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MIT Lincoln Laboratory Entry Level Analyst in Lexington, Massachusetts

The Energy Systems Group is part of the Homeland Protection Division ( ) and focuses on assisting the Departments of Defense and Homeland Security in securing the nation from energy-related threats ( ). Our group works on diverse programs including domestic and tactical military base energy resilience, microgrids - energy systems that can operate independently from the bulk electric grid, cyber security of control systems that interface with energy systems, and development of advanced energy technologies. The group leads systems analysis efforts focusing on the gaps between infrastructure and operational requirements, executes live exercises for testing energy and cyber resilience posture, fields functional prototypes, and builds hardware-in-the-loop and real-time simulation testbeds. Projects are conducted in an intimate and small team environment, leveraging expertise from within Lincoln Laboratory to successfully execute nationally important and cutting-edge efforts.

Job Description

Our group is seeking highly motivated entry level scientists and engineers who are interested in solving challenging technical problems. Typical activities for our analysts include an array of tasks from energy systems modeling, data analysis, algorithm development, and hardware prototyping and demonstration support. We seek a candidate who will be flexible and proactive in developing/implementing leading-edge techniques for processing and analysis of varied data sets, working to develop new concepts and designs as program needs dictate. The candidate will work with an experienced and interdisciplinary team to learn about the energy systems group mission while developing and taking ownership of a career path matching their technical interests. Learn more about what our team does here


  • B.S./B.A. in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field with a strong background in physical sciences.

  • Proficiency in a high-level programming language such as MATLAB or Python

  • Ability to work independently or as part of team

    Desired Skills:

  • Prior real-world data or systems analysis experience

  • Experience in modeling, design, and/or prototyping of energy systems, renewable energy sources, and power electronics

  • Experience in data collection, signal processing, and the physics of sensor operation

  • Strong public speaking or technical communication

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Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

To safeguard our health and well-being, MIT Lincoln Laboratory requires COVID-19 vaccination for all employees. Individuals may request exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical or religious reason.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.

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