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BAE Systems Geospatial Solutions Engineer II Advanced Raster Solutions in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Geospatial Solutions Engineer II. This technology expert will design, analyze and develop geospatial solutions for overhead satellite imagery production and elevation modeling to optimize production and exploitation of Foundation GEOINT products and content. The Geospatial Solutions Engineer serves as engineering subject-matter-expert within geospatial production teams supporting workflow optimization and transformation activities; takes user requests and translates into requirements and user stories, then develops code to support end-user objectives; works with software developer kits and APIs to deliver applications and services that improve operational performance and production timelines. The candidate will work in a cross functional team of analysts, developers, and systems engineers to support creation and delivery of standard and prototype GEOINT products, content and services including imagery (panchromatic/multispectral) and elevation models. The Geospatial Solutions Engineer augments and extends ESRI/ArcGIS (10.x) technology and other COTS geospatial software and stereo photogrammetry applications to develop innovative tools, scripts, workflows, and solutions that deliver Foundation GEOINT products and services.

  • Build software components that follow industry-standard design patterns, development methodologies, and deployment models

  • Design, test, and document new analytical tools and the effective visualizations and outputs of those tools

  • Develop advanced image processing components, algorithms, and APIs

  • Develop advanced radiometric image processing, photogrammetric software components, workflows, and user experiences

  • Create solutions for spatial data access and management of large datasets that are stored in a spatial database or file system

  • Research cutting-edge methods and applications in the field of Foundation GEOINT production or GIS data science

  • Write geoprocessing Python and SQL scripts

  • Work within agile processes for short cycle, fast-paced delivery

  • Coordinate workflow with project/technical managers

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 2 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.

  • Experience with application scripting/programming languages (e.g., Python, JavaScript), C/C or advanced C#/.NET, Java software development programming and web protocols and formats such as REST and JSON.

  • Intermediate to advanced experience developing Python scripts or tools.

  • Ability to manage priorities and tasks as needed in a fast-paced work environment.

  • Strong background in statistics.

  • Familiarity with Python libraries such as (but not limited to) pandas, NumPy, and SciPy and machine learning libraries such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, and PyTorch.

  • Excellent problem-solving, design, development, and debugging skills.

  • U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret clearance.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Experience working with large datasets of raster/elevation data as well as data structures for storing, manipulating, and visualizing 3D data.

  • Any raster processing/exploitation experience with Esri ArcGIS, ENVI, Socet GXP, SOCET SET, Ecognition, or Hexagon applications.

  • Significant experience with remote sensing, image processing, photogrammetry, and/or image analysis application development

  • Experience with 3D graphics APIs such as WebGL, OpenGL ES, OpenGL, or DirectX.

  • Experience with geo-enabled apps, spatial analytics, or similar geospatial technology.

  • Experience working with open-source spatial data.

  • Experience developing web applications using HTML5/JavaScript/CSS/REST.

  • Active U.S. DoD Secret clearance.

  • Knowledge of parallel, multi-core, and distributed programming techniques including heterogeneous multi-core environments (GPUs CPUs)

  • Strong math skills and expertise in computational geometry, topology, and data modeling for terrain and surface analysis.

  • Basic understanding of Artificial Intelligence (AI)/ Machine Learning (ML) concepts.

  • Knowledge of OGC Standards including: Web Feature Service (WFS), Web Map Service (WMS), and Web Coverage Service (WCS), Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) and extensions for Catalog Service (CSW) and Web Processing Service (WPS).

  • Experience developing/using advanced image classification and change detection solutions.

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact for our customers and the communities we serve.

Geospatial Solutions Engineer II Advanced Raster Solutions


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