Lead Defense/Space Systems Engineer (TS Clearance) with Security Clearance
Company: Mitre Corporation
Posted on: January 9, 2019
We are looking for motivated individuals who are interested in joining a team that is developing state of the art algorithms for autonomous sensor management, automatic target recognition, and synthetic cognition.-- -- The ideal candidate will have experience with the space domain and space operations and conduct and support research, application development, experimentation, and prototypes that support the enhancement of space system defensibility, resiliency, and survivability.-- Work closely with domain experts and have access to cutting-edge software to analyze large datasets, create new analytic tools, and address problems of critical National importance.-- This team is committed to strong collaboration, intellectual rigor, and prototyping ---game-changing--- and ---tip-of-the-spear--- operational solutions for our government sponsors.-- -- Key Functions: On a daily basis you---ll likely be doing one or more of the following, as suited to your skills: --- White-boarding (i.e., brainstorming and problem solving) with experienced technical staff to develop solutions for challenging problems in the fields listed above, working with a small team to implement/test those solutions, and quantifying their accuracy. --- Leverage the collective wisdom of the government, academia, industry, and other FFRDCs to create transformational impact, and help advance the field by sharing our research via publications and professional conferences. --- Analyzing data from cutting-edge sensor systems including EO, SAR, infrared, hyperspectral, and others, using data exploitations algorithms and scientific software tools. --- Performing field experiments to test new sensors and algorithms (e.g., EO, radar, and infrared imagery systems).-- -- Qualifications:-- - Demonstrated ability to build partnerships and champion technical advancements in the space domain. -- - Technical knowledge of Decision theory, Autonomous Systems, Operations Research, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, or Artificial Intelligence algorithms. -- - Ideally, familiarity with various Machine Learning techniques, Bayesian belief networks, Markov Decision Processes, and modeling and simulation tools for prototyping, testing, and evaluating algorithms in a team environment. -- - BS Degree, TS clearance, and 5+ years' related experience, preferably working technical challenges associated with remote sensing, applied statistics, or data mining. -- Desired Skills: -- --- Strong problem-solving skills and capable of working with scientists, analysts, and technical software developers.-- --- Domain knowledge of remote sensing modalities (Radar, Hyperspectral/Multispectral, EO/IR, SIGINT) and a keen desire to learn more about those modalities.-- --- Academic or practical experience with mathematics, statistics, and data mining.-- --- Development skills with C/C++, Java, C#, or other languages are a bonus.-- --- Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills Top Secret
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