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Employer: US Army Corps of Engineers—Engineer Research and Development Center—Geospatial Research Laboratory

Expires: 05/27/2022

US Citizen only Salary range is $ 93k to $ 164k depending on your experience.Apply expertise to develop new concepts, methods, and technologies, formulate plans, and conduct research and experimentation in geostatistical-analysis, analysis and development of computational systems and the development of computer based models.Discuss project goals, equipment requirements, or methodologies with colleagues or team members.Attend meetings or seminars or read current literature to maintain knowledge of developments in the field of remote sensing.Review professional literature to maintain professional knowledge.Attend conferences or workshops to maintain professional knowledgePrepare or deliver reports or presentations of geospatial project information.Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.Experienced with implementing use-cases for prototype technologyAbility to design and complete research and development projectThe individual must have four or more years of experience in one or more of the expertise in remote sensing, programming, software architect, machine and deep learning, and lidar.Programing Python, and ideally desired IDL and RDeveloping ESRI ArcMap/ArcGIS Pro tools, particularly Python ToolboxesESRI (ArcMap, Pro) software product design, maturation and testing (finished products)Robot Operating System (ROS) / Gazebo / Rviz / Rtabmap / C / C++Lidar Advanced experience with 3D point cloud acquisition and processing from both lidar and passive point cloudsAdvanced GPS data processing for autonomous navigationUnmanned Aerial System operation (including FAA training certifications)Integration of emerging sensors for localization, object Detection, autonomyRemote SensingAnalyze data acquired from aircraft, satellites, or ground-based platforms, using statistical analysis software, image analysis software, or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).Analyze geographical data.Process aerial or satellite imagery to create products such as land cover mapsConduct research into the application or enhancement of remote sensing technology.Evaluate new technologies or methodsParticipate in field workDevelop new analytical techniques or sensor systemsDevelop automated routines to correct for the presence of image distorting artifacts, such as ground vegetationDevelop software or applications for scientific or technical useProficient in digital image processing for remotely sensed dataProficient in one or more sensor modalities (Multispectral, LiDAR, SAR)Design and implementation of fundamental experimentation focusing on:      multi-modal active and passive sensing systems      advanced computational analyses, using spatial-temporal big data sets      basic earth system processes modeling to investigate interactions between air, water, soil, and built up environmentsFamiliarity with machine learning, particularly with deep learning and applications in remote sensing dataImplement artificial intelligence and machine learning methods in geospatial applicationsKnowledge of supervised techniques for regression and classification; unsupervised techniques for statistical analysis; methods for pattern identification and prediction; image processing and feature extraction; probabilistic decision models; general knowledge of clustering, neural networks, tensors, and related AI techniques.    Software Architect duties/responsibilitiesDesign, develop and execute software solutions to address geospatial challenge problem areasProvide SW guidance and technical leadership to IT team membersEvaluate and recommend tools, technologies and processes to ensure the highest quality end-productsCollaborate with peer organizations and end users to produce cutting-edge software solutionsInterpret mission requirements to address the business application needs of the organization   Troubleshoot and debug code level problems quickly and efficiently