Location: Fairborn, Ohio
Engineer II – Acoustical Science Research
Join a collaborative team of scientists and engineers on the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Physical Acoustics and Noise Team. In support of Department of Defense program objectives, study a wide range of topics in the acoustics domain to enhance the safety, readiness, and performance of Airmen working in varied and often noisy acoustic environments.
What You’ll Do:
• Conduct basic and applied research.
• Collect data.
• Develop models.
• Analyze military aircraft, rocket, and impulse noise sources.
• Analyze hearing protection, acoustic environments, communication, and human performance.
• Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
• Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
• Perform other duties as necessary.
What You’ll Need:
• BS degree or higher in Engineering or a related technical field is required plus 5 or more years related experience.
• Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
• Degree in Physics preferred.
• Experience with acoustic signal processing (Python or MATLAB desired).
• A publication record demonstrating strong written and verbal communication of technical ideas.
• Experience in acoustic data collection (National Instruments systems and LabVIEW programming skills preferred).
• Discipline and focus to achieve high-priority team goals, with willingness to respond quickly to changing requirements.
• Work is performed in an office, laboratory, production floor, or cleanroom, outdoors or remote research environment.
• May occasionally work in production work centers where use of protective equipment and gear is required.
• May access other facilities in various weather conditions.
• Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
Follow this link to apply directly on our website: Engineer II- Acoustical Science Research- 13413