• Integrated Systems Health Research Lead

    Location US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    Requisition #
    Full Time
    Security Clearance
    Public Trust
    Job Category
    Systems Engineering
  • Overview

    Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. We bring the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise with a reputation for independence and objectivity. We support a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transportation, healthcare, environmental sustainability, and enterprise engineering. Learn more at noblis.org/about.


    Why work at a Noblis company?

    Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public.


    Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.


    NASA Ames has an ongoing requirement for scientific research, application development, and deployment of advanced information systems technology.  This is a critical requirement to the NASA mission and other federal government projects.  Join the Noblis team and help NASA research, design and develop next generation technologies that will shape the future of air and space flight missions and operations.


    Noblis is looking for qualified candidates to fill a position leading multiple teams of scientist and engineers in the areas of integrated systems health management (ISHM) research and development. The place of performance for this role is Mountain View, CA and the role will directly report to the Program Manager. This position will provide leadership and direction to researchers and engineering teams in the following areas:

    • Development of diagnostic and prognostic algorithms and standards and metrics for measuring systems performance and predictive health management
    • Advanced technologies and leading edge projects utilizing ISHM system technologies
    • Investigation of system hazards, risk, component fault behavior, and damage progression
    • Research and develop tools using machine learning, artificial intelligence, and optimization techniques to develop predictive analytics capabilities for the purposes of early risk identification and mitigation
    • Applied physics and Quantum computing


    Required Qualifications:

    • MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or equivalent degree and 10 years related experience (or PhD and 5 years)
    • Proven leadership and management experience of multiple concurrent science, research and engineering teams
    • History of working within R&D environments and proven record of applying cutting edge science into missions and operations
    • Research experience and interest in one or more of the following areas:
        • Machine learning applied towards anomaly detection and precursor identification
        • Multi-physics modeling and optimization
        • Quantum optimization
        • Diagnostics and prognostics (state awareness, fault modeling, fault progression, uncertainty management, optimal decision making)


     Desired Qualifications:

    • PhD preferred
    • Experience working on NASA R&D efforts, flight systems, space systems, or ground systems
    • Recent publications in the software research and engineering domain
    • Recognized thought leader with history of participating in industry events, conferences, and speaking panels

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