Sensor Engineer in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton

Date Posted: 1/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Number: R0021822

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.

Sensor Engineer

Key Role:

Provide professional services to a fast-moving, high-risk government research and development client serving as an expert in the principles and application of electrical engineering towards development of occupancy sensor technologies. Work with world-class scientists in driving forward research efforts in a broad base of energy-related research and development areas. Complete studies and various requests for scientific and engineering assistance in the fields of human presence sensing and people counting sensors, CO2 sensors, and associated verification and validation test plan development. Work directly with program directors, in a team, including a focus on moving high risk, high reward technologies to market. Provide technical and strategic assessments of new technologies, learn about adjacent technical areas quickly and synthesize information in support of senior decision-makers. Conduct background research and outreach for evaluating the feasibility and the commercial applications of new technological concepts. Be the lead assisting with technical program management, program development, and briefing materials for specific agency R&D programs. This position is located in Washington, DC.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with authoring technical papers, reports, or program plans for technical and non-technical audiences

-5+ years of experience with relevant postdoctoral or industry research; and/or consulting

-2+ years of experience in a leadership position with research related to electronics integration

-Experience with use of machine learning, as applied to sensor data

-Experience with RADAR, RFID, and similar systems

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

-PhD degree

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience in a consulting environment a plus

-Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

-Ability to exhibit flexibility, adaptability, and work in a collaborative team environment

-Ability to be a proactive problem solver and work independently

-Possession of excellent client service skills

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication and analytical skills

-Possession of excellent organizational skills

-Possession of excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task efficiently and effectively

-PhD degree in EE, Physics, or related is 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.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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