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Harris Corporation.

Image Scientist - Software Engineer

Harris Corporation. - Herndon, VA

Herndon, VA 20170


Image Scientist - Software Engineer

Job Code: SIS20170112-22239

Job Location: Herndon, VA

Job Description:

Provides engineering services as a technical specialist for research, evaluation and verification of highly complex image and video processing systems for geospatial intelligence applications.

Uses the application of engineering standards, principles, theories, concepts and techniques to solve complex problems associated with image product formation from raw sensor and associated metadata.

Performs image system simulations to produce realistic test data to support system validation and testing.

Throughout a life cycle, will be expected to design, develop, evaluate and verify the implementation of very complex image processing software products.

Work independently on tasks as part of a larger team. Exercises latitude in determining technical objectives of assignment with consultation of team members.

Communicates technical issues, risks, opportunities and status to leadership.


BS degree in Mathematics, Imaging Science, Engineering, or other related scientific discipline with 6 years of experience

Active US government security clearance – TS/SCI

Preferred Additional Skills:

MS/PhD degree in Computer Science, Imaging Science, Engineering, Physics, or other related scientific discipline with 4 years of experience for MS and 0-2 years of experience for PhD

Experience building digital image processing algorithms

Experience programming in Matlab and/or Python

Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, ability to interact and collaborate with a cross-functional team

Strong mathematical skills, particularly with analytical geometry

Experience designing, analyzing, and implementing complex image processing chains

Experience using DIRSIG

Please be aware this position requires a TS/SCI 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 Harris Corporation 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.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

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Harris Corporation.


Image Scientist - Software Engineer Harris Corporation. - Herndon, VA, United States


Location: Herndon, VA

Company Profile:
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured.The Government Communications Systems segment develops, produces, integrates, and supports advanced communications and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of civilian, intelligence, and defense government customers. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida.