Image Scientist in Springfield, VA

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Aerospace & Defense   •  

5 - 7 years

Posted 7 weeks ago


  • Provide analysis and collaborate with other analysts and image scientists and product quality teams to advise on product performance; analyze production data and metrics
  • Be the subject matter expert with in-depth knowledge of remote sensing, image processing, for Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR).
  • Perform end-to-end system monitoring and troubleshooting from system collection to processing when issues arise; assess performance and production data using technical performance measures; report information clearly to the government and the user community
  • Research and analyze technical data, concepts, and effectiveness of the operational and product environment
  • Monitor production systems to ensure successful customers mission by providing accurate and relevant products in a timely manner and to assist the team in optimizing collection and exploitation of imagery data
  • Provide scientific analysis support to full spectrum GEOINT (FSG) data and collaborate with other imagery and geospatial analysts and provide assessments of current intelligence issues
  • Be proactive in making recommendations for efficiency improvements
  • Maintain and improve operational courses as well as teach and develop additional curriculum for specific tasks
  • Be flexible and assist in other duties as needed by the customer and mission

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to obtain a CI poly
  • Requires 4-8 years of relevant experience
  • Requires a Bachelors degree
  • Knowledge of Advanced Geospatial Intelligence methodologies
  • Experience with image science/phenomenology
  • Experience with SAR/Radar sensors; experience with SAR/Radar anomalous signatures and how to mitigate
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to meet time critical needs/demands with close attention to detail

Desired skills:

  • Demonstrated understanding of user needs and operational products and quality
  • Demonstrated capability and success working in a customer environment with a multi-contractor, geographically diverse team
  • Formal training/previous work experiences in product quality techniques and assessment in relation to GEOINT products, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), or remote sensing