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Signal and Image Processing Engineer ( R-00069491 )

Aerospace and Aviation




Dayton, Ohio, United States


Job Description:

The Leidos Innovation Center (LInC) is seeking, a Signal and Image Processing Engineer to join our growing, high-performance team executing applied research and development in electro-optical (EO) technology. You will primarily work on-site at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH where you will develop and interpret algorithms, use, and analyze data from EO/IR systems and instrumentation to support program objectives of critical importance to the US Air Force.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Apply signal and image processing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems including: automating data analysis, characterize existing and new sensor systems, develop new and improved data analysis techniques.
  • Develop, model, and test algorithms in MATLAB and SIMULINK.
  • Develop synthetic data for algorithm tradespace analysis.
  • Analyze results from simulation or real data to identify root causes and trends.
  • Apply statistical methods to ensure results are complete and accurate.
  • Learn and understand analog and digital signal flow and processing in various sensor systems.
  • Apply signal and image processing techniques to extract desired information.
  • Collaborate with members of a diverse technical team and customer stakeholders to determine requirements and relevant technical approaches.
  • Develop test plans and document results in test report.

Basic Qualifications

To be successful in this role you will need the following skills:

  • Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or similar field, and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • Strong understanding of MATLAB and SIMULINK.
  • Familiarity with object oriented programing.
  • Experience with Linux
  • Understanding of signal processing for analog and digital systems.
  • Understanding of image processing techniques.
  • Application of the scientific method to complex systems, including the ability to define and execute tests, reduce data, and perform statistical analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Leadership, project management, presentation, and collaboration skills.
  • Produce reports documenting methods and reasoning, choice of methods selected, and results with error analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret or higher clearance.
  • Master’s in Engineering or similar field.
  • Experience with other programming languages like Python, C/C++, or Java
  • Experience with EO/IR systems.
  • Experience with infrared focal plane array including digital/digital pixel focal plane arrays.
  • Experience working in a Research and Development (R&D) environment.

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