• Radar Scientist - Sr. Level

    ID
    2019-1744
    Job Location
    US-VA-Reston
  • Overview

    ***** This Contract is Pending Award *****

     

    Senior Radar Scientist will use advanced imaging radar physics, specifically Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), research and quantitative analysis techniques to provide imagery science services in support of GEOINT and All-Source analysis.

    Responsibilities

    •    Develop, validate, and implement radar processing techniques to solve complex issues
    •    Perform research with little guidance and independently write reports detailing methods, results, and impacts to assigned issues
    •    Interact directly with customers as requirements arise and devise an optimal approach to processing and scientifically analyzing radar data in a timely manner given the available tools and techniques
    •    Perform ad-hoc informational briefings and training for the purpose of educating analysts and managers as to the capabilities of imagery data processing and its benefit
    •    Participate in forums and conferences and potentially support technical information or case study presentations.
    Act as coordination liaison with peers in the community.

    Qualifications

    Advanced degree, Ph. D preferred, in imaging science, remote sensing, earth science or similar science field
    • 20+ years of relevant professional experience
    • Deep understanding of mathematical and computational principles of image formation
    • Experience performing quantitative and qualitative research and delivering briefings based upon the resulting work/accomplishments
    • Knowledge of national and commercial imaging system exploitation techniques, phenomenologies, methodologies, and processing techniques
    • Published image science reports and/or authored new procedures/methods to create innovative approaches to solve complex problems
    • Proficiency using image processing and geostatistical research tools (i.e. ENVI, ERDAS, R, MATLAB, etc.)
    • Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills, and the ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels

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