Riverside Research is an independent National Security Nonprofit dedicated to research and development in the national interest. With revenues of $125M+, and a staff of more than 630, Riverside Research provides high-end technical services, research and development, and prototype solutions to some of the country’s most challenging technical problems. Riverside Research also supports advanced technical education and collaborates widely with university researchers.

The company was formed from a respected research laboratory at Columbia University and has a current focus on technical areas including Radar systems, Optics and Photonics, Electromagnetics, Plasma physics, Geoint, Masint, Systems Engineering, and Modeling & Simulation.

Riverside Research’s open innovation R&D model encourages both internal and external collaboration to accelerate innovation, advance science, and expand market opportunities. In 2015, Riverside Research expanded its facility in Dayton, OH, adding a 30,000 square-foot Open Innovation Center (OIC). The OIC is a collaborative R&D environment that fosters creativity, synergy, and ultimately delivers innovative solutions to current and anticipated challenges. The OIC sets the standard for collaborative innovation and is dedicated to promoting research across the company. Riverside Research has additional research facilities in Boston, MA; New York, NY; Centreville, VA; and Champaign, IL.

 

 

Job Number: 866

Riverside research is seeking a full-time Technical Project Coordinator to lead the planning and coordination activities associated with the field deployment of a multi-site system. This individual will provide support to internal modeling assessments and design activities related to the fabrication of an IR calibration system.  They will be responsible for planning all outreach activities associated with site feasibility assessments and site selection, and will coordinate with site POCs to facilitate site visits and support site evaluations.  Strong communication and organizational skills are required.  Periodic travel required.  

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. Citizenship.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical support to site characterization and modeling efforts
  • Support the design, build and test activities of an IR Calibration system
  • Coordinate with team members on the selection of candidate deployment sites
  • Lead communication and outreach with site POCs to coordinate operations logistics 
  • Travel to sites to perform site surveys
  • Identify and document candidate deployment site strengths and weaknesses
  • Develop and present briefings on project status
  • Support program technical interchange meetings and reviews
  • Ability to work and interact with technically and organizationally diverse personnel

Required Qualifications:

  • Must be clearable (able to obtain and maintain a clearance up to TS/SCI)
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in a technical field (e.g., engineering, meteorology, mathematics or physics)
  • Experience supporting complex projects, short deadlines, and competing priorities with distributed teams
  • Demonstrated initiative, sound judgment, and ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Open to regular travel across the United States (25%)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of remote sensing principles
  • Experience building hardware prototypes and strong problem solving skills
  • SECRET Security Clearance
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

 

Riverside Research does not mandate COVID vaccination as a condition of employment. However, proof of vaccination or negative test may be required to enter certain government facilities and sites. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site-specific requirements. To protect the health and safety of its employees, their families, and to comply with customer requirements, the company requires all employees to disclose vaccination status (upon hire). 

 

Riverside Research strives to be one of America's premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. We continue to add experienced and technically astute staff who are highly motivated to help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers deliver world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

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