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Sr Specialist, Image Science Engineer (TS/SCI)

Herndon, Virginia; Rochester, New York; Melbourne, Florida

Job ID SAS20211210-70771
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Overview

On the L3Harris team, your job is to secure the world. We don’t work here just for the advanced technology and equipment: We work here because we know what – and who – we’re protecting. From families to the intelligence community, and from our climate to our men and women in uniform – we’re making the world a safer place. Working in Software with L3Harris you'll join our team of qualified, diverse individuals and work in a fast-paced environment with high expectations, global scope, and a collaborative team setting.

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Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Description:

Job Title: Sr Specialist, Image Science Engineer (TS/SCI)

Job Code: SAS2021210-70771

Job Location: Melborune, FL OR Rochester, NY OR Herndon, VA

Job Description:

Image Scientists are responsible for providing image expertise in support of developing analytical processes and tools as well as assessing image quality impacts associated with collection and processing for dissemination, archival, exploitation and display of digital imagery. An image scientist focused on Modeling, Simulation, & Analysis (MSA) works to model image sensing systems, utilizes those models to simulate data produced by the systems, and analyzes simulated results in comparison to desired data quality.

Essential Functions:

  • Provides image science expertise to conduct image/product quality analysis throughout TCPED chain.
  • Assess utility of image processing routines and advanced algorithms operating on today’s baseline and emerging remote sensing systems.
  • Investigates, analyzes, and provides solutions to complex problems encountered by engineering services and quality control using standard engineering practices.
  • Authors technical documents and presentations
  • Ability to perform system trade studies based on first principals

Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Optics, Physics, Imaging Science, Mathematics, or Engineering equivalent with 6 years of experience; or 4+ years relevant experience with a Graduate Degree.
  • Solid mathematical background with relevancy to signal processing, image processing, or statistical analysis.
  • 6+ years of experience with MATLAB, Python, UNIX based scripting, and/or C++ programming.
  • 6+ years of experience working with remotely sensed data.
  • 6+ years of experience maintaining Image/Product Quality throughout TCPED Chain.
  • 6+ years of Experience in data and problem analysis, creative problem solving and design thinking.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • An understanding of image processing techniques and software tools.
  • Knowledge of ground processing architectures and image processing algorithms for passive remote sensing systems.
  • Experience as a Technical Contributor developing solutions for customers, e.g. image processing algorithms, engineering tools to interrogate/measure various characteristics of image data.
  • Ability to develop engineering-level (not production-level) software routines in Python, C, C++, or MATLAB.
  • Exposure to analysis, exploitation, advanced processing of Visible and IR electro-optical (EO) systems.
  • Experience with 3D model creation or use of 3D models in scene creation
  • Experience with DIRSIG for scene simulation generation

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

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    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
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