Entry-Level Analyst Job at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, MA

  • MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Lexington, MA

Job Description


Working closely with the departments of Defense, Homeland Security, and Energy, the Energy Systems Group () designs energy solutions for the military and help bolster the U.S. energy infrastructure's resilience against natural and man-made threats. Our power system and controls engineers use real-time, regional, and interdependent simulations of energy infrastructure to protect power grids against large-scale outages. We design microgrids that can disconnect from the utility grid to serve communities during disasters while minimizing fuel use. Our systems analysts identify improved architectures for energy systems at defense sites, and our cybersecurity experts develop the foundation for secure control systems for industrial processes. Our staff serve as technical advisors to Department of Defense agencies, guiding investments in energy research and addressing the technical gaps in defense energy systems. We work with MIT and other universities to apply their basic energy research to energy challenges faced by the military, such as extending the range of unmanned vehicles. We are actively expanding our portfolio of resilience work to include related infrastructure sectors like water and threats like climate impacts. P rojects are conducted in a team environment, leveraging expertise from within our Homeland Protection mission area () and the broader Laboratory to successfully execute nationally important and cutting-edge efforts.



Job Description


Our group is seeking highly motivated entry level scientists and engineers who are interested in solving challenging technical problems. Typical activities for our analysts include energy systems modeling, data analysis, algorithm development, hardware prototyping, and supporting demonstration, testing and evaluation activities. We seek a candidate who will be flexible and proactive in developing/ implementing leading-edge techniques for processing and analysis of varied data sets, and working to develop new concepts and designs as program needs dictate. The candidate will work with an experienced and interdisciplinary team to learn about the energy systems group missions and developing and taking ownership of a career path matching their technical interests. Learn more about what our team does here




  • B.S./B.A. in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Computer

Science, or related field with a strong background in physical sciences.

  • Proficiency in a high-level programming language such as Python or MATLAB
  • Ability to work independently and as part of team


Desired Skills:

  • Prior real-world data or systems analysis experience
  • Experience in modeling, design, and/ or prototyping of energy systems, renewable energy sources, and power electronics
  • Experience in data collection, signal processing, and the physics of sensor operation
  • Strong public speaking or technical communication experience


At MIT Lincoln Laboratory, our exceptional career opportunities include many outstanding benefits to help you stay healthy, feel supported, and enjoy a fulfilling work-life balance. Benefits offered to employees include: 

  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision plans
  • MIT-funded pension
  • Matching 401K
  • Paid leave (including vacation, sick, parental, military, etc.)
  • Tuition reimbursement and continuing education programs
  • Mentorship programs
  • A range of work-life balance options
  • ... and much more!

Please visit our Benefits page for more information. As an employee of MIT, you can also take advantage of  other voluntary benefits, discounts and perks .

Selected candidate will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level DoD security clearance.

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.


Requisition ID: [[41220]] 


Job Tags

Flexible hours,

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