The Leidos Innovations Center currently has an opening for a senior signal processing engineer in Southern California. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to support the design and development of new space sensing capabilities on a variety of programs. We are looking for candidates that have expertise in processing infrared data from space-based sensors in support of missile warning, missile defense, technical intelligence, battlespace awareness and civil/environmental.
The Senior Signal Processing Engineer will be the program’s lead for defining, implementing and testing end-to-end mission data processing algorithms to detect and track targets in infrared data. This includes understanding existing and new approaches for processing the data and working with the software development team to implement and demonstrate the performance of the algorithms against a wide range of conditions. Emphasis is in real-time algorithms that leverage advancements in computer vision for automated and autonomous operation. Knowledge of infrared phenomenology and tracking algorithms is important to supplement the primary tasks related to processing the mission data.
The successful candidate will interface with customers and understand their needs, communicating the requirements and timeline for their system plan. Being able to clearly communicate concepts using both written and oral methods is essential. Will work with a diverse team to ensure projects are completed effectively and efficiently.
Requires Masters with 15 plus years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 plus years of prior relevant experience. Experience processing data from Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) systems or similar space-based sensors is required. Recent experience with innovative new processing techniques is also a must. Must have at least a Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI desired.
Knowledge of military methods, tactics and systems is desired as they relate to operating and using space-based systems. Understanding of GPUs, FPGA and DSP processing concepts as well as understanding of electrical engineering is a highly desired skill.
External Referral Bonus
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Signal Processing Engineering
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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