Who We Are:  AM Pierce & Associates is a woman-owned small business providing Engineering & Research, Cyber, C5ISR, Program & Acquisition Management services and solutions to a diverse government and industry client base.  We are a stable and growing company who offers our employees a rich benefits package, supportive and flexible work environment and the opportunity to work with experts in their field.
The Position:  We are in search of candidates who have applied mathematics and sensor fusion and related technical skills to support military and homeland security needs. The ideal candidate will join a multidisciplinary group of engineers focused on applying mathematics to a variety of DoD customer problems with a focus on fusing data from airborne sensors. Fusion approaches are inherently multidisciplinary, integrating concepts from Computer Science, Mathematics/Statistics, Physics, Data Science, and other fields. Ideal candidates will have demonstrated the interdisciplinary breadth needed to integrate concepts from other fields to improve mission performance in areas such as command and control, sensing, autonomous vehicles, logistics and sustainment, and Cyber. The applicant will also understand processing data from radar, ESM, infrared, and electro-optical sensors. The candidate will work with leaders and engineers throughout government and industry to develop new applications and products.

The Location:  Patuxent River, Maryland: 
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The Description: 
  • Sound knowledge of mathematics and computer science
  • Background in data science and analytics, perception for intelligent agents.
  • Experience programming in some combination of MATLAB, Python, and C/C++
  • Experience processing data from sensor platforms
  • Good communication and presentation skills
  • An exceptional individual interested in working collaboratively on challenging problems of importance to our nation’s defense

The successful candidate will have the minimum education and experience below:
  • Ideal candidate will have at least a Bachelor of Science degree in Math, Statistics, Computer Science, Electronics/Electrical Engineering, Physics, or similar field.  
  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 to 5 years’ experience in analyzing airborne sensors data, such as radar, ESM, electro-optical, infrared, etc.  Prior experience with Verification and Validation is a bonus.  
  • Able to develop custom scripts using Python, R, or MATLAB.
  • Strong critical thinking and an ability to solve problems independently.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication  
  • Capable of providing valuable input at high level program reviews, design reviews, and technical interchange meetings with senior program counterparts.  
  • An Active DoD active Secret clearance is required
Preferred qualifications: 
  • M.S. or PhD in Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or other quantitative focused degree
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience with real-time and/or high-performance computing environments, including use of GPUs, distributed computing, and cloud-based development
  • Experience in radar or sonar technologies, command and control systems, Cyber defense, or DoD mission areas.
  • Top Secret clearance eligible

AM Pierce & Associates offers a comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Accidental Death & Disability Coverage
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan, Safe Harbor Plan with Immediate Vesting 
  • FSA and HSA
  • Discretionary Profit Sharing Program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Professional development opportunities  
  • Incentive Programs
  • Awards and Recognition
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Will Preparation, Identity Theft Protection & Legal Support
  • Travel Assistance
  • Verizon Wireless Discount

AM Pierce & Associates complies with all Federal and State laws and regulations concerning Affirmative action and workplace equal opportunity; in further detail, AM Pierce & Associates does not discriminate in employment decisions (to include applicants and employees) on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, disability or protected veteran status.  AM Pierce & Associates takes affirmative action to ensure that equal opportunity is provided in all aspects of employment. AM Pierce & Associates does not take adverse employment actions against applicants and employees for asking about, discussing, or sharing information about their pay or the pay of their co-workers.  For more information regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, click here.

Individuals with disabilities who need assistance with the application process may call 240-718-3800.
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This is a full time position

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