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    This is an interdisciplinary position and may be filled by a General Engineer (0801 series), a Mechanical Engineer (0830-series), a Computer Engineer (0854-series), an Electronics Engineer (0855-series), or a Computer Scientist (1550-series).

    The ND-5 pay band encompasses positions equivalent to the GS-14 and GS-15. The salary range shown in the announcement represents all of the positions within the band. Salary is capped to the GS- 14 Step 10 (currently $134,038)."

    The selectee for this position will serve as an Autonomy Lead (ND-05) in the Unmanned Systems, Automation and Processing Division within the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Panama City Division of the NAVSURFWARFCTR PANAMA CITY DIVISION. As an Autonomy Lead, incumbent will be responsible for leading a group of Engineers and Scientists in the development of autonomy algorithms, developing algorithms related to automation, autonomy in unmanned systems, and leading in the creation of a roadmap to plan the development and application of unmanned systems automation, autonomy, and controls algorithms/technologies to address challenges associated with the Mine Warfare, Expeditionary Warfare, Special Operations, and Diving and Life Support mission areas.

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    • You will be conducting research in unmanned systems automation and autonomy and publish that research in peer-reviewed journals.
    • You will be maintaining current Department of Defense and Department of Navy strategic goals with regard to unmanned systems.
    • You will be developing requirements, assessing designs,and analyzing/characterizing performance for unmanned systems autonomy and control algorithms.
    • You will be directing technical personnel by providing guidance, mentoring,and vision, while allowing flexibility for innovation and creativity.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel is dependent upon position description and availability of funding.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/492102200. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.