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Visiting Researcher

Kent, WA 98058

Posted: 01/02/2019 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Software Job Number: 19253

Position Title: Visiting Researcher

Position Description: Protingent has an opportunity for a Visiting Researcher in Kent, WA.

Job Qualifications:                                                                           
  • Current member of the external research community (i.e. faculty members, faculty research associates, tenured researchers at Research Centers and Laboratories) in the area of aeronautics & astronautics, computer science, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, applied and engineering physics, or related field
  • Experience with one or more of the following specialties: power; propulsion; fluids; avionics; communications; navigation; software; guidance; control; autonomous operations; robotics; entry, descent, and landing; materials; structures; manufacturing; data science; thermal management; space logistics; environmental control and life support systems; human accommodations 
  • Versed in the challenges, technologies, and historical system solutions endemic to the space environment
  • Capable of working both independently and in small team environments; must have excellent problem-solving skills and be driven by challenging problems
  • Highly self-motivated, organized, and capable of planning and guiding complex technical work
  • Excellent technical writing and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience in applying research to relevant industry problems
  • Interest and/or experience in working with hardware
  • Experience with proposal leadership and support; experience working with and proposing to U.S. Government research agencies

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

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