Electro-Optical Research and Development | Applied Technology, Inc.

Date Posted: 
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Position Location: 
Washington, D.C
Job Description: 

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY (ATI), a small business providing science and engineering support services, currently has job openings in electro-optical research and development at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, D.C. The positions include tasking primarily in  electro- optical (EO) modeling and simulation and scene generation, and secondarily in EO analytical, experimental, and field testing areas. The following are specialty skills required for these positions:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and be eligible for a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • BS/MS/PhD in one of the following disciplines:
    • Physics
    • Electrical Engineering
    • Computer Engineering/Computer Science with specialty in Geometric and Visual Computing (GVC)
    • Mechanical Engineering with experience in thermal management and CAD
  • 1-3 years of experience in the following:
    • MatLab, C++ programming, Python, shell scripting, and CMake
    • Visual Studio, Intel, GNU C++, and FORTRAN compilers
    • Windows and Linux environments
    • Scene generation, with a strong understanding of:
      • Light physics, propagation, surface properties, bidirectional reflection distribution function (BRDF), perspective, z-buffering, texture, shadows
      • Meshing techniques
  • Image processing
  • Operating electro-optical instrumentation
  • Interfacing instruments
  • Instrumentation calibration and data reduction and analysis techniques
  • Basic understanding of meteorology, remote sensing imaging and spectral radiometry, and infrared technologies
  • Good verbal and writing skills
  • Willingness to periodically travel in support of field tests

ATI provides above fair-market salaries, extensive employee fringe benefits, and participation in its Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) retirement program.


If you meet the above criteria and are interested in working in Washington, D.C., at the Naval Research Laboratory, send your resume and transcript to:


Applied Technology, Inc. Attn: Human Resources 5200 Potomac Drive King George, VA 22485 540-663-0050 (phone)

540-663-4284 (fax)