1+ months

Technology Acceleration Lead / Engineering and Physical Sciences Researcher - Experienced Level

The National Security Agency
Fort Meade, MD 20755
As an Engineering and Physical Science professional, you will use your skills to create the systems and tools that will be used to enhance the operation of intelligence. You will advise, administer and perform scientific projects, such as planning, designing, and constructing specialized equipment, and ensuring adherence to sound engineering and scientific standards and principles. The NSA offers multiple areas of focus for facilities engineers, including computer, architectural, electrical, mechanical, and structural. In addition, we are seeking skills that include computer design, microelectronics, radio frequency design, and systems engineering. Apply your science and engineering skills to protect the nation.",

NSA is home to the largest, most established in-house research organization in the U.S. Intelligence Community, employing scientists with world-class skills in fields such as mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering, and cybersecurity. We collaborate with leading companies, universities, and national laboratories to leverage work in overlapping disciplines, advance core capabilities, and to seek out and develop revolutionary ideas that will provide our nation with an overwhelming advantage.

The Laboratory for Physical Sciences (LPS) is seeking a motivated Technology Acceleration Lead to provide expertise, guidance, and support to the research and implementation of solutions that align mission-driven priorities with technical capabilities. LPS is a premier research organization, managed and operated by the U.S. Government, focused on developing new and innovative technologies to improve national security. Across its three locations, the University of Maryland-College Park, the University of Maryland-Baltimore County, and Ft. George G. Meade, Maryland, LPS works across industry, academia, national laboratories and other government agencies to conduct research on advanced information technologies and drive state-of-the-art scientific and technical innovation.

As a Technology Acceleration Lead, and member of the LPS Program Management team, you will push the frontiers of science and engineering by leveraging your expertise, ideas, and vision to:

- Establish detailed objectives for research and development activities, together with others on the LPS Program Management team
- Develop strategies to achieve those objectives, ensuring that the technical goals will be well supported by the overall programmatic strategies
- Iteratively optimize plans and evolve the strategies with which those plans are aligned
- Accelerate the pace of technical progress through optimizing these plans and proactively managing the uncertainties inherent to the research
- Ensure that the goals, strategies and implemented plans enable a path to full realization of the technologies

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Posted: 2022-05-16 Expires: 2022-07-14

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