Applied Minds


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Founded in 2000, Applied Minds draws on the talents of nearly 150 employees and a network of subject matter experts to innovate by melding art, design, science, and engineering. We help organizations ask the right questions and then provide unexpected, yet powerful solutions. With a passion for inventing the future for our clients, we bring together brilliant and creative people from numerous disciplines into multidisciplinary teams to work on projects such as autonomous systems, command centers, modeling and simulation systems, robotics, spacecraft, UAVs, user experiences, vehicles, and more.


Equipped with outstanding tools and technology, collaborative spaces, an art department, and advanced fabrication and prototyping facilities, we work in an informal, creative environment that blurs the lines between disciplines.


If you have exceptional talent and passion, join Applied Minds and help us create for the ages.


Below you will find a list of currently open positions.  If you don’t see a position that interests you on our current list we encourage you to submit your resume through our general submission as our needs are always changing and you just may be the person we are looking for next. 


Applied Minds is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and as such make all employment related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

The Architect will provide leadership, oversight, and support on a wide range of commercial and government facilities projects. 
The Lighting Designer will work with the design team helping with lighting drawings on various projects. 
The Architectural/Revit Designer will work with a diverse design team on a variety of interior design and architecture projects that range in scope and scale. Will be working with the team to generate 3D models, 2D drawings and presentations for client and internal reviews/deliverables.
The Audio-Visual Design Engineer is responsible for audio-visual system design and implementation. The AV Design Engineer will assist a multi-disciplinary design team to layout audio-visual components, create schematic diagrams and line drawings, compile specification documents, assemble design documentation and generate cost estimates. This individual would be expected to build and demonstrate mock-ups of systems designs at both large and small scale.  With knowledge of state-of-the-art integrated audio, video, IT and control systems technology, this individual will successfully provide professional designs and systems engineering support required to take a project from inception to completion/integration and client acceptance.
The Creative Programmer is responsible for developing state-of-the art 3D Graphics based software for a wide range of applications, using a variety of technologies. They will work closely with UI/UX designers, graphic designers, scientists and subject matter experts.
The Director of Information Technology provides hands on leadership for a small team responsible for the design, deployment, operation, and support of the core computing environment for the company. This group provides standard IT services, including end user support, desktop/laptop support, file servers and data management, as well as productivity, messaging, collaboration, and source control applications. In addition, the organization supports business-critical financial and reporting systems, video conferencing, and resources specific to computational project deliverables. The Director will lead engagement with project teams in the design/requirements phase, jointly develop and deploy computing and data infrastructure appropriate to the project application requirements, and provide support throughout the project life cycle.
The Director of Talent Acquisition is a hands-on leadership role supporting the highly dynamic staffing of both full-time and freelance positions. Partnering with project and resource leadership, this individual will make significant contributions to project execution through the identification and successful recruiting of key technical talent.  Working with the HR Team, the Director of Talent Acquisition will build a successful recruiting culture in which employees throughout the organization are engaged in the recruiting process and are trained to be effective in their efforts to support the attraction of unique and exceptional talent.
The Electrical Engineer designs, develops, tests, and installs next generation electrical equipment, components, or systems. Design and improve electrical instruments, equipment, facilities, components, products, and systems for commercial, industrial, and military uses.  
The Embedded Systems Programmer will work as a key member of our multi-disciplinary team.  The ideal candidate will be responsible for system design, rapid prototype development, and implementation and will have a balance between analytical ability and practical implementation on hardware systems.
The Graphic Designer will work on several advanced technology and design projects collaborating with engineers, scientists, artists, designers, and inventors.
The Information System Security Manager's primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) programs, while supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.
The Production Show Set Designer is responsible for leading the development of drawings and drawing packages depicting design and art direction for all show and scenic components of a Project. As part of the Design team, this individual will assist the lead Designer or Creative Director in the development of details creatively integrating the myriad of show, facility, equipment and elements into the overall creative design.
The Senior Electrical Engineering Technician designs, installs, maintains and repairs wiring and electronic components, parts, equipment and systems.  Apply electrical theory and related knowledge to test, troubleshoot and modify electrical machinery, electrical control equipment and circuitry. 
The Software Architect is responsible for designing and developing a novel collaborative information management system architecture, containing a combination of custom-built and COTS software applications.  They will work closely with the end-users, UI/UX designers, graphic designers, scientists and subject matter experts.
Our Summer Interns gain valuable work experience in a fast-paced environment working on one of a kind projects. They gain hands on experience and have exposure to the latest technologies in software development, robotics, architecture, electronics, and fabrication.  We are looking for interns with skills in the following areas:   - Software Programming/Development - Image Processing Development - Electrical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Graphics Design - Architecture - Graphic and Interior Design - Robotics - Automotive Engineering
The Systems Administrator is an integral part of our small IT team supporting cutting-edge software/hardware systems and service platforms. This individual will implement and maintain enterprise class IT solutions, engage with daily IT support and operations, and provide input on the choice of technology resources required to support business initiatives.
The TechnicalProject Manager will convert the Founder’s vision into technical initiatives that deliver world-class innovative solutions. The selected individual will organize and coordinate the work of a variety of technical and creative contributors.
Our Summer Interns gain valuable work experience in a fast-paced environment working on one of a kind projects which involve a combination of design, development and testing on the team's various projects, as well as conceptual prototyping activities. Work is expected to include a mix of user interface and server-side code. Projects center around big data applications and include large-scale analytics and machine learning, coupled with innovative user interfaces.    Candidates will have knowledge of and experience in some or all of the following technologies: - HTML5 - Javascript - Python - Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, AfterEffects etc.)
The Web Application Developer is a key member of our software development team who develops innovative applications using a range of technologies.