NATO STO-CMRE – Medior Scientist Interoperability and Security – 1 position

Job Title: (Medior) Scientist, Interoperability and Security

Basic MONTHLY salary (12x per year): 5378,03

Appointment will be subject to receipt of a NATO SECRET security clearance (provided by the national Authorities of the selected candidate) and approval of the candidate’s medical file by the CMRE Medical Adviser.
Do you have experience working with Maritime Unmanned Systems, in particular with Command, Control, and Communications (C3)? Are you interested in working in an International Organization located on the Ligurian Coast of Italy? CMRE is looking for a scientist to contribute to the development of NATO standards for enabling military operations with coordination of multiple heterogeneous Maritime Unmanned Systems, and Man-Unmanned Teaming.
The position is in the Maritime Unmanned Systems Enablers programme within our Research Division. The Research Division is responsible for identifying, developing and delivering Science & Technology (S&T) solutions to the needs of the Alliance in the maritime domain.
The Division leads the development of CMRE’s scientific strategy and through its capability in ocean sensing, numerical modelling, big data analytics, artificial intelligence and autonomy, delivers the Centre’s S&T goals while maintaining CMRE’s reputation within the scientific community.
The expected scientific focus is the area of coordination and collaboration of heterogeneous Maritime Unmanned systems, where CMRE aims at developing data models and secure command and control architectures. Being part of a horizontal programme, the scientist will work in close collaboration with researchers in the Anti-Submarine Warfare, Mine Countermeasures, Maritime Surveillance, Military Oceanography, Engineering and Information Technologies Programmes to support the overall execution of the CMRE Programme of Work.

Reporting to a Project Leader or a Section Head and working within a matrix structure, the incumbent leads and/or contributes to:
Conceptual aspects and development of C3 system architectures for distributed heterogeneous MUS;
Conceptual aspects of software service design supporting MUS C3;
Conceptual aspects related to unmanned systems co-assurance for safety and security;
Standardization efforts to achieve interoperability of unmanned system of systems



Experience in Maritime Unmanned Systems development;
Experience in design and development of Command and Control Architectures for Unmanned Systems;
Experience in the practical usage of software and data modelling tools
Programming: knowledge of, at least, one of the following programming languages, the knowledge of more programming languages will be considered a plus:
Solid knowledge and scientific experience in physics, mathematics, engineering or related fields, demonstrated by a record of accomplishment of scientific and/or technical publications in the fields of Unmanned Systems, Software Architecture, Communications Engineering, or related field(s);
Excellent skills in documenting the work done and reporting scientific results in technical and/or scientific publications;
Demonstrated ability to coordinate work of a team;

A minimum requirement of a Bachelor’s degree at a nationally recognised/certified University in a related discipline (e.g. computer science, physics, mathematics, engineering etc.) and 2 years post-related experience in computer science, physics, mathematics, engineering or in a related field with a specific focus on robotics.
Exceptionally, the lack of a university degree may be compensated by the demonstration of a candidate’s particular abilities or experience that is/are of interest to CMRE, that is, at least 6 years extensive and progressive expertise in duties related to the function of the post.

Language Requirements:
A thorough knowledge of one of the two NATO languages, both written and spoken, is essential and some knowledge of the other is desirable.
English SLP 3333
NOTE: Most of the work of CMRE is conducted in the English language.

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Closing Date: 18 December 2022

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