The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Remote Sensor Scientist to work in NCE on the RECON project, in support of the NGA's Research Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in an R&D environment and support critical warfighter missions. Examples of potential projects include: image reconstruction, object detection and tracking, feature extraction and classification, machine learning, signal processing, and radiometric analysis.
Assessment and measurement of SAR image quality
Development of SAR data processing algorithms and software
Advanced SAR tool design, application programming interfaces (APIs) between SAR tools and commercial Electronic Light Table (ELT) systems, complex SAR file format processing
Analysis of effectiveness of COTS and GOTS algorithms and tools in SAR analysis and visualization
Rapid prototyping to support SAR related research activities
SAR image quality, SAR image science, image and signal processing
Nonliteral SAR exploitation, advance SAR image processing, image visualization and analysis
Applications research into the effectiveness and utility of advanced aspects of SAR phenomenology
SAR phenomenology research national space and airborne, commercial and foreign overhead SAR single look complex (SLC) data formats and exploitation
Community SAR standards to include the Sensor Independent Complex Data (SICD) and Sensor Independent Derived Data (SIDD) file formats.
SAR tool and LT plug-in APIs, and interactive, near-real time data processing and visualization.
MA/MS degree and nine (9) years of experience; OR nineteen (19) years of relevant experience in lieu of degree. Degree in physics or engineering strongly preferred.
Active TS/SCI with Poly.
Ability to learn new concepts and apply them to meet research objectives.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Signal Processing Engineering
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