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    About the Position:
    The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is participating in an alternative personnel system known as the Laboratory Personnel Demonstration Project. Among other features, the Demonstration Project replaced GS grade levels with occupational families and pay bands. The pay band DB-03 is equivalent to the former GS-12 Step 01 through GS-14 Step 10.

    This position is located at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG) which is in Harford County, Maryland, along the Northern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay. APG sits on more than 72,500 acres and offers recreation, sports, golf, pools, and child/day care facilities.

    The Research Laboratory is recognized as a frontier for Army research programs with substantial affect on national defense issues and new technology areas. To learn more about the Army Research Laboratory you can check their website at http://www.arl.army.mil/.

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    Responsibilities

    In this position you will serve as a scientist or engineer carrying out research and development activities for the Ballistic & NBC Division within the Survivability/Lethality Analysis Directorate at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD. Work involves performing electrical, mechanical, or aerospace engineering level vulnerability/lethality (V/L) analyses of ground and air systems, algorithm development to characterize threat-target interaction and the target component, subsystem, and system performance degradation; experiments to develop empirical data set and understand target-threat interaction phenomena; and engineering level vulnerability reduction studies. Expertise, knowledge and skills include weapon and target design and operation, application of engineering principles to V/L analysis of combat systems, experimental design principles, failure modes and effects analysis, and probability and statistics.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status

    No

  • Job family (Series)

    0830 Mechanical Engineering

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