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Advanced Imaging Research Scientist

Advanced Imaging Research Scientist

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US-MI-Ann Arbor
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Radiant Solutions (formerly MDA Information Systems, LLC)is looking for a Advanced Imaging Research Scientist at our Ann Arbor area location. 



Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet.  Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset.  Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, HumanGeo and RAI are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.






Core Responsibilities

  • Perform research and development of advanced imaging systems, including phase-diverse, spectral, and polarimetric systems. 
  • Apply PhD level capabilities in detection, estimation, and signal processing with applications to incoherent and coherent imaging. 
  • Assist in the development of unconventional-imaging system design. 
  • Develop wavefront-sensing, adaptive optics, and image-restoration algorithms using modern statistical-estimation theory.
  • Develop and exercise computer algorithms to quantify performance of imaging systems as a function of key parameters and organize results in clear presentations. 
  • Contribute to proposals. 
  • Participate in business development with the goal of becoming a technical lead on future contracts.



Basic Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Optics, Electrical Engineering, or related field. 
  • Ability to work independently to develop algorithms and to validate prototyping code.  
  • Familiarity with C and/or GPU coding a plus. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of image formation, including with unconventional imaging systems.


To be qualified, you must be a US Citizen