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2018-099-INT: OPIR Signatures Scientist
DirectorateIntelligence & Defense Solutions
LocationSpringfield, VA
The Intelligence and Defense Solutions (IDS) Business Unit within Riverside Research is comprised of exceptionally talented and dedicated individuals, working as a team, who assist IC and DoD customers in accomplishing their critical missions. Within IDS, we provide services spanning program management and advocacy, systems engineering, research and development, intelligence analytics, mission planning, and software engineering. IDS currently assists three national intelligence agencies, three U.S. Service Intelligence Centers, and a variety of additional clients serving national and tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. citizenship.

Riverside Research is seeking a full time OPIR Signatures Scientist in the Washington, DC area. This position will support NGA research and development programs.

Job Responsibilities:
• Support GEOINT-related analysis and operations, i.e. data processing, analysis, and analytic support
• Support processing, exploitation and dissemination of data from multiple sensors to include operations and production support
• Conduct experiments, investigations, observations, and research studies using scientific methods
• Produce OPIR phenomenology reports and other reports/briefings on research findings
• Develop and test algorithms and support modeling leveraging commercial and other state-of-the-art software
• Support technical briefings and demonstrations
• Other duties as assigned

• Top Secret / SCI + Poly (TS/SCI Poly)
• Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in remote sensing, engineering, physics, mathematics, or related technical field
• Minimum of 4 years of experience
• Working knowledge of commercial software for geospatial/imagery exploitation and analysis
• Expertise in image science, image quality, including point-spread-function deconvolution, noise characteristics, radiometry, and photometry
• Understanding of statistics, sampling theory, and Matlab scripting
• Software development, programming, and modeling experience

Riverside Research strives to be one of America’s premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. As we continue to add experienced, technically astute staff, we are looking for highly motivated, talented team members that can help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers continue delivery of world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented Defense Company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.
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