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SRI International Sr Research Engineer in Ann Arbor, Michigan



Sr Research Engineer

Job Description:

From applied research to product development, the Advanced Technology and Systems Division (ATSD) manages complex projects for government and commercial clients. The vision of ATSD is to create competitive advantages for our customers by inventing new technology and concepts resulting in disruptive, low cost, and high-performance solutions. The division advances the state of the art in diverse areas such as radar and electronic warfare; novel imaging technology; robotics; quantum sensing and metrology; marine technology; and applied optics.

We are looking for a Senior Research Engineer who will have proven expertise in remote sensing with particular emphases in EOIR and/or radar imaging system technologies and design, image processing and applied signal processing. This background will provide a basis for leading and participating in small engineering teams, which develop state-of-the-art solutions to important client problems.

Projects will include the development of advanced sensor concepts to exploit new and unique phenomenology, and the design of remote sensing experiments. The work may also include formation and analysis of imagery products, development of advanced signal processing tools for image understanding and imagery exploitation, and the integration of data from multiple sources to enhance understanding. The position will participate in client relationship building, business development activities and proposal preparation in order to expand the existing project portfolio.

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Ann Arbor, MI

Other Requirements:

--A drug screen will be required as part of the hiring process., --U.S. Citizenship required., --Ability to transfer/obtain/maintain a U.S. government security clearance required. See http://www.dss.mil/psmo-i/ps_faqs.html

Employment Status:

Full Time


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or B.S. with 20+ years of experience of direct relevance to this position.

  • U.S. Citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.

  • Successful candidate will demonstrate in-depth knowledge of remote sensing phenomena. Experience with active and passive sensor systems and the application of related processing algorithms is essential.

  • Proficient use of engineering analysis tools such as Matlab is anticipated.

  • Formulated innovative engineering solutions to remote sensing problems, developed client relationships and associated offerings, and executed projects in compliance with cost, schedule and technical requirements.

Desired skills:

  • Strong communication, presentation and leadership skills.


SRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Background Check:

Candidates who receive a conditional offer of employment will be subject to a background check.