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Algorithm Developer - Statistical Estimation/Resource Management

Company: STR
Location: Woburn
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:


About the Team

STR's Analytics Division researches and develops novel technologies to solve challenging national security problems through advanced analytics. Our team consists of passionate and motivated engineers and scientists with advanced degrees in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics, and data science. We use our expertise and creativity to take innovative ideas from conception to mature implementation in order to improve mission success of our customers.

The Signals Exploitation and Tracking (SET) Group in the Analytics Division focuses on applying machine learning, statistics, estimation, and information theory algorithms for signals exploitation, target tracking, and system resource management.

The Role

As an Algorithm Developer at STR, you will help develop disruptive technologies focused on estimation theory, prediction and system resource management. You will create and implement algorithms, design and conduct robust experiments and analysis, collaborate with multi-disciplinary project teams and interact with customers. You will explore fascinating datasets, develop cutting-edge algorithmic techniques, and solve high-impact, unique problems for our customers. We are looking for someone to join our team onsite as this position is based primarily in the Woburn, MA office.

Who You Are

Hold a BS or MS (or equivalent experience) in a scientific field such as applied math, physics, electrical engineering, data science
Have experience with estimation theory and/or optimization
Able to perform experiment design, performance modeling and simulation runs, and associated test verification and performance analysis
Proficient in systems simulation capabilities, Monte Carlo methods, data structures

Even Better

Have expertise using Python or MATLAB for scientific programming, algorithm development, data analysis, and complex visualizations (e.g. NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Matplotlib)
Have experience with common software development tools (e.g. Git, UNIX, Anaconda, Docker)
Have experience in intelligence or military-related mission areas
Able to communicate technical foundations of models and algorithms
Able to work and collaborate on multi-disciplinary teams

STR is a rapidly growing technology company with locations north of Boston, MA, Arlington, VA and near Dayton, OH. We specialize in advanced research and development for defense, intelligence, and national security, trying to understand how to protect our society: from stopping malicious botnet attacks, to understanding cyber vulnerabilities, providing next generation sensors, radar, sonar, communications, and electronic warfare to developing artificial intelligence algorithms and analytics to make sense of the complexity that is exploding around us.

STR is committed to creating a collaborative learning environment that supports deep technical understanding and recognizes the contributions and achievements of all team members. Our work is challenging, but you go home at night knowing that you pushed the forefront of technology and made the world a little safer. We recognize that the world is changing, that it is becoming more connected than ever before, making things change faster than before, and reshaping society in the process. We all want to understand this changing world and leave it better for our work.

STR is not just any company. Our people, culture, and attitude along with their unique set of skills, experiences, and perspectives put us on a trajectory to change the world. We can't do it alone, though - we need fellow trailblazers. If you are one, join our team and help to keep our society safe! Visit us at for more info.

STR is an equal opportunity employer. We are fully dedicated to hiring the most qualified candidate regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation and pregnancy), marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any portion of the employment process, email us at and provide your contact info.

Pursuant to applicable federal law and regulations, positions at STR require employees to obtain national security clearances and satisfy the requirements for compliance with export control and other applicable laws.

Keywords: STR, Boston , Algorithm Developer - Statistical Estimation/Resource Management, Executive , Woburn, Massachusetts

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