Senior Imaging Scientist

Ursa Space Systems is building ground-breaking solutions to deliver global economic intelligence to organizations around the world. Join a passionate and growing team that is making the world more transparent and changing the way organizations understand the global economy.

  • Design and apply novel image processing techniques to radar imagery to enable new commercial products
  • Analyze satellite imagery from a wide range of providers, image formats, and sensor modalities.
  • Develop innovative image processing and exploitation algorithms.
  • Prototype, demonstrate, and implement image analysis algorithms and techniques.
  • Work with current image providers on data processing system requirements and specifications.
  • Perform research and support image collection strategies and needs for current and future customers.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Undergraduate degree in a physical science with an extensive image analysis and exploitation component.
  • 5+ years of post-collegiate experience.
  • Outstanding skills in prototyping and developing algorithms in MATLAB and other applicable languages.
  • Familiarity with one or more additional programming languages: C++, java, python, etc.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills.
  • Above all else, intuition, creativity, and flexibility are the most important primary qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Graduate work/degree in a physical science with an extensive image analysis and exploitation component.
  • Familiarity with basic image display packages such as Google Earth.
  • Experience with ArcGIS and/or related mapping tools.
  • Experience supervising and/or managing junior technical staff.

US Persons Only – US Citizen or Permanent Resident

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