Senior Electromagnetic (EM) Scientist with Security Clearance

Riverside Research
Dayton, Ohio
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 09, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Riverside Overview Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. We provide high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country's most challenging technical problems. All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship. Position Overview Riverside Research is seeking an Electromagnetic (EM) Scientist with experience in electronic warfare (EW) and electronic protection (EP) to support work for the Engineering & Support Solutions Business Unit in Dayton, OH. A successful candidate for this position will perform independent verification and validation (V&V) of material solutions for electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and directed energy (DE). Additionally, the candidate will generate recommendations in the form of technical briefings, reports, and other analytic documents, and provide guidance to less experienced staff, review the work of others, authoritatively contribute to multi-functional analytic teams, and maintain currency in understanding nuclear technologies and trends. This position will also provide support by devising, evaluating, and recommending new methodologies and analytical tools under various stages of development, and by investigating and advising management regarding feasibility for complex projects. The SME position will be involved in managing programs and customer relationships across the DoD and DoE. The qualified candidate will provide extensive research, technical assessments, and policy recommendations, on existing and emerging technologies. This is a full-time position located at Wright-Patterson AFB. Responsibilities Responsibilities: Perform independent V&V of material solutions for EMP and DE Plan, organize, and execute in-lab and field measurements Perform data collection, analysis and management, document and present results Collate and process data collected from testing and customer interactions Design custom test setup visualizations in SolidWorks for fabrication and implementation to meet non-standard customer requirements Interact with government customer and industry across the Air Force Qualifications Minimum Requirements: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI and SAP clearance Bachelor's degree in physics or engineering with 5-8 years or MS Degree in Physics or Engineering with 3-5 years of experience Experience in EW and EP Advanced insight into characterization techniques and materials behavior Experience in measuring and modeling RF emissions and propagation Familiar with network analyzer, oscilloscope, RF component and antenna operations Proficient in Python, Matlab, COMSOL and SolidWorks Digital signal processing (DSP) and software defined radio (SDR) experience Ability to work in confined spaces Ability to lift 50 lbs Able to travel up to 25% of the year including weekends and domestic and internationally (valid US Passport or ability to obtain one) Desired Requirements: Active TS/SCI Experience with RF shielding materials Expertise in radiation transport and nuclear environments Understanding of basic radiation propagation Experience with ionizing radiation Global Comp $140000 to $190000 This represents the typical compensation range for this position based on experience, location and other factors. Closing Statement Riverside Research Institute is a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, where service to our customers and support of our staff is our overall mission. Riverside is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. Riverside offers comprehensive compensation and benefit packages to our employees.
Riverside bases its employment decisions solely on technical experience, qualifications and other job-related criteria related to our organizational purpose as a not-for-profit company, and without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, veteran's status or any other status legally protected by applicable federal, state, and local law.