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Chief Wireless Research Scientist

Red Bank, NJ 07701
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Peraton Labs

Peraton Labs generates transformative applied research to fuel solutions for our customers unique challenges. We are a self-sustaining research center within Peraton that provides applied research and engineering to enable government agencies, utilities and commercial enterprises to fully exploit the future of communications, analytics and cyber security.


Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Requires 12 to 15 years with BS/BA or 10 to 13 years with MS/MA or 7 to 9 years with Ph.D.

  • This position requires verification of US Citizenship.
  • Demonstrated technical and project and group leadershipexperience.
  • Demonstrated ability to obtain external funding.
  • Candidates must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.
  • Strong written and spoken communications/presentation skills.


Peraton Labs is looking fora highly motivated individual tolead a team of researchers to develop cutting edge technologiesthatsolvethe nationstoughesttechnical problems.Thesuccessful candidate willhave a track record ofleading teams,developingnew concepts,identifyingfunding opportunities, interfacingwith customers, and securingexternal funding for research efforts.Thecandidate willdisplay thought leadership and willbe responsible for setting thetechnical direction of work within the wireless systems and networks research lab. Projects within the labinvolve technologiesbroadly categorized as wireless systems, includingelectronic warfare (EW)systems, wireless communications, radar processing,multi-antenna signal processing. Many of the research topics are expected to be cross disciplinary and will involve some aspects of machine learning, as well.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Developing project opportunities and securing external funding.
  • Providing technical leadership within the department.
  • Leadingteamstoexecutecomplex projects.
  • Developingpartnerships and buildingrelationships with other organizations in the wireless community.
  • Interfacingwith external customers and representingthe organization at professional technical meetings and conferences.

Primary work location is Red Bank, NJ. Candidates may alternatively take an office in Basking Ridge, NJ.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-10-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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