Imagery Scientist

Key Role:

Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyzing data and solving problems in areas that include national security and homeland security. Analyze the development of new sensor systems, analytical techniques, or new applications for existing systems, as needed. Provide scientific analysis and products collected from the exploitation of thermal data. Support informational briefings for the purpose of educating analysts and managers on the capabilities of thermal data and their potential application. Provide technical or operational support to projects and programs.

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with thermal image processing, thermal image collections systems, or thermal image interpretation

-Knowledge of remote sensing, image science, thermal imagery, thermal radiation physics, and engineering

-Ability to apply principles of physics and engineering science to image science issues pertaining to thermal science

-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree in Physics, Engineering, Mathematics, or CS

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with the uses of thermal science for defense and national security applications

-Experience with using commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) systems for exploiting remote sensing imagery

-Knowledge of the geospatial applications of thermal science

Ability to apply science and engineering principles to government client issues


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

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