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TEKsystems GEOINT Image Scientist in Colorado Springs, Colorado


TEKsystems is seeking an Image Scientist for our Colorado Springs operations. Ideal candidate will support product evaluations, quality studies, new product initializations, or product algorithm assessments. Candidate should have a working understanding and practical application of modeling components of the image path to include sensor, detector, atmospheric, and material properties. Imaging systems could include electrical-optical, radar, LIDAR, hyperspectral and/or multispectral on board space or airborne platforms. Simulation and modeling experience and ability to develop algorithm description documentation for software development is needed. Familiarity with current GEOINT systems, products and development, as well as the exploitation software packages will be necessary to refine capabilities. The ideal candidate will work with other GEOINT Analysts and Subject Matter Experts and Image Scientists to complete tasks as prioritized by government customers. A history of delivering results is critical to success.

A Top Secret Clearance is highly desired, however we will consider candidates that are eligible to be processed for a Security Clearance.


The specific sub-tasks and activities to be performed include, but are not limited to:

Review the current GEOINT Production workflow and identify processes to improve efficiency as well as qualitative analysis.

Review customer requirements to identify existing and emerging capabilities that can be applied to answer difficult customer information requirements.

Algorithm assessment to quantify the performance of a product given desired mission application

Conduct or coordinate training for the production workforce on existing and emerging capabilities not currently employed in the organization

Operational monitoring of system performance over time

Responding to detected errors and artifacts by recommending possible causes and corrective actions


Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited course of study in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD,Master+3 years' related work experience). Military experience a plus!

Experience working with SAR and EO imaging platforms

Experience creating GEOINT Reports and thorough understanding of the GEOINT Production Workflow

Image processing and Digital Signal processing experience

Image chain analysis to include sensor modeling, signal quality and noise, optics, detector calibration, and image processing of pixel data.

Understanding and application of image quality standards (e.g. NIIRS), scales, metrics and image quality equations.

Significant applied knowledge of sensor imaging systems, products, and exploitation processes

Strong understanding of the systems engineering lifecycle to include independent testing and data verification

Strong written and oral communication skills, with emphasis on briefing to obtain decisions and solve technical issues and test plans/reports writing

Ability to work independently as well as part of a GEOINT team

Good communication and team work is necessary.

Willingness to learn, solve problems and perform in a dynamic work environment

Track record of delivering results

An active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance the ability to maintain this level of clearance during their employment

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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