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Journeyman Imagery Science Svc

Post Date:Oct 22, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:9/30/2018Salary:
Location:US-VA-Springfield Job Reference:2015-41222

Journeyman - Full-performance level, expected to work with minimal oversight. Personnel considered competent in their trade with 3 years of greater but less than 10 years of experience. A bachelors degree in a field related to the support service may count for up to four years of experience.   Journeyman should be fully capable of meeting most services without direction and expected to assist apprentice level personnel in learning their trade. Government and/or contractor personnel may perform quality control assurance checks on their work but should not find significant errors.   Journeyman level are expected to collaborate with government and contractor personnel in NGA and the IC in the performance of services. Such collaboration should provide accurate technical information that contributes to analytical synergy that is better than the sum of the individual parts and expected to regularly provide division level support and may periodically be called upon to provide support at the office level.   Demonstrated good oral and written communication skills.

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Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work.  We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges.  Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions.  We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further.  To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. 

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Defines, designs, develops and tests remote sensing systems and products. Interacts with hardware and software design teams to assist in overall definition and development of sensor systems. Tasks include specifying, selecting and qualifying active and passive components, developing and benchmarking system performance models, developing and implementing test procedures, and evaluating and selecting appropriate test instrumentation. Ensures product quality standards and specifications are met. Performs sensor calibrations and system initializations. Develops and assesses ground processing and exploitation algorithms. Conducts research and plans development and design of gas and solid state lasers, masers, infrared, other light emitting and light sensitive devices:, and radar or other remote sensing systems. Designs circuitry and components with specific characteristics to fit within specified limits and to perform according to specifications. Designs suitable mounts for sensors and power supply systems. Incorporates methods for maintenance and repair of components and designs, and develops test instrumentation and test procedures. Confers with engineering and technical personnel regarding fabrication and testing of prototype systems, and modifies design as required. May also conduct application analysis to determine commercial, industrial, scientific, medical, military, or other use for remote sensing devices. May also assist with development of manufacturing, assembly, and fabrication processes.   Formal training in remote sensing and/or earth science/physical science, or engineering/mathematical disciplines. Experience in the sensor discipline (radar, infrared, spectral, or geospatial). Demonstrated experience with applied image processing and analysis.   Practical experience using AGI processing and exploitation software. Demonstrated experience using COTS image software (e.g., ENVI, ERDAS Imagine), COTS desktop software (e.g., MS Office), and the Windows and UNIX operating environments. Of particular importance are software packages used for the processing and analysis of imaging radar data.

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