Senior Scientist - EO Remote Sensing and Imaging with Security Clearance

General Dynamics Information Technology
Chantilly, Virginia
Jun 23, 2024
Jul 10, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
REQ#: RQ172541 Requisition Type: Regular Your Impact Own your opportunity to serve as a critical component of our nation's safety and security. Make an impact by using your expertise to protect our country from threats. Job Description What you bring to the table: A TS/SCI security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our General Dynamic facility, U.S. citizenship is required.
Fluency in Python and C/C++ required with AWS/Cloud development/computing and OpenCV experience.
Expert at applying technical standards and methodologies to resolve issues in creative ways and help company meet financial and business objectives.
Experience in statistical principles and probability theory, image segmentation, automated quantitative evaluation of image data, and feature extraction is highly desired.
Familiarity with spatial image processing and analysis, and geospatial information system (GIS) algorithms.
Familiarity with data science including analysis and reduction techniques, numerical algorithms, control systems, big data, and deep learning concepts.
Comprehensive understanding of image detection, segmentation, classification, and data fusion. Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Senior Scientist working at a company facility in Chantilly VA with image data processing experience that is committed to pushing the limits of truly advanced technologies. At General Dynamics Information Technology, we create the products and services that help our service members, intelligence community, and first responders keep our nation safe. The work we do is advanced and requires a security clearance. If you want to put your talent in the spotlight, it's waiting for you right now, right here. We apply advanced technologies such as Digital Signal Processing, Analytics, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Cloud computing to solve our customer and mission challenges. As a Senior Scientist, you'll work with a team of extraordinary scientists, engineers, and analysts. You will develop algorithms and software, and unique approaches to image data processing and exploitation for use in the latest ground processing architectures. You will also work with existing, advanced algorithms and software for automated target recognition, change detection, multi-source data fusion, and tracking. Areas of expertise includes: Design, develop, and test advanced, automated feature extraction algorithms.
Extraction of information from large geospatial/spectral datasets.
Development of processing architectures and software for use with customer systems and sensors.
Explore new machine learning and artificial intelligence approaches for automated object detection, feature extraction/target state estimation, multi-source data fusion, and much more.
Document developed algorithms and transition them to the software team for incorporation into the production code base. Understanding of problem and technical approach based on underlying mathematical/heuristic models.
Prototyping/proof-of-concept demonstrations: Ability to demonstrate that your ideas work on real data in real processing environments and meet critical mission requirements.
Develop evaluation techniques and processes. Develop performance metrics. Test algorithms and measure performance under different operating conditions. Document results.
Support operations with the ability to diagnose/fix problems after algorithms/software are integrated into and run within a larger system in operational environments.
Expansion of current capabilities: Add to existing algorithms/code bases to create new/expanded capabilities providing new functionality to enhance products and services.
Experience with profiling and optimizing source codes.
Strong fundamentals in data structures and algorithms.
Support technical proposal/report writing with the ability to communicate ideas clearly making use of graphs, graphics, images, and equations when needed.
Provide customers and General Dynamics leadership briefings: Ability to communicate complex ideas to audiences with a wide range of education and interest in technical details. Some customers simply want to understand the basic idea. Ability to go deep when needed. From inventing new products or enhancing existing applications, your talent and leadership abilities will be front and center. The ideal candidate for this position is comfortable working independently, and in small groups, to develop ideas that meet customer needs. They are highly motivated to write proposals and develop new ideas and carry through phases of scientific research and software development from initial physical equations of phenomenology to demonstration pseudo-code, to fully documented and tested large scale scientific software running in the newest cloud-based, ground processing architectures. What you'll experience: Technologies that are top-notch.
A team of bold thinkers committed to exploring what's next.
Opportunities to gain new knowledge through advanced research and development cycles driven by mission critical requirements.
Small team environment where your voice is heard and direct involvement with a customer solving their immediate problems.
State of the art facility company facility with on premise perks, gym, walking trails, and close by amenities. What sets you apart: Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Very strong knowledge of technology trends and the ability to champion new ideas, products, and process improvements.
Passion to make a difference for our country in support of critical national security missions. Educational/Experience Requirements:
Masters or PhD in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Image Science, Remote Sensing, Optics, or other Physical Science or Engineering degree is required. A Masters and 12 years or PhD with 10 years of relevant experience with a TS/SCI clearance is also required. Post-degree work experience and post-doctoral work experience counts towards experience. GDIT IS YOUR PLACE: 401K with company match
Comprehensive health and wellness packages
Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays Work Requirements .cls-1 fill:none;stroke:;stroke-miterlimit:10;stroke-width:2px Years of Experience 10 + years of related experience may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree .cls-2 fill:none;stroke:;stroke-miterlimit:10;stroke-width:2px Certification Travel Required None .cls-3 fill:none;stroke:;stroke-miterlimit:10 Citizenship U.S. Citizenship Required Salary and Benefit Information The likely salary range for this position is $152,737 - $206,645. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range. View information about benefits and our total rewards program. About Our Work We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.