Radiant Solutions

  • Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Specialist

    Job Location US-MD-Gaithersburg
    Posted Date 4 months ago(3/13/2018 11:25 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Responsibilities

    Radiant Solutions has an immediate opening for a Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Specialist to join our team at our Gaithersburg, MD location. 

    • Develop satellite image-based solutions for various applications
    • Develop and test algorithms and processes
    • Advise and support multiple geospatial projects
    • Aid in developing products and solutions based on satellite image-derived datasets
    • Processing SAR imagery
    • Developing workflows for change detection using SAR based imagery
    • Testing new methodologies for both traditional backscatter imagery and radar interferometry
    • Troubleshooting processing errors
    • Creation of processing scripts using in-house and external software to generate change products for large stacks of imagery
    • Analyzing and quality control of results using GIS platforms


    Required Qualifications

    • 0-3 years’ experience in the field of Remote Sensing (RS) with emphasis on SAR processing
    • Proficiency in Python programming language
    • Ability to work in Linux environment
    • Proficiency in processing and interpretation of data from various SAR sensors
    • Be able to read, understand, and implement latest algorithms and processes from peer-reviewed scientific literature
    • M.S. in physical or earth sciences or technical discipline related to GIS or RS, with emphasis in geophysics

    Desired Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will possess effective skills with the following:

      • Shell scripting
      • GIS platforms (ENVI, QGIS, ARCGIS)
      • Radar processing software (SNAP/ISCE/GMTSAR/SARSCAPE)
      • Python, Matlab
      • GDAL
      • InSAR

    To be qualified, you MUST be a US Citizen and MUST have the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance





    Join our company whose purpose is to help national security and commercial organizations understand and navigate our changing planet. Radiant Solutions provides multi-source data collection, enrichment, and analytic capabilities that reveal unique geospatial information and insights where and when it matters most.


    We are a new organization but no company has such strong roots in geospatial with our level of scale and a strong commercial mindset. Our heritage companies, MDA Information Systems, RadiantBlue, DigitalGlobe Intelligence Solutions, and HumanGeo are well known for delivering innovative capabilities across the entire geospatial intelligence value chain. Our combined team of over 1,000 aerospace engineers, geospatial analysts, weather and ocean experts, software developers, data scientists, and DevOps engineers apply disruptive technology and our unique intellectual property to both national security and commercial problems.


    We offer an excellent comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, and short/long-term disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, 401(k) retirement plan, flexible spending account, and tuition assistance.  Radiant Solutions values diversity in the work place and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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