Technology Development Manager - Automatic Target Recognition

Job Description
BAE Systems is looking for a Technology Development Manager II to Capture Business in Automatic Target Recognition. In this role,you will lead cutting-edge image and video exploitation research impacting real-world problems to keep our country safe!

Who we are:
The BAE Systems' Video, Image, and Spectral eXploitation (VISX) directorate is a leading multidisciplinary R&D department dedicated to meeting critical U.S. military needs. VISX is the video and image processing R&D engine for all of BAE Systems North America, yet it runs more like a boutique firm. It's the best of both worlds--combining a small-company feel, in a research laboratory setting, with access to a large company's technology transition paths, customer base, and other resources. VISX executes a variety of scientific and engineering R&D efforts for the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC). Join us for amazing R&D challenges and work on revolutionary video and image exploitation technology that makes a direct real-world impact.

What we offer:
- Exciting video and image exploitation research
- Exceptional teammates
- Opportunities to learn and grow
- A fun workplace, excellent benefits, and every other Friday off

Focus on the following technologies:
Automatic Target Recognition
- Multimodal image processing and fusion (e.g., EO, IR, SAR)
- Target signature generation
- Target signature modeling and simulation
- Object recognition
- Object classification
- EO, IR, SAR phenomenology
- Registration of outputs from multiple modalities
- Vehicle, missile, and artillery mission understanding

Who you are:
We are looking for an experienced Technology Development Manager II to work all phases - business capture, proposal development, program execution, research lead, people management- of cutting edge automatic target recognition R&D efforts. Primary emphasis on the development of new and existing customer relationships at DARPA, AFRL, and the IC in areas relating to automatic target recognition and other video/image exploitation applications. Additionally you will:
• Generate ideas for potential proposals and be responsible for leading proposals
• Design, develop, execute, and implement research projects involving complex sub-systems often involving multiple disciplines.
• Investigate the feasibility of applying scientific principles and concepts to complex algorithms and potential products
• Contribute to and/or co-author external publications (conference papers /presentations, journal articles, and /or books).
• Provide project management reporting and documentation
• Manage project tasks (resource allocation and scheduling) for small/medium groups (1-10)
• Participate in external project interactions with other companies

This position can be based out of our Burlington, MA, Arlington, VA, Reston,VA facilities, or on a remote basis though it will require collaboration with staff across our business areas and facilities in the Northeast.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 10 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education
Ph.D. degree and 10 years' experience, Master's degree and 13 years or Bachelor's degree and 15 years is required

Demonstrated experience cultivating relationships with new and existing customers interested in automatic target recognition, including:
- Introductory discussions to establish customer interest in a research topic
- Shaping to influence the structure of new program starts
- Generation of customer-focused abstracts, white papers and proposals
- Ability to work with internal and external collaborators to form a winning team

Technically knowledgeable in one or more of the following domain areas:
- Automatic target recognition
- Computer vision
- Video, image, and/or spectral exploitation
- Navigation
- Machine learning

Eligible for a SECRET clearance.

Experience with software prototype development tools such as MATLAB or Python

Preferred Skills and Education
Preferred Education: MS or Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or related field

Preferred Skills : Capability in the following areas is also desirable:
- Top Secret/SCI clearance
- Software engineering with OOP paradigms (e.g., C/C++ or Java)
- Scripting language (e.g., Python, Perl, Ruby, or Lua)

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems
BAE Systems Electronic Systems is the global innovator behind game-changing defense and commercial electronics. Exploiting every electron, we push the limits of what is possible, giving our customers the edge and our employees opportunities to change the world. Our products and capabilities can be found everywhere - from the depths of the ocean to the far reaches of space. At our core are more than 14,000 highly talented Electronic Systems employees with the brightest minds in the industry, we make an impact - for our customers and the communities we serve.

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