Digital Prospectors Navigation Algorithm Software Engineer - Active Clearance required in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Navigation Algorithm Software Engineer - Active Clearance required

Cambridge, MA

Job Type: Contract

Recruiter: Russell Carter at

Phone: 603.215.7066

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Job Title: Navigation Algorithm Software Engineer

Location : Cambridge, MA

Duration: 6+ Months

Candidates need to be a US Citizen as the Laboratory is a cleared facility.

A Secret Clearance without Incident or the ability to acquire a security clearance is required for this role.


Our client is seeking an engineer experienced in navigation, estimation, and sensor fusion. The engineer should have relevant experience with sensor systems including inertial, GPS, electro-optical or infrared cameras, star cameras, radar, or signals of opportunity navigation. An engineer with hands-on experience in project execution and in developing, and validating real-time algorithms and software is preferred. This work will require strong analytical and problem solving capabilities. It will also require strong teamwork skills.


  • B.S or M.S. in Engineering or Computer Science with 2 years’ experience

  • Project experience involving GPS Navigation system development

  • Demonstrated record of successful project execution

  • Programming experience in C, C++, MATLAB, and Simulink

Active Secret Clearance required

POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

We have placed many talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!

Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges.

The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds – AND THEY ARE HIRING!

Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!

Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) – OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.


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