Army Night Vison Sensor Scientist with Security Clearance
Description SAIC is seeking an innovative Sensor Scientist to lead advanced NVESD R&D initiatives as it relates to the design, oversight, assessment and employment of sensor architectures through software applications for all tactical environments and end user applications. This position is contingent upon contract award and will be located at Ft. Belvoir, VA Candidate will define specifications for new products and projects in conjunction with industry and technical government specialists. Candidate must have experience with a broad range of specialized sensors (thermal, optical, RF/Microwave, acoustic, etc..), current force and emerging tactical networks, Common Operation Pictures (COPS), mounted and dismounted power solutions, and efficient delivery of sensor data using efficient data transmission techniques. Candidate will support the Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) Special Products and Prototyping Division (SSPD) and its mission to develop, prototype, evaluate and provide worldwide field support of advanced R&D and specialized sensors for NVESD and other agencies. Qualifications EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: * PhD in physics, material science, electrical engineering, computer science or other scientific discipline with 10 years of applicable work experience directly related to the development, enhancement, integration, and application of newly developed sensors with existing and candidate end to end system of system architectures. * Candidate will be required to show sensor effectiveness through sustainable sensor integration techniques, sensor optimization methods, and the maturation of end user software applications for demonstration. * Candidate must be proficient in managing, developing, delivering, and sustaining multiple complex system engineering and software engineering projects in an agile environment. CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: * Secret Clearance is required with ability to obtain TOP SECRET clearance Target salary range: $165,001 - $175,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.