SDSU Research Foundation

  • Experimental Design and Statistical Analysis Support for Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) Research Project (53-7007)

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  • Overview

    This Statement of Work covers the need for the services of a college student to provide technical and/or analytical support in the field of Computer Science for the MK18 project. The purpose of the project is to integrate and transition into the Fleet new technologies to support Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) operations.


    The U.S. Navy has deployed the MK18 Mod 1 and 2 UUVs for U.S. Navy shallow water mine countermeasures (MCM) and hydrographic reconnaissance operations. The UUVs in the MK18 Family of Systems are pre-programmed and designed to scan waters for targets or threats while offering the Fleet vital information for required for planning Navy operations.


    The contractor shall assist the work sponsor developing and maintaining a testbed designed to capture human performance in the MK18 domain. Some support to usability and human factors evaluations may also be required.  The contractor shall assist the work sponsor by:


    • Working with the team to establish future testbed requirements,
    • Supporting required pilot testing and usability studies,
    • Designing and testing testbed designs enhancements,
    • Documenting testbed design enhancements to the current code.


    Minimum Qualifications:  


    Undergraduate Level 3: Computer Science major (Senior). 


    • Required Course Work:  C#, Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL related course work.

    Additional Qualifications desired:

    •  Window Forms Library and SQL Server database experience desired.


    This position will require the employee to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance

    Due to the regulations established by the Department of Defense, only US Citizens may qualify
    This is a student position and is limited to working 20 hours per week
    This position will remain open until filled
    San Diego State University Research Foundation is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer


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