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Aerospace Radiometry Software Engineer

Company: Maxar Intelligence Inc.
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Please review the job details below.Aerospace Radiometry Software Engineer Maxar is currently seeking an Aerospace Engineer for Radiometry to join our team in Longmont, CO. Life with Us Your Project: The Radiometric Calibration, Assessment and Monitoring (RadCAM) team performs commissioning of new Maxar Earth-imaging platforms while maintaining the accuracy and performance of the existing on-orbit constellation. In this new position, you will support radiometric calibration and image quality assessment activities by contributing to scientific software deployed to Amazon Web Services (AWS). To be successful in this position, you will need to effectively work collaboratively and independently in a modern software development environment. As an ideal candidate, you must have the ability to grow in subject matter expertise over the span of several years through on-the-job training and experience. Your work will include automating RadCAM cloud-enabled services while improving the underlying functionality of the service/scientific core. You will work with Maxar Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to design and commission new imaging sensors while maintaining and improving the current Maxar space imaging constellation and RadCAM cloud-enabled services. The ideal candidate has a passion for image science and cloud-based software development. What you'll do day-to-day (with your colleagues): Collaboratively engineer cloud-based software for innovative data analysisPerform relative and absolute radiometric calibration during initial satellite operations and throughout the life of sensors to meet mission image quality requirementsStatistical analysis and image processing algorithm development with Electro-Optical/Infra-Red (EO/IR) datasetsAutomation of RadCAM workflows and refactoring existing processes as cloud applicationsManage and order imagery to support all aspects of sensor calibration and assessmentLearn end-to-end image processing chain from sensor electronics to the production of radiometric products in traceable Standard International (SI) unitsEngage in field work activities as needed for absolute radiometric calibration. This may include travel and field work for up to two weeks at a timeSupport ongoing Earth imaging operationsEstablish and maintain effective working relationships within and between teamsPrepare and give presentations to peers, management, and scientific communityMentor junior colleaguesMinimum requirements for this position: Must be a U.S. citizen and be willing and able to obtain Secret security clearanceBachelor's degree in software engineering, remote sensing systems, data science, physics, engineering, optical sciences, or a related field. Four additional years of experience may be substituted for a degreeMinimum of 5 years of experience in remote sensing, image processing, or statistical analysisExperience with developing and maintaining cloud-based softwareExperience with image processing using Python or other high-level programming languagesAbility to lift up to 30 pounds unassisted and work outside for numerous hours to support field collection for absolute radiometric calibration activitiesComfortable working in a Linux computing environmentThese skills would be amazing: Master's degree in related fieldActive Secret clearanceDetailed knowledge of digital imaging systems, remote sensing operations and radiometric calibrationExperience with statistical processing techniques and large sets of measurement dataAWS/Cloud computing certificationsKnowledge and experience working with a Geographic Information System (GIS)The compensation range for this position is $83,000 to $138,000 annually, dependent on skills and experienceCOVID-19 Update:All Maxar U.S. employees and international employees who work in the U.S. and visit Maxar sites must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 no later than January 18, 2022, except in cases where legally entitled to an exception.Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Maxar Intelligence Inc., Longmont , Aerospace Radiometry Software Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Longmont, Colorado

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