Advanced Imaging Engineer (TS/SCI) with Security Clearance

MAXAR Technologies
Ypsilanti, Michigan
Jun 21, 2024
Jul 04, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Please review the job details below. Maxar Technologies is seeking an Advanced Imaging Research Scientist to join our Sensor Programs team in Ypsilanti MI (on-site, full-time). Our team collaborates on development projects with staff at other Maxar locations and we routinely work with other companies who share our commitment to our customers and their missions. The Sensor Programs team develops specialized, innovative new sources of geospatial data, analytic methods, software and engineering services. Our work transforms how customers support global mapping and intelligence missions at scale, revealing unique information and insights. We contribute to integrated space solutions by harnessing and applying disruptive technologies. Imaging Research and Development: We are at the forefront of pioneering novel imaging systems that include state-of-the-art hardware, algorithms, and processing, enabling new remote sensing concepts and systems. Our teams integrate highly talented individuals with science and engineering backgrounds who work together to build solutions for users in the defense and intelligence communities. We solve tough problems and are looking for like-minded research and developers to grow our team and address new challenges. Responsibilities: Focus on science, rather than efficiency.
Prototype ideas in Python or MATLAB.
Integrate results into our operational software baseline, reusing existing components where possible.
Develop these systems for operational testing environments (terrestrial, airborne, shipborne, space).
Assist integration of the systems into production and operations. Benefits: Work-life balance: to include flexible working opportunities and generous time off.
Family-first benefits: like adoption reimbursement, pet insurance and mental health resources.
Educational perks: such as student loan repayment, paid certifications and tuition reimbursement.
Career growth opportunities: including an internal mobility program and leadership training and development.
Diversified healthcare and investment: options including multiple medical plans, a stock purchase program and 401(k). Required Qualifications: U.S. Citizen with a TS/SCI security clearance.
Degree in Optics, Electrical Engineering, or other related technical field.
B.S. and 5+ years of experience with optical imaging systems or optical image processing OR M.S. and 3+ years of experience.
Programming experience with coding tools (Python or MATLAB). Preferred Qualifications: Familiarity with higher-level coding tools like GPU.
An ability to develop and exercise algorithms to quantify performance of imaging systems as a function of key parameters and organize results in clear presentations.
An ability to contribute to cutting-edge imaging-related business-development proposals, with the goal of becoming a technical lead on related future contracts. Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate's unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is: $89,000.00 - $147,000.00 annually. Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law. Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.