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Senior Systems Engineer
North Andover, MA

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Job Description


Job Description:

KeyW Corporation's Remote Sensing Division is currently seeking a Part-Time On Call Senior Systems Engineer with a background in Remote Sensing Systems. This engineer will help develop, mature, and sustain electro-optical remote sensing systems, in addition to integrating these systems onto airborne platforms. This position requires close interaction with a team of about 10 hardware and software engineers to ensure projects are being executed efficiently and effectively.

The Senior Systems Engineer will assist in the creation of remote sensing camera systems and software, as well as the performance analysis and integration/test support therof. A broad engineering background is required, from developing electromechanical and software systems, to working with COTS and custom hardware and software tools to collect and process imagery and geospatial data. Candidate must be able to identify system performance drivers, prioritize issues based on system impact, and play a hands-on role in solving both hardware and software problems in a startup-like environment. Candidate must be adept at conducting technology assessments and conveying this information to the rest of the team. Software background is desired, with the ability to use scripting languages such as Python to perform file IO, scientific programming and data analysis. Familiarity with various sensor modalities such as multi-spectral, hyperspectral, thermal, and lidar, is preferred, as is familiarity with common computing and networking hardware.

Most importantly, the ideal candidate will bring a drive to execute with quality, to learn and perform a broad set of tasks, and to coordinate effectively with others, putting the team first.


Required Skills and Qualifications:

* Extensive experience in complex systems design, including hardware/software integration
* Considered an emerging authority and subject matter expert, who applies extensive technical expertise, and develops technical solutions to complex problems.
* Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.
* Bachelor's (or equivalent) with 8 - 12 yrs of experience, or a Master's with 6 - 10 yrs of experience.
* Bachelors or Masters Degree should be in Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, or a related field.


Desired Qualifications:

* Existing Secret or higher security clearance
* Experience ruggedizing electromechanical equipment for airborne usage


* Abilitiy to obtain and mantain a security clearance.

KeyW EEO Statement KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun-because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve. About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

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North Andover, MA

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