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See below for our current job openings. If you are interested in these positions, please send your resume to moc.s1627339254citsu1627339254ocaen1627339254iram@1627339254ofni1627339254.

If there are no positions listed then we have no specific openings at this time. However, MAI is always looking for experienced individuals to enhance our technical capabilities. If you have an interest in joining our team, please send your resume to the email provided above.

Staff Accountant


Full time         

Marine Acoustics, Inc. (MAI) is an employee-owned scientific research and engineering company providing a diverse set of government and corporate clients with a broad spectrum of consulting and engineering services.  Our areas of expertise include services assisting clients in meeting environmental compliance requirements and in the development of naval undersea warfare systems.

MAI is seeking a Staff Accountant who will become part of a progressive, ambitious business with excellent benefits.  This position is an integral part of the company’s Finance and Human Resource Departments, reporting directly to the Company’s Chief Financial Officer. The position provides the opportunity for professional development in a supportive working environment, based on respect for each individual.  A career in accounting at MAI is more than just balancing assets and liabilities.  You will use innovative tools and wear many hats to fuel your growth and success – and ours.



  • Cost accounting to include accounts payable, accounts receivable, government reporting, timekeeping/payroll, and payroll taxes.
  • Will perform assigned accounting functions by utilizing accounting theory and practices in order to accurately record company financial transactions.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Ensure financial records are in compliance with internal process documentation, generally accepted accounting principles, corporate accounting policies/control standards, and applicable federal contracting regulations.
  • Prepare and record company financial transactions, preparing supplemental schedules as required.
  • Interface with management and company personnel as needed, regarding the status of accounting transactions and corrective actions required.
  • Assist and obtain information for financial audits.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (education, experience, skills)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • 0-2 years’ work experience in Accounting
  • Ability to analyze and interpret program financial data. PC Proficiency required in Microsoft office products with a strong emphasis on Excel.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) and work well in a team environment.
  • Motivated, organized, adaptable, and positive.
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Excellent organizational and task management skills
  • Detail-oriented, efficient at multi-tasking, and working individually.
  • Possess the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Maintain confidentiality and discretion at all times.
  • Must be a US citizen and have the ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life, and Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) and Profit Sharing
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Paid Vacations, Sick Time, and Holidays

Marine Acoustics, Inc is an equal opportunity employer

Java Core Developer

Java Core Developer/Architect Designer

Job Brief

Marine Acoustics, Inc. is looking for a full time Senior Java Developer/Architect Designer in order to manage the full software development life cycle of software projects. The preferred candidate should have at least 5 years of Java Developer/ Architect Designer experience or equivalent. If you have hands-on experience developing software and ready to create innovative solutions in underwater acoustics supporting environmental compliance and navy operations, we’d like to meet you. Ultimately, you will deploy and maintain functional, secure, and high-quality Java based applications. Great company, outstanding fringe benefits, and steady project work for years to come maintaining company proprietary software. On-site availability a necessity. SECRET security clearance is a must.


  • Identify and analyze user requirements
  • Prioritize, assign and execute tasks throughout the software development life cycle
  • Develop/maintain a Continuous Integration/Continuous Development (CI/CD) process for existing software builds
  • Write well-designed, efficient code
  • Review, test, and debug team members’ code
  • Schedule product releases with internal teams
  • Document development phases
  • Ensure applications are secure and up to date
  • Understand and create interfaces to other acoustic models.


  • Work experience as a Senior Java Developer/ Architect Designer or similar role (at least 5-years)
  • Experience building and testing Java Core applications
  • Experience with Object-Oriented Design (OOD)
  • Experience with software refactoring
  • Experience with high level software documentation, block/flow diagrams, use cases
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision and time management skills
  • Complex problem-solving and optimization capabilities
  • BS or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or Architecture
  • SECRET security clearance
  • Ability to work on-site

 Additional Skillsets Preferred (Not Necessarily Required)

  • JavaSwing and JavaFx GUI experience
  • Strong mathematics and/or physics skillset
  • Strong writing and communication skillset
  • Underwater acoustic modeling. (i.e. Bellhop, Parabolic Equation, CASS GRAB)
  • Spatial modeling and simulations
  • Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
  • Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning (AI/ML)


Marine Acoustics, Inc. Offices :

  • Primary: Arlington, VA
  • Secondary: Middletown, RI

Sonar Systems Engineer

Job Brief
Marine Acoustics, Inc. is seeking an experienced engineer to conduct testing, evaluation, and assessment of Navy sonar systems under development for the purpose of Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW). The position will also include research and development opportunities. The engineer would participate in the test, evaluation, and assessment of cutting edge ASW technology across a broad range of Navy development efforts. This work will lead to additional opportunities for research and development for advanced ASW technology efforts by Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems and professional growth within the company. 10 or more years of Navy ASW operational experience and/or equivalent work experience in an ASW related technical field desired. MS in mathematics, engineering, or physics academic background also desired, to include a strong Sonar signal processing base. Good facility with MATLAB and/or other analytical computer programming languages a must. On-site availability as well as the ability to travel and/or support at-sea testing as required. Must be able to hold a government security clearance.

• Work with and brief Navy Sponsors
• Participate in Navy Sonar Working Groups
• Develop and maintain Sonar analysis tools
• Support laboratory and/or at-sea testing
• Develop written reports and presentations

• 5 or more years of Navy ASW operational experience and/or equivalent work experience in an ASW related technical field
• BS or higher in mathematics, engineering or physics
• Familiarity with MATLAB and/or other analytical computer programming languages
• Strong technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills
• Effective oral and written communication abilities
• Be able to hold a government security clearance

Marine Acoustics Inc. Offices:
• Primary: Middletown, RI
• Secondary: Arlington, VA