Radar Algorithm Software Development Engineer

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Radar Algorithm Software Development Engineer

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen
4 month contract position
W2 with full benefits
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen

Job Description:
Develop, prototype, and test radar-related algorithms for processing of KaRIn data from SWOT. Areas for development include: development and use of instrument simulations; development for processing of onboard processor output (OBP) interferograms, interferometric height measurement,bias correction, phase unwrapping, product generation, application of geophysical models. Support other algorithm development efforts with manipulation of geophysical data (digital elevation models), scripting, data analysis, and documentation. Such efforts necessarily involve a detailed understanding of geophysical phenomenology and radar system behavior. The task also requires the testing and delivery of operational processing algorithm software bundles to defined interfaces of the Science Data System.

Required Skills:
-BS with 6 yrs, MS with 4 yrs, PhD with 2 yrs experience in electrical engineering or closely related technical discipline.
-Knowledge of SAR and INSAR/IFSAR processing. Programming skills in C++, python.
-Excellent communication skills. Ability to work in both a team environment and independently.

Desired Skills:
Knowledge of Earth remote sensing; some knowledge of image processing, particularly classification.

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