R&D Technical Expert
Company: S2 Analytical Solutions
Posted on: September 16, 2018
S2 Analytical Solutions is seeking a R&D Technical Expert for an opportunity in Springfield, Virginia.Research Area ExplanationsSource Automation (RSA): Automates content to enable real time all-weather intelligence from spectral signatures, radar processing, overhead SIGINT, bi-static SAR, polarimetry, interferometry, video-SAR, bi-static SAR, single pass 3D point cloud, time critical targeting, micro-scale subsidence.Analytic Automation (RAA): Applies scalable computational methods to address increasing data available to analysts, such as knowledge flow analysis, metrics, human-machine interface, human computation systems, peer-reviewed test plans, rigorous assessment, gold standards, technical suitability evaluations, prototyping, sentient, high performance computing, AI, machine learning, deep learning.Geophysics (RG): Surface and subsurface (ground and water), gravity measurement and modeling, magnetic mapping, reservoirs and aquifers, precision engagement, denied GPS geo-positioning, weather, terrestrial reference frame, ionosphere-based geo-positioning, space awareness.Environment and Culture (REC): Climate change, geomorphology, 2nd order conflict indicators emerging diseases, disease vector modeling, geopolitical influence, human mobility modeling, geolinguistics, spatio-econometrics, physical modeling, magacities.Geospatial Cyber (RGC): IP geo-location, geoinferencing, spatial temporal data mining, trajectory mining, time-series analysis, defensive operations, data stream mining, net sensors and signatures, ground-based video, alternative identifiers, cyber facility characterization.Analytic Modeling (RAM): Time series forecasting, dynamical systems denial and deception, systems thinking (S), probabilistic outcome modeling, pattern discovery, trend analysis, patters-of-life modeling, uncertainty estimation, spatiotemporal modeling and analytics, visual analytics, ABI.GEOINT Assurance (RGA): Associating geospatial information with data in cyberspace such as cyber-based pattern-of-life discovery, mobility modeling, geospatial inference, as well as protection from threats to GEOINT data and methods.Duties: Assessment of the quality of the technical deliverables from sponsored research with particular attention to the readiness of deliverables for piloting or deployment.Independent review and summary of relevant government, academic, and contracted research and scholarly publications related to the research, analysis and tracking of publications resulting from sponsored research.Attendance at meetings, conferences and technical exchanges, as requested by the Pod Lead, including meetings that may require domestic or OCONUS travel.Coordinate public disclosures, including oral and written communications and presentations with the Communications team, Research and Technology Protection (RTP) team, and Security to obtain solicit input and secure approval for public release.Conduct outreach and communication activities to build stakeholder/transition partner engagement with research conducted by/for the Pod.Consultation, analyses of alternatives, and recommendations on research topics.Develop technology demonstrations to show the utility of research products built by the Pod.Communicate and collaborate with the Test & Evaluation team for functions associated with each research activity in the Pod.Assisting with monitoring of compliance issues including, but not limited to, civil liberties protection, human subject research, and export control.Technical subject matter expert assistance in the preparation of reports, archives, planning, support and execution of workshops, PI meetings, site visits, and other meetings related to the Pod's research activities.Assist the Pod Lead with timely drafting of technical presentations (e.g., in Microsoft PowerPoint and/or Excel);Assist with maintaining records on Pod activities, development and execution of a data management and research investment strategies.Skills and Experience: Highly Desirable: Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Science, or a related discipline that includes 24 semester (36 quarter) hours in Science, Mathematics, and/or a related Engineering Science. Such coursework includes, but is not limited to, Astronomy, Cartography, Chemistry, Computer Science, Dynamics, Electrical Engineering, Geodesy, Geography, Geology, Geophysics, Geospatial Information Systems, Mathematics, Orbital Mechanics, Photogrammetry, Physics, Remote Sensing, or Surveying. Desired: Experience with the functional area of geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) and successful track record of performing and/or managing basic research, applied research, and advanced technology development activities.Experience in systems integration, systems engineering or other fields directly related to the Pod focus areaExperience working with various intelligence community R&D activities and organizations and their operational site customers for strategic planning and assessing technology readiness levels.Experience in needs and requirement analysis and drafting requirements documentation.M.S. or PhD in Engineering, Mathematics, Physical Science, or a related discipline is desired.Experience with providing subject matter expertise and technical support to U.S. Government R&D functions.Knowledge of, and preferably experience with, DoD or Intelligence Community (IC) technology insertion and transition mechanisms desired.Familiarity with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.
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