4 days old

Sensor Engineer

White Sands, NM 88002
Responsibilities

Peraton is a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nations most complex challenges.Our team of engineers, analysts, and developers work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.We continually push ourselvesto respond, to adapt, to go further.

When you join Peraton, you ally yourself with some of the smartest, most dedicated people in the industry. From mission domain experts with decades of experience, to engineers and developers using the latest agile techniques, you will find a team of people youll be proud to learn from and work with.

Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many waysnot only through highly competitive salaries and benefits packages, but also with the opportunity to create a meaningful impact on projects that matter. We will provide you the flexibility to shape a role that helps develop the career you want.

Responsibilities

Peraton is looking for a SENSOR SYSTEMS ENGINEER to join a skilled, highly respected and long-standing team supporting New Capabilities Integration efforts for emerging systems. The successful candidate will support product evaluations, quality studies, new product initializations, and/or product algorithm assessments. Candidate should have a working understanding and practical application of modeling components of the image path to include sensor, detector, atmospheric, and material properties. Familiarity with current GEOINT systems and products will be necessary to develop, assess, and execute test and verification methodologies. Activities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sensor modeling; decomposing product formation elements to quantify the overall quality of the image chain
  • Algorithm assessment to quantify the performance of a product given desire mission application
  • Performing baseline assessment of system performance to support sensor initialization
  • Operational monitoring of system performance over time
  • Responding to detected errors and artifacts by recommending possible causes and corrective actions

Qualifications

Required:

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Requires 8 to 10 years with BS/BA or 6 to 8 years with MS/MA or 3 to 5 years with PhD.

  • Experienced in EO Image Science (Phenomenology, Sensor technology, Image Processing)

  • Experience working with GEOINT EO imaging platforms
  • Understanding of Image chain analysis to include sensor modeling, signal quality and noise, optics, detector calibration, and image processing of pixel data.
  • Understanding and application of image quality standards, scales, metrics and image quality equations.
  • Applied knowledge of sensor imaging systems, products, and exploitation processes
  • Understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle to include independent testing and data verification
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Willingness to learn, solve problems and perform in a dynamic work environment

Desired:

  • Degree in Image Science, Electrical Engineering, or Physics
  • Understanding of the GEOINT enterprise TCPED process
  • Experience working in a DoD or IC operational environment
  • Experience working on Product Initialization teams
  • Understanding of Machine Learning and Neural Network algorithms
  • Experience developing engineering code (e.g. C, Python, Matlab, IDL) to solve hard problems and create processes for repeatable results.

About Peraton

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are 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.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Industry

  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-05-06 Expires: 2021-06-07

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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