Signal/Image Processing Engineer Staff | Lockheed Martin

Date Posted: 
Thursday, January 12, 2017

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Position Location: 
Denver, CO; Sunnyvale, CA; Valley Forge, PA
Job Description: 

Req ID : 376562BR_1

Job Code/Title : E2384:Signal/Image Prcss Engr Stf

Job Description : The successful applicant will develop image processing capability and data collection strategy aligned with current and future needs across Space Systems Company's remote sensing portfolio. The position will be part of the Optical Payload Center of Excellence to support enterprise wide objectives and leverage emerging capabilities for the benefit of multiple programs. Reponsibilities will include: algorithm design in the fields of image and video processing; characterization and organization of natural phenomena into systematic and meaningful patterns for the benefit of project advancement, product development, and operational implementation; conducting research, design, development, and verification of signal and image collection system requirements, and processing and dissemination computer algorithms; design, development and analysis of systems and algorithms for the extraction of information from signal and image sensors; rapid prototyping of algorithms in a Matlab or Python environment; implementation of algorithms in operational quality, high performance C++; evaluation emerging tools and opportunities to transition capabilities into standard toolkits; conducting trade studies and communicating results through technical reports and presentations; participation in intellectual property development, business capture process, and support customer engagement.


Basic Qualifications

  • BS in an engineering discipline, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics
  • At least 9 years (7 years with an MS degree, 4 years with a PhD) experience processing optical and/or SAR imagery
  • Solid understanding of multiple image phenomenology and modalities such as EO, MSI, PI, IR, hyperspectral, LIDAR, SAR, or polarimetric SAR. 
  • Experience with image calibration, formation, and exploitation
  • Experience developing and implementing in C++, Python, or Matlab

Desired skills

  • Advanced degree in an engineering discipline, Computer Science, Physics, or Mathematics
  • Experience developing and implementing change detection, 3D reconstruction, and video moving object detection, tracking algorithms, Computer Vision and Machine Learning. 
  • Experience with image compression techniques and standards
  • Experience with GDAL, FFmpeg, OpenCV, and Numpy/SciPy
  • Proposal experience 
  • Ability to explain complicated concepts in a straight forward manner that can be understood by the non-expert in the form of a briefing.

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