DigitalGlobe Chief Scientist, GEOINT Technology in United States

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The Chief Scientist, GEOINT Technology is responsible for establishing and maintaining a technology and pursuit roadmap for EO tasking, collection, processing, exploitation, and dissemination (TCPED) opportunities for Radiant Solutions Sensor and Ground Modernization Line of Business.

  • Position is full-time, to include direct-charge activities in support of existing programs (providing technical oversight, advice and direction), along with significant contributions to business capture activities to include customer engagement (meetings and presentations) as well as technical solution development and proposal preparation

  • Primary emphasis will be building and extending EO processing opportunities within the Intelligence Community, to include, where applicable subsystems and hardware

  • Secondary emphasis will be establishing multi-INT (e.g., GEOINT and SIGINT) analytics opportunities

  • Responsibilities will include technology roadmap development to include recommendations for investment (IR&D, other) to most beneficially position Radiant Solutions to create and respond to sponsor opportunities

  • Coordination and collaboration across Radiant Solutions and Maxar Technologies will be important in defining expanded offerings

  • Position reports to Sensor Programs Director of Engineering

  • Position is based in Ypsilanti, MI

  • Routine business travel is expected to maximize customer engagement and to collaborate at Company and Corporate levels as well as within the broader industrial base

Clearance Required: TS/SCI

Experience: 20+ years in Aerospace/Defense with project and program development experience with DoD and IC

Education: Ph.D. in Engineering or Physical Sciences with relevant applications background

DigitalGlobe and Radiant solutions offer a generous compensation package including a competitive salary; choice of medical plan; dental, life, and disability insurance; a 401(K) plan with competitive company match; paid holidays and paid time off.

We are a vertically integrated, new space economy story, including segments across the value continuum for every moment leading up to and following launch. We lead in satellite communications (building and operating), ground infrastructure, Earth observation, advanced analytics, insights from machine learning, next-generation propulsion, space robotics, on-orbit servicing, on-orbit assembly, and protection of space assets through cybersecurity and monitoring of space systems. By integrating our leading-edge capabilities, we provide innovative, cost-effective solutions, value for customers, and thus unlock the multiplier effect of our combined businesses.