Chief Research Scientist- Wireless

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Research, Wireless, Scientific, IT
Full Time

Job Description

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Perspecta Labs
Perspecta Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers' unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Perspecta that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Perspecta Labs is looking fora highly motivated individual tolead a team of researchers to develop cutting edge technologiesthatsolvethe nation'stoughesttechnical problems.Thesuccessful candidate willhave a track record ofleading teams,developingnew concepts,identifyingfunding opportunities, interfacingwith customers, and securingexternal funding for research efforts.Thecandidate willdisplay thought leadership and willbe responsible for setting thetechnical direction of work within the wireless systems and networks research lab. Projects within the labinvolve technologiesbroadly categorized as wireless systems, includingelectronic warfare (EW)systems, wireless communications, radar processing,multi-antenna signal processing. Many of the research topics are expected to be cross disciplinary and will involve some aspects of machine learning, as well.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Developing project opportunities and securing external funding.
  • Providing technical leadership within the department.
  • Leadingteamstoexecutecomplex projects.
  • Developingpartnerships and buildingrelationships with other organizations in the wireless community.
  • Interfacingwith external customers and representingthe organization at professional technical meetings and conferences.
Primary work location is Red Bank, NJ. Candidates may alternatively take an office in Basking Ridge, NJ.


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

  • This position requires verification of ship.
  • Demonstrated technical and project and group leadershipexperience.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain external funding.
  • Candidates must have at least an active Secret security clearance.
  • Strong written and spoken communications/presentation skills.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Company Information

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success, and we enable our customers to build a better nation. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_103187
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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