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Imaging Scientist/Engineer Sr. - EOSL

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Atlanta, GA
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Imaging Scientist/Engineer Sr. - EOSL

ID: 493590
Type: Researchers
Location: Atlanta, GA
Categories: Algorithm Development, Artificial Intelligence, Avionics, Data Analytics/Science, Embedded Systems, Hardware Development/Design, High Performance Computing, Image Processing, IR, ISR & Tactical Systems, Lidar, Machine Learning, Modeling/Simulation, Robotics/Automated Systems, Sensors Integration, Sensors/Optics, Signal Processing, Software Development/Design, Testing

Job Description

This job is for a full-time research faculty position in the Electro-Optical Systems Innovation Division (EOSID) with the Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory (EOSL) at the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI). The main responsibility will be providing expertise in the full imaging chain to conceptualize, design, analyze, build, and test optical systems that meet customer requirements and internal research goals.The job provides opportunities to develop advanced technology and publish research.

EOSID’s research is performed in the areas of Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR), Intelligent Sensors and Imaging Systems (ISIS), and Active Electro-Optic Systems. Our team designs, builds, and tests the hardware in the entire imaging chain. Key technical areas include Hyperspectral and Multispectral Imaging Processing; EO System and Component Analysis and Characterization; Optical Imaging and Tagging; and Airborne Lidar System Design, Construction, and Operation for real-time topography, FOPEN, and bathymetry.

We offer a flexible work environment allowing each researcher to pursue his or her interests and strengths, integrated with the overall mission of the branch and the lab. If you have aspirations for an advanced degree, all the better. Because GTRI is a research unit within Georgia Tech, you can get your graduate school paid for and pursue an additional engineering, science or math degree you desire from a world class research institution. We highly encourage our research developers to pursue advanced technical degrees and professional development courses.

Education & Length of Experience

Senior Research Engineer/Scientist

  • A Master’s degree in Imaging Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Geomatics, Civil Engineering and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A Doctoral degree in Imaging Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, Geomatics, Civil Engineering and four (4) years of relevant full time experience.

• 7 years of professional or graduate experience

Duties related to this position are listed below with the estimated amount of time spent at each task:

1. Lead and contribute to key technical efforts in the analysis, construction, and design of optical systems for remote sensing applications. (65%)
2. Document work in memoranda, sponsor briefs, conference proceedings, and journal articles. Brief senior leadership and sponsors as required. (15%)
3. Support field integration, data collection, and other testing activities at test sites and facilities (travel may be required). (10%)
4. Participate in new business development efforts by contributing to white papers, RFI/RFP responses, and sponsor briefs, and by proposing new research areas suitable for internal research and development (IR&D) funding. (10%)

Qualified candidates at all degree levels (Bachelors, Masters, PhD) will be considered. Candidates should have education, experience, and/or expertise in one or more of the following:

- Satellite/Overhead imagery
- Geomatics/Geospatial Intelligence
- Machine learning, pattern recognition, and clustering
- Sensor data fusion
- EO/IR imaging systems
- Radiometric analysis
- Fourier optics
- Electro-optical/Image signal processing
- Point cloud processing
- Lidar (i.e., topographic, bathymetric, atmospheric)
- Hyperspectral imaging (HSI)
- Analytic geometry and advanced statistics

Additionally, candidates should have experience working with one or more of the following:

- Laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and/or data acquisition hardware/software
- Computational tools such as Matlab, Octave, and/or IDL
- Programming languages such as Python and/or C++
- Toolboxes such as CUDA, OpenGL, and Open CV
- ArcGIS

U.S. Citizenship Requirements

Due to our research contracts with the US federal government, candidates for this position are required to be US Citizens.

Clearance Type Required

Ability to obtain Secret Clearance upon hire

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) at Georgia Tech Research Institute aims to enhance the Institute’s mission of solving the world’s most complex technical problems by creating a workforce with a shared appreciation for diversity, raising awareness around inclusiveness, and fostering a sense of belonging and appreciation for all members of our community.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees. .



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