The National Systems Group serves as the technical adviser to the Intelligence Community and its mission partners involved in the collection and distribution of national and tactical intelligence, including electronics programs, ground and communications, imagery programs, and systems engineering and launch.
The GEOINT Innovations Office (GIO) under the NSG serves technical advisors to the National Security Space electro-optics programs. The Advanced Programs Division within GIO utilizes Aerospace's core competencies and cutting-edge technologies to support payload hardware development, acquisition, and operation of next generation electro-optic systems. Its strategic focus is applying strong systems engineering approaches to provide sound and objective technical recommendations and solutions.
This position can be located at Springfield, Va and/or Chantilly, VA
What You'll Be Doing
- Providing thought leadership and strategic advice to initialize, assess and monitor performance of a next generation geospatial imaging system
- Leading strategic perspective and technical oversight to algorithm development of Aerospace and contractor development activities to ensure sensor data provides mission utility accounting for collection conditions, dynamics and atmospheric impacts
- Coordinating matrix engineering support to aid in phenomenology characterization, assessment, and mission exploration
- Supporting development and monitoring execution of sensor initialization and operations tasks
- Providing on-site technical and programmatic support to the customer.
What You Need to be Successful
- Bachelor's degree in a relevant science, mathematics or engineering field
- 12+ years of progressively more responsible experience
- Experience with modeling of remote sensing instruments
- Familiarity with advanced phenomenology across the electro-optic spectrum
- Ability to effectively work across teams of government, Aerospace, SETA and contractors
- This position requires the ability to have and maintain a current and active TS/SSBI/SCI security clearance, which is issued by the U.S. government. U.S. citizenship is required to obtain a security clearance.
How You Can Stand Out
It would be impressive if you have one or more of these:
- Advanced degree in relevant science, mathematics or engineering field
- A proven history of applying first principles to modeling and algorithm challenges
- Past experience modeling and monitoring remote sensing operations performance
- Strong communication skills and be able to effectively coordinate exchanges between technical staff and the customer and management staff