Junior Research Scientist

Department: Research and Development

Location: Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

U.S. Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Clearance Level Must Currently Possess or be Able to Obtain: Secret

Travel: Minimal

Schedule: Full-time

 

Description of Business Environment

Peace is often associated with passivity. At Rocky Mountain Scientific Laboratory, we associate peace with strength, courage, and action. We know that enabling peace to prevail is not for the faint of heart, which is why we built our company foundation on the core values of Integrity, Quality, Agility, and Grit. We pride ourselves in providing unequaled services and innovative technologies in the field of applied energetics to our customers. Our experts possess extensive knowledge and capability in energetic materials and military systems enabling them to offer analytical characterization, modeling & simulation, design, system integration, prototyping, test engineering, and proof-of-concept production services covering a wide range of engineering applications. Our strengths lie in our ability and relentless determination to get the job done quickly and affordably.

 

RMSL is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Affirmative Action employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. All qualified applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, veteran status, national origin or other legally protected status. An applicant with a disability or a disabled veteran can request reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our positions.

 

Specific Job Description

RMSL is a growth company with an outstanding job opportunity for a Junior Research Scientist position in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. RMSL has the opportunity to win a contract as a sub-contractor with responsibility to provide staffing needs in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. RMSLS is partnering with Battelle Memorial Institute as a sub-contractor for this effort.

Duties Include:

​Battelle’s Aviation Security Division provides research development test and evaluation services to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Transportation Security Laboratory (TSL). The qualified candidate for this position will support the millimeter wave (MMW) research and development (R&D) contract for the TSL. The following activities will be supported:

  • Support the development of analytic software for practical implementation of theoretical algorithms used to identify explosive materials.

  • Refine demonstration software including a hologram image smoothing tool.

  • Assist with electromagnetic laboratory equipment operation, test fixture development, and data collection.

 

Required Skills

  • Degree from an accredited college or university in Physics, Computer Science or Engineering, and at least one year of computer programming experience.

  • Sole US Citizenship with eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance and to obtain DHS Suitability.

  • Candidate should have strong oral and written communication skills.

  • Candidate should be highly motivated and self-starters with a strong desire to learn.

  • Candidate should have some experience in the operation of the following programming languages: C/C++, Matlab, CUDA, and C#.

  • Additionally, candidate should have experience in instrumentation using LabVIEW to collect data.

Desired Skills

  • Knowledge in Synthetic Aperture Radar.

  • Knowledge of computer vision, image processing, image detection and 3D to 2D image projection.

  • Prior experience working for TSA or DHS.

  • DoD Secret security clearance.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package and a dynamic, team oriented, and fun environment. Some on-the-job training is provided; compensation and title contingent upon experience. If you are interested in knowing more about this great opportunity, please send a resume and cover letter expressing why this role may be suitable for you along with salary requirements to: jobs@rmsl.net.  We also invite all applicants to voluntarily fill out the Voluntary Self-Identification Form CC-305. (Follow the links to the right for the necessary forms.)

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