Signal Processing Scientist

Job Description

ATA is seeking applicants to serve as a Principal Research Scientist in the Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Sensor Program.

Essential Functions: 

  • - Maintain a safe and healthy laboratory environment during all research of test activities
      performed in connection with the SVAT contract

  • - Signal processing algorithm development

  • - Data analysis

  • - Modeling and simulations

  • - Research and development

  • - Perform all other duties as assigned

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required Education and Experience: 

  • - Current U.S. Department of Defense Top Secret Clearance

  • - Bachelor’s degree in associated field or equitable experience

  • - Five (5) years of experience with developing advanced signal processing solutions for complex
      valued data sets

  • - Competency in MATLAB

  • - Ability to develop software in languages such as Python, Java and/or C++

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • - Current Top Secret/SCI Clearance

  • - Graduate degree in associated field or equitable experience

  • - Experience in rapid prototyping and testing of advanced signal processing techniques to extract
      geophysical and man-made feature attributes is highly desired.

  • - Ability to be creative and innovative in developing technical solutions to non-traditional problems
      using complex data is highly desired.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: 

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are nominally Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Travel is primarily local during the business day, though some out-of-area and overnight travel may be required.

Primary Location: 

Chantilly, VA

ATA prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ATA conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to  PLEASE REFER TO DOCKET No. ATA20190707.

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