Engineering Manager - Software and Algorithms

Boulder, Colorado
Apr 16, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Position Type
Engineer, Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
SciTec has been awarded multiple government contracts and is growing our creative Team! SciTec, Inc. is a dynamic small business with the mission to deliver advanced sensor data processing technologies and scientific instrumentation capabilities in support of National Security and Defense. We support customers throughout the Department of Defense and U.S. Government in building innovative new tools to deliver unique world-class data exploitation capabilities.

SciTec has an immediate opportunity for a talented Algorithm Technical Lead to support programs focusing on Image and Digital Signal Processing, State Estimation, and Classification for exploitation of data from remote sensing systems (ground-based, airborne and space-based). The Technical Lead's key responsibilities include providing guidance and development of technical baselines as well as development and mentorship of technical staff. This individual must have strong project organizational skills that empowers technical teams to meet program objectives. An ability to communicate with business leadership, program management, and customer stakeholders is essential for this position. Candidates should have a passion for learning, teaching, and developing cutting-edge technology.


Providing technical guidance to teams aligned with program milestones
Communicating with Business Leadership and Program Management to establish program objectives, assessing risks, and establishing Agile program plans
Researching new data processing algorithms and analysis techniques for remote sensor data exploitation
Developing proof-of-concept signal processing, image processing, and data exploitation tools in languages such as MATLAB, Python, and C++
Characterizing quality/performance of algorithms and sensor systems
Software development of algorithms supporting Signal and Image Processing, State Estimation, and Classification in Python and C++
Other duties as assigned


8+ years ongoing academic or professional experience working with Python, MATLAB, or C++
3+ years of experience of designing technical software applications using Agile processes
5+ years ongoing academic or professional experience with state estimation, signal processing, or statistics
Demonstrated ability to effectively lead teams in delivering technical software applications
Identifies technical risks and provides risk reduction strategies to meet program objectives
Experience developing Agile plans for technical development
Ability to build strong team relationships and mentor technical staff
Ability to communicate with Business Leadership, Program Management, and customer stakeholders
Experience with developing technology for defense community stakeholders in data exploitation technologies
Strong problem solving, interpersonal, and organizational skills
Good verbal and written communication skills
Candidate must possess a bachelor's degree in physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science
Candidate must be able to obtain and keep a SECRET DoD security clearance
Candidate must be able to support complex data analysis
Detail oriented
Good verbal and written communication skills

Candidates who have one or more of the following skills will be preferred

Advanced degree in the physical sciences, mathematics, engineering, or computer science
Experience with exploitation of Electro-Optical/Infrared (EO/IR), Multi-/Hyper-spectral Imagery (MSI/HSI), Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR), or Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) data.
Advanced experience with machine learning, image processing, and/or filtering algorithms and their application to data extraction and classification
Current DoD security clearance

Resumes, Cover Letters, and Applications which are generated by AI will not be considered for employment.


SciTec offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package, including:

Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
3% Fully Vested Company 401K Contribution (no employee contribution required)
100% company paid HSA Medical insurance, with a choice of 2 buy-up options
80% company paid Dental insurance
100% company paid Vision insurance
100% company paid Life insurance
100% company paid Long-term Disability insurance
100% company paid Hospital Indemnity insurance
Voluntary Accident and Critical Illness insurance
Short-term Disability insurance
Annual Profit-Sharing Plan
Discretionary Performance Bonus
Paid Parental Leave
Generous Paid Time Off, including Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
Flexible Work Hours

The pay range for this position is $130,000 - $201,000 / year. SciTec considers several factors when extending an offer of employment, including but not limited to the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills. This is not a guarantee of compensation.

SciTec is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.