Harris Corporation Lead Image Science Engineer in Herndon, Virginia

Lead Image Science Engineer 1/9/19EngineeringUSA - VA - Herndon




Job ID: SIS20190901-29536


Lead Image Science Engineer

Job ID: SIS20180901-29536

Job Location: Herndon, VA or Springfield, VA

Job Description:

Image Scientists are responsible for providing image expertise in support of developing analytical processes and tools as well as assessing image quality impacts associated with collection and processing for dissemination, archival, exploitation and display of digital imagery.

This position:

  • Provides image science expertise to conduct image/product quality analysis throughout TCPED chain.

  • Assess utility of image processing routines and advanced algorithms operating on today’s baseline and emerging remote sensing systems.

  • Investigates, analyzes and provides solutions to complex problems encountered by engineering services and quality control using standard engineering practices.

  • Authors technical documents and presentations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 9+ year of relevant systems engineering experience, or equivalent

  • An active TS/SCI security clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Minimum of 8 or more years of experience working with customer remotely sensed data

  • Experience maintaining Image/Product quality throughout TCPED chain

  • Experience with ENVI/IDL programming, MATLAB, Python, UNIX based scripting, and/or C++ programming.

  • Ability to develop and utilize image processing algorithms.

  • Experience with customer imaging systems and unique utility of different sensor modalities.

  • Experience with Advanced Geospatial Intelligence (AGI) and FSG (Full Spectrum GEOINT).

  • Experience with analysis, exploitation, advanced processing of Visible and IR electro-optical (EO) systems.

Security Clearance:

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:


LocationUSA - VA - Herndon