• Location: Herndon, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1991


Job Title: Image Scientist

Location: Herndon, VA


*Clearance: *Active TS/SCI w/ Poly*


Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of intelligence, satellite, and cyber technologies. Cornerstone’s Intelligence Sector provides solutions to the United States Government for information collection, operations, exploitation and dissemination, and research activities. Our Team specializes in software development, cloud architecture, systems and network engineering, systems integration, agile management, as well as targeting operations and intelligence analysis. Our support to our mission customers includes cyber network operations, exploitation and defense, signals intelligence, human intelligence, and critical missions and networks.


General Responsibilities:

  • Analyze data and processing algorithms collected by sensors on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) platforms (i.e. HIS, EO, Radar, IR, LIDAR, SIGINT)
  • Develop and enhance Phenomenology, Ground Truth, and Special Techniques in support of experiments across a wide-range of customers and partners around the world.
  • Develop and validate requirements for various complex communication, sensor, electronic warfare and other electromagnetic systems and components
  • Utilize Image Scientist software suites such as ENVI, SOCET GXP, Agility, Matlab, IDL, and Unix.
  • Work well in a tight-knit team environment that includes customers, partners, operations, product quality, systems engineers, and have reliable work attendance
  • Collect, organize, synthesize and analyze data; summarize findings: develop conclusions and implement solutions focusing on advanced analytical capabilities
  • Present problem solution in a clear and concise manner


General Requirements:

  • Image Processing Engineering
  • Remote Sensing Systems Engineering
  • Computer Vision Engineering.
  • Image Scientist/Physics/Astronomy:
    • Sensor imaging systems, products, and exploitation process;
    • COTS packages including tools for product creation, modification and off-line analysis of image data interpreting results from onboard and offline algorithms and automated processors.


  • Non-local travel is not expected


Security Requirements:

  • At minimum, TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
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