Job Description

Signal and Image Processing Engineer

Contract 3+ years, 40 hours weekly

Work from home:
Remote schedule TBD by hiring manager based on the need of the Lab

Clearance:
Candidates must have an ACTIVE CLEARANCE in order to be considered for this position

Description:
Researches, designs, develops and verifies signal and image collection systems, and defines and develops processing and dissemination computer algorithms. Develops requirements analysis, system architecture, and integrates new signal and image capture and processing technology systems. Designs, develops and analyzes systems for the extraction of information from sensors. Systems utilization includes implementation of signal and image processing with advanced computer architectures.

The Interceptor and Sensor Technology Group supports the development of advanced technologies and systems for application to sensors and interceptor missiles to be used in future surveillance, ballistic missile defense and air defense systems. The Group is currently supporting programs in the development of air and space-based visible/IR surveillance and tracking for ballistic missile defense. The group is also developing and evaluating seeker and missile system technology. These programs cover a range of activities including advanced electro-optical sensors and algorithms, mission simulations and modeling, laboratory and field/flight tests, and data reduction and analysis.

The group has a need for an experienced algorithm developer with expertise in optical phenomenology, modelling and simulation to support multiple programs. This individual will develop analysis tools and algorithms to interface with sensors, data, extract data, integrate advanced algorithms, build and maintain databased, created visualizations, and perform system studies.

Responsibilities to included but not limited to:
•Support the maintenance, and development of tools to perform analysis for system studies, algorithm evaluation, and advanced concept prototyping.
•Provide support within a focused and multidisciplinary team to understand missile flyout modeling, missile design trades, optical signature modeling and performance analysis.
•Provide continuous support with tool and algorithm development as well as system analysis tasks in response to sponsor tasking. This may include an increased independent role in algorithm development, prototyping, and analysis

Must Have:
•MATLAB
•Data analysis
•Must be able to work in a multidisciplinary team and meet deadlines
•Strong communication skills
•Ability to present findings/resumes to technical staff and management when required
•PhD in Electrical Eng., Mechanical Eng., Aerospace Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or related areas. Additional 3 years minimum experience or a MS plus 5 years minimum experience required.

Preferred:
•Background in radar data analysis, IR sensor analysis and missile guidance and control
 

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