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Image Science Engineer (TS/SCI) (NY/FL/VA/CA)


Job Title: Image Science Engineer
Job Code:  SAS20200704-44047
Job Location: Rochester, NY; Melbourne, FL; Herndon, VA; or Los Angeles, CA

Job Description:

Image Scientists are responsible for providing image expertise in support of developing analytical processes and tools as well as assessing image quality impacts associated with collection and processing for dissemination, archival, exploitation and display of digital imagery.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides image science expertise to conduct image/product quality analysis throughout TCPED chain.
  • Assess utility of image processing routines and advanced algorithms operating on today’s baseline and emerging remote sensing systems.
  • Investigates, analyzes and provides solutions to complex problems encountered by engineering services and quality control using standard engineering practices.
  • Authors technical documents and presentations.


    • Active DoD Top Secret or TS/SCI security clearance.
    • Requires a Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience, or 2 years post-Secondary/ Associates Degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior related experience, or a Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.  The degree must be in Imaging Science, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent.
    • Experience in data and problem analysis, creative problem solving and design thinking.

      Preferred Additional Skills:

      • At least 1 year of experience working with remotely sensed data.
      • An understanding of image processing techniques and software tools.
      • Knowledge of ground processing architectures and image processing algorithms for passive remote sensing systems.
      • Experience as a Technical Contributor developing solutions for customers, e.g. image processing algorithms, engineering tools to interrogate/measure various characteristics of image data.
      • Ability to develop engineering-level (not production-level) software routines in Python, C, C++, or Matlab.
      • Experience with ENVI/IDL programming, MATLAB, Python, UNIX based scripting, and/or C++ programming.
      • Exposure to Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) and FSG (Full Spectrum GEOINT).
      • Exposure to analysis, exploitation, advanced processing of Visible and IR electro-optical (EO) systems.


Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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