerical analysis, and continuous or discrete optimization;
- Engineering: controls, estimation theory, signal/image processing, and machine learning;
- Scientific Computing: software design, algorithm prototyping and implementation in Matlab, Python, C/C++ or Java;
- Probability: statistics and random processes;
- Astrodynamics: orbit determination and estimation, orbital propagation, orbital maneuvering, force and torque models, coordinate and time systems, observation transforms and sensor systems, initial orbit determination
- A Research Scientist in Astrodynamics should have effective written and verbal communication skills, with the demonstrated ability to convey salient details about advanced technology in a compelling manner to both experts and non-experts alike.
U.S. Citizenship Required
Due to the nature of the work performed at Numerica, all applicants must be capable of obtaining a U.S. Security Clearance. At a minimum, this requires that a candidate be a U.S. citizen with a personal history indicating trustworthiness, reliability, and sound judgment (e.g., clean criminal record, no use of illegal drugs, etc.).
Visit us at www.numerica.us to apply online, explore our published papers, and learn about how you can put your talent to excellent use at Numerica, expanding the boundary of what’s possible for our customers, colleagues, and nation.