Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Filter by Categories
Print Category 1
Print Category 2

Image Scientist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • $103,000 - $171,000 a year

Maxar Technologies

Job detailsSalary$103,000 – $171,000 a yearJob TypeFull-timeFull Job Description

Maxar is looking for an Image Scientist at one of our on-site customer locations in Springfield, VA. This exciting position involves support to the government in for their missions to build, optimize, and deliver image products in a collaborative environment by applying image science and analysis to solve problems.


You will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the area of Electro-Optical (EO) Engineering

Provide analysis and collaborate with other analysts and image scientists and product quality teams to advise on product performance; analyze production data and metrics

Perform end-to-end system monitoring and troubleshooting from system collection to processing when issues arise; assess performance and production data using technical performance measures; report information clearly to the government and the user community

Research and analyze technical data, concepts, and effectiveness of the operational and product environment

Monitor production systems to ensure successful customers mission by providing accurate and relevant products in a timely manner and to assist the team in optimizing collection and exploitation of imagery data

Provide scientific analysis support to full spectrum GEOINT (FSG) data and collaborate with other imagery and geospatial analysts and provide assessments of current intelligence issues

Be proactive in making recommendations for efficiency improvements

Maintain and improve operational courses as well as teach and develop additional curriculum for specific tasks

Be available to flex a standard work schedule as needed to support anomaly mitigation and key program milestones

Be flexible and assist in other duties as needed by the customer and mission

Minimum Requirements:

Must have a current/active TS/SCI and be willing and able to obtain a CI poly

Requires 4-8 years of relevant experience with a Bachelors Degree

Experience with EO image science/phenomenology; anomalous signatures and how to mitigate

Experience with EO sensors to include Hyperspectral Imagery

Knowledge of Advanced Geospatial Intelligence Methodologies

Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical audiences

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to meet time critical needs/demands with close attention to detail

Desired skills:

Demonstrated understanding of user needs and operational products and quality

Demonstrated capability and success working in a customer environment with a multi-contractor, geographically diverse team

Formal training/previous work experiences in product quality techniques and assessment in relation to GEOINT products, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), or remote sensing


Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidates unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:
$103,000.00 – $171,000.00 annually.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Hiring InsightsJob activityPosted 30+ days ago

Tagged as: