Digital Prospectors Research Engineer in Lexington, Massachusetts
Job Type: Contract
Recruiter: Peter Roos at https://digitalprospectors.com/our-team/peter-roos
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Job Title: Research Engineer
Location : Lexington, MA
Duration: 36 months and 40 hours per week
POST-OFFER BACKGROUND CHECK IS REQUIRED. An essential function of this job is physical attendance. Digital Prospectors is an Equal Opportunity Employer which includes providing equal employment opportunity for all protected classes including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Applicants must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain a Security Clearance for access to classified information. An Active Secret Clearance is desired.
Our client, one of the most prestigious Research and Development Labs in the country, is working on solutions to our nation's most complex defense and commercial related challenges. We have placed hundreds of talented engineers with this client over the years - If you are qualified - we can get you in!!!
The mission is critical and the work is as cutting edge as it is rewarding. The teams are superbly managed groups of world class engineers from all types of interesting and diverse backgrounds - AND THEY ARE HIRING!
Make this your next career move as one of our many long term contractors or employees!
Work as our full time employee with full benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, PTO, Retirement, etc.) - OR - work as a W2 hourly contractor at a higher pay rate if you don't need the benefit package.
Our client requires a research engineer to engage in the prototyping of advanced algorithms in applied image processing, and the execution of analysis and studies. The Group has a large body of in-progress software and research across a number of technologies for which the contractor will be responsible for maintaining, extending, and fully understanding.
-PhD plus 5 years minimum experience, or MS plus 8 years minimum experience.
Skills and Experience:
-EO camera image conditioning and color correction
-Low-signal mover detection and tracking in visible and infrared images
-Image and video compression algorithms, standards, and analysis
-Tone-mapping and non-uniformity correction for wide-dynamic-range infrared imaging
-Bayesian target tracking in low-signal imagery
-Personnel possessing an active SECRET clearance is desired
ABOUT DIGITAL PROSPECTORS (DPC):
Founded in 1999, Digital Prospectors is an award winning recruiting and consulting firm that specializes in placing contract, contract to hire and direct hire engineers into rewarding opportunities with our impressive and ever-growing client base.
Come see why Digital Prospectors has been voted " Best of Staffing " for candidate satisfaction by Inavero / CareerBuilder.com, " Top Temporary Placement Firm " by Boston Business Journal, " Best Company To Work For " by Business NH magazine, " Top IT Services Company " by Inc. Magazine, " Most Reliable Staffing Agency " in Forbes Magazine and " Top Ranked Staffing Firm " by Staffing Industry Analysts.