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Image Scientist

Springfield, VA 22150
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Responsibilities

Image scientist will support:

  • Product evaluations, quality studies, new product initializations, product algorithm assessments, or develop image quality equations to quantify the expected quality of a system given various parameters.
  • Candidate should have a working understanding and practical application of modeling components of the image path to include sensor, detector, atmospheric, and material properties.
  • Simulation and modeling experience and ability to develop algorithm description documentation for software development is needed.
  • Familiarity with current GEOINT systems, products and development, as well as exploitation software packages will be necessary to develop test and verification methodologies.

Specific sub-tasks and activities to be performed 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
  • Generation of image quality equations
  • Relating NIIRS to physical characteristics of the image change

Qualifications

Required:

  • Must have or willing to obtain a security clearance and Poly

Desired:

  • A STEM Master's Degree:
    • Imaging Science; Physics, Electrical Engineering (or other engineering), Optics/Optical Engineering
    • Computer Science, Data Science, and/or Mathematics (combined with complimentary experience

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: 2021-05-12 Expires: 2021-06-11

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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