DARPA Senior Scientist & Engineer, VA_ARLINGTON

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Arlington, VA

DARPA Senior Scientist & Engineer
Arlington, Virginia, United States

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DARPA Senior Scientist & Engineer


CENTRA Technology, Inc. (an Amentum Company) is a leading provider of engineering, scientific, and program management support services.   We are at the forefront of breakthrough technology development and demonstration programs in multiple areas, including hypersonics, Unmanned Air Vehicle and Autonomous Systems, advanced sensors, propulsion, aircraft and space science systems.  

Centra Technology is currently seeking talented, enthusiastic, and dynamic individuals to support DARPA and Space Development Agency in formulating, coordinating, monitoring, and transitioning advanced research and development programs to the U. S. military. Applicants must possess superior oral and written communications skills.   Candidates should be self-starters capable of working both independently and as part of a team.   

Desired areas of initial technical exposure include:

Air systems
Ground systems
Maritime systems
Space Systems 

Technical and management responsibilities may include:

Providing technical support in monitoring the execution of advanced technology development and prototype demonstration programs
Performing independent technical assessments and feasibility analyses of new technologies and system designs
Attending, monitoring, and reporting on system field testing and demonstrations
Supporting technical interchange meetings and design reviews
Developing and running simulation models
Support the Identifying and implementing new program concepts
Providing program management and acquisition support
Authoring program status briefings and technical reports
CONUS travel – 25%



Sr Level: BS with 13-20 years or MS with 10 years
Experience in relevant commercial or defense-related systems development programs
Managed and lead small IPT and employees requiring annual salary reviews
An active Secret and ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
Ability to work in a dynamic team environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills

Desired qualifications:

Experience in commercial or defense-related technology research and/or development programs



Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.


Security Clearance Required: Yes

Amentum / Equal Opportunity Employer

JBAMN R0079659 2023. 03. 10

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