Applied Physicist in Herndon, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 2/27/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0024184

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Applied Physicist

Key Role:

Apply a background in applied physics to studying feasibility and analyzing the development of a methodology to measure regional atmospheric turbulence using remote sensing systems. Propose methods using signal processing, FFT spectral analysis, and time-domain kilohertz spectrometry at in-situ and standoff range in a laboratory environment. Process and combine data from various image and video sources by automatically or semi-automatically extracting contextual and pattern information. Develop and apply algorithms to data sources acquired at different times, scales, orientations, and signal quality levels. Plan and conduct assignments generally involving the larger and more or important projects or more than one project. Liaise other departments, divisions, and organizations, as needed. Evaluate progress and results and recommend major changes in procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

-12+ years of experience with scientific R&D

-Experience with programming in Matlab

-Experience with signal processing and FFT spectral analysis

-Experience with advanced automated image processing techniques

-Ability to obtain a security clearance required

-BA or BS degree required

Additional Qualifications:

-TS/SCI clearance preferred

-MA or MS degree preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

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