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Harris Corporation Lead Image Science Engineer in Springfield, Virginia

Lead Image Science Engineer 4/11/19EngineeringUSA - VA - Springfield




Job ID: SIS20191104-30884


Lead Image Science Engineer

Job ID: SIS20191104-30884

Job Location: Herndon, VA or Springfield, VA

Job Description:

  • Working closely with government staff to identify technical challenges and study plans to address technical gaps

  • Assist the Government in developing operational concepts (CONOPS), mission threads, and approaches to solving the most challenging remote sensing problems

  • Working as a liaison between the government, Harris, and other contractors in a fast-paced technical office

  • Work with subject matter experts and program management to define scope and requirements for work packages to include:

  • Modeling and Simulation

  • Studies and data analysis

  • Product definition, exploitation, and dissemination

Minimum Qualifications

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

  • 3-5 years of remote sensing technologies to including:

  • System Design

  • Ground Processing

  • Data Analytics

  • Algorithm Development

  • Modeling and Simulation

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Advanced degree in engineering, science, or related disciplines

  • Experience with advanced display and presentation technologies (e.g. Touchscreen appliances)

  • Ability to distill complicated technical concepts, briefs, and data outputs into succinct data products

  • Understanding of full spectrum remote sensing (UV through THz) and advanced remote sensing phenomenologies

  • Ability to operate in a Windows and Linux compute environments

  • AWS Cloud Computing

  • Ability to accommodate change through new tasking, and new tools

  • Desire to develop and apply creative solutions to a wide range of problems

  • Ability to quickly explain cutting-edge and complex technical concepts to non-technical audience

  • Excellent public speaking and advanced presentation skills

  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications, and modelling software

  • Organizing and leading programmatic and technical discussions with government and industry teams to initiate new program concepts and discuss program planning and execution approaches

  • A passion and pride in your work product and highest level of quality control

Security Clearance:

Please be aware this position requires the candidate to have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance. 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 and maintain eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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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.

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LocationUSA - VA - Springfield