Job Overview

Summary

THIS ANNOUNCEMENT HAS BEEN AMENDED TO REFLECT A CHANGE IN THE CLOSING DATE.

Applications will be accepted from all interested qualified individuals.

This is an interdisciplinary job. Series assigned to individual positions under this job will be selected from the following list and will be determined based on the selectee's paramount qualifications at the time of selection.   Series include: 0801/ 0830/1515/1520/1550.

Salary for Scientific and Professional (ST)  positions in Army is normally between $120,749 and $167,000.   Pay is set based on consideration of selectee's current salary and other factors.
The Department of the Army is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Civilian employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army mission. They provide the skills that are not readily available in the military, but crucial to support military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army.

This is a Department of the Army Executive and Senior Professional Position.

The incumbent is a Department of the Army Senior Scientific and Professional (ST) employee engaged in Research & Development.

Duties

As the Army's Senior Research Scientist for Robotics/Intelligent Systems, you will be responsible for exploiting advanced robotics/intelligent systems to incrementally advance the state of the art inground vehicles, increasing their autonomy, by leveraging ground vehicle architectures, propulsion system controls, advanced survivability, sensor and communication systems, as well as vehicle crew station controls and design.  While assigned to the Research & Technology Integration Business Group Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), you will be responsible for broad theoretical and experimental programs in applied research and technology development in robotics/intelligent vehicle sciences and engineering in a laboratory setting.  As the foremost technical leader in Robotics/Intelligent system, you will represent and leverage all multidisciplinary research in government, academia and industry to form partnerships and transition the latest research into ground systems, advancing their controllability and intelligence.  As the Army's Senior Research Scientist for Robotics, you will provide mentoring, consultations, and stewardship for the creative technical pursuits of Army scientists and researchers in this dynamic field.  This incumbent will report directly to the Director, Research & Technology Integration, Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC).

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel
  • Occasional Travel (25% or Less)

Relocation Authorized

  • Yes
  • PERMANENT CHANGE OF STATION (PCS) MAY BE AUTHORIZED