Applied Physical Sciences (APS) is looking for highly motivated scientist holding a PhD in acoustics, mechanical or electrical engineering and 0-3 years’ experience to join our Concord, MA or Groton CT team. Successful candidates should demonstrate experience modeling and analysis of structural acoustic and underwater acoustic problems, including wave propagation in acoustic and elastic materials, scattering and radiation, signal processing and array processing. Successful candidates should also have experience in modeling advanced/ engineered materials.
This role will provide opportunities to investigate and develop solutions for complex multi-physics problems in collaboration with a variety of subject matter experts to in support of emerging national security challenges. Responsibilities will include developing numerical and analytic models of various structural acoustic phenomena, supporting test development and execution, post-processing of complex data sets to investigate observed phenomena, and the design and development of analysis tools for acoustic performance modeling.
APS is a growing research and development company specializing in creating novel technological solutions based on fundamental physics and science, where ideas are rapidly taken from first principals to fieldable prototypes and matured through rigorous testing and evaluation.
At APS you will work in a small company environment where technical excellence is rewarded and an entrepreneurial spirit is encouraged, and you will have the chance to work directly with colleagues and customers that value innovation and creativity. Our laboratories and manufacturing facilities provide the flexibility to rapidly build and field prototypes to address immediate needs, as well as experiment with new concepts for future systems.
Desired Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Understanding of acoustic propagation and scattering, signal and array processing.
• Strong foundation in finite element analysis, solid mechanics, and applied mathematics.
• Proficiency in MATLAB, some experience with Python would be advantageous
• Experience with acoustic testing and data analysis.
• Experience with control system design and analysis would be advantageous.
Required Education and Experience:
• Minimum: PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Applied Mathematics, or Applied Physics
• Preferred: 0-3 years of related engineering experience
APS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the General Dynamics Corporation, offers a small company environment including competitive salary, excellent benefits, and comfortable working conditions. An immediate position is open in the Concord, MA or Groton CT office. Candidates must possess or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and application using the links below, fax them to 860-448-3075, Attn: Janet, or mail to the company address. Please reference the requisition number and title of the position in the subject line of your submission.
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