SGT, Inc. Remote Sensing System Engineer in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

DESCRIPTION Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies (SGT) is looking for an Remote Sensing System Engineer for a position in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. SGT, headquartered in Greenbelt Maryland, is the primary Technical Services and Support Contractor (TSSC) to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center (Sioux Falls, SD). SGT is involved in the understanding and assessment of remotely sensed data and the systems and sensors producing those data. To supporting ongoing efforts and the extraordinary growth in this field, SGT is Remote Sensing System Engineer to help coordinate multiple efforts relating to data quality and calibration. Education: Bachelor of Science degree (Master s degree desired) in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Remote Sensing, or similar field of study. Experience: Minimum of 2 years related experience or equivalent education experience in radiometry of remote sensing systems. Required Skills: * Experience working with sensors, with a heavy emphasis on electro-optical imaging sensors and the data produced by them. Similar knowledge and understanding of Radar remote sensing is a plus. * An understanding and appreciation of Earth Science and how it can be supported by Remotely Sensed data. * Awareness and appreciation of the broad remote sensing community and policies affecting it. * Excellent verbal and written communication skills to communicate and interact with a broad variety of people of widely varying levels of technical understanding. * Skill in Matlab, IDL, Python, C, or C++. * Experience with LINUX/UNIX. * Ability to think independently. * Ability to handle complex multitask environments. Special Requirements: * Existing security clearances or the ability to obtain security clearances. * The ability to travel nationally and internationally, typically one week a month or less. * The candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a national agency check and background investigation after hire to obtain a badge for facility access and user accounts. This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the SGT website (Http:// This position may be filled by a SGT teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line. SGT is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran. The Equal Employment Opportunity Policy of the SGT is to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. SGT hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of their qualifications for the job to be filled. SGT believes that employees should be provided with a working environment which enables them to be productive and to work to the best of his or her ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination and harassment-free atmosphere.Employer's Job# oEKf8fwvPlease visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.