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Nga Jobs in St. Louis – R&D Scientist

Website National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Job Description:

ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTION: R&D Scientists apply the scientific method in one or more disciplines (e.g., Photogrammetry, Geodesy, Computer Science, Mathematics, Image Science, Human Terrain Analysis) to advance Geospatial Science and enhance Agency tradecraft. They conduct and develop novel scientific research projects and facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration to further scientific inquiry and application. They provide technical guidance and oversight, report results, and advise management on new and evolving technology. They address a variety of complex data-related analytical problems by applying quantitative and qualitative analytic methods.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain awareness of state of the art, employ and document solutions to automate Geospatial-Intelligence processing and triage of large volumes of imagery and video to support research project needs.
  • Establish, configure, document, test and maintain application software and data management tools.
  • Work across teams to define requirements and develop research projects from idea creation to system evaluation, in particular data curation in support of these projects.
  • Interpret technical requirements in context of an overall system plan that makes the best working capability at the most reasonable cost.
  • Develop new capabilities and integrated workflows to increase efficiency of processing and preparing GEOINT data, in particular image and video data, for research projects.
  • Make recommendations on program scope concerning RDT&E investments to include considerations across internal organizations, the IC, military services, and with international coalition partners.
  • Execute technical research projects, track progress and present technical material in a variety of forums (conferences, working groups, program reviews).
  • Provide technical oversight of performers, evaluate technical merit, and/or test criteria of proposed solution.

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated experience with test and evaluation of computer vision, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and/or Machine Learning (ML) research projects.
  • Demonstrated experience developing algorithms in R&D programs leveraging one or more domains such as computer vision, machine learning, spatial and/or temporal data mining, statistics, data containerization, Jupyter Notebooks, Python.
  • Demonstrated experience contributing to advanced R&D programs, in particular to budgets, schedules, risk assessment.
  • Demonstrated experience acquiring, curating and conditioning large quantities of data to support research, development and evaluation of research projects.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or C2S.
  • Demonstrated experience capturing and documenting project requirements that contribute to the design, execution and transition of research programs.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in one or more of the following: GEOINT Fundamentals (GPF-C), Geospatial Analysis (GA-II), Geospatial Data Management (GDM-II), Imagery Science (IS-II) (preferred Geospatial professional certification).
  • Demonstrated experience acquiring, curating and conditioning large quantities of image and/or video data to support research projects (e.g. EO, IR, full motion video (FMV), wide area motion imagery (WAMI)).
  • Demonstrated ability publishing 1 or more peer-reviewed research paper(s) in spatial and/or temporal data mining, databases, statistics or machine learning.
  • Demonstrated experience 3+ years working with projects for DoD and/or IC customers.

Job Details:

Company: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: St Louis, MO, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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