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Job Description

Entry level or early career Physicist / Algorithm Engineerto support design and development of several tactical and strategic systems insupport of US Army and Air Force programs as part of the Systems Engineeringteam.

Position Responsibilities:

* Develop models and simulations (preferably in Matlab or Simulink)to support design trade space analyses, system performance, weaponeffectiveness, and operations analysis
* Estimate theoretical optical, infrared, radar, and seismicsensor performance against both real-world and simulated datasets
* Perform fault analysis in resolving test issues duringin-house and in-field test activities
* Develop, test, and optimize algorithms used for targetdetection, classification, and engagement
* Collaborate with mechanical, electrical, and softwaredesign teams to predict and improve system performance throughout developmentphase
* Influence System Requirements Definition that flow down toSystem Design and Software Development
* Preparing and presenting ideas for new/improved systems,addressing cost, schedule, and risks

Expertise in one or more of the following optional areaswill be useful in this position:

* Control Systems

* Image / Signal Processing

* Data Analysis

* Dynamics

Education Requirements:

* Advanced Degree is required. Master's or PhD in either Physics orAerospace, Aeronautical, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

Position Requirements:

* Required to obtain and hold a Secret level securityclearance.

About textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company with a global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with solutions and services around the globe. The Company operates its business through five operating segments. Four of the Company's operating segments represent its manufacturing businesses: Cessna, Bell, Textron Systems and Industrial. The fifth segment consists of its Finance business. Cessna has four major product lines: Citation business jets, Caravan single engine turboprops, Cessna single engine piston aircraft and aftermarket services. Textron Systems provides products to the defense, aerospace and general aviation markets. The Industrial segment includes the Company's Kautex, Greenlee, E-Z-GO and Jacobsen businesses. Finance segment consists of Textron Financial Corporation, a diversified commercial finance company. In April 2009, it completed the sale of HR Textron to Woodward Governor Company.