Space Dynamics Laboratory is looking for a Computer Vision Engineer in Chantilly – Apply Here!

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Job ID 8950A

The SDL family is seeking talented mid to senior-level Computer Vision (CV) Engineers to be a part of our growing technical team supporting advanced research and programs for the US Government.

This position is to support a growing GNC and Computer Vision (CV) team in the northern Virginia area. Candidates will be flexible to work both from a home office and at a future facility in Chantilly, VA.

Key Responsibilities
• Develop and analyze small satellite mission concepts
• Develop and test CV algorithms, system models, and simulation software
• Develop and test CV flight software
• Support small satellite development, test, and on-orbit operations
• Document designs, analysis, and test results and generate presentation materials
• Present design, analysis, and test results to internal and external customers
• Represent SDL at technical meetings, presentations, and symposia

Required Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Computer Science, Aerospace, Electrical Engineering, or a related STEM field
• Minimum of 5 years’ experience
• Experience in one or more of the following areas:
• Linear and Non-linear Image Filtering
• Image segmentation
• Natural and model-based feature tracking frameworks
• Monocular and stereo visual SLAM techniques
• Sparse and dense feature tracking methodology
• Indirect and direct localization methodology
• RANSAC and Gradient Descent methodology
• Augmented reality frameworks
• Machine learning fundamentals
• Experience with OpenCV, MATLAB/Simulink CV/IP toolboxes or similar technical analysis tools
• Excellent communication skills
• Demonstrated ability to work individually or on a small team
• Must be a US citizen
• Must be able to travel periodically to SDL headquarters in Logan, UT
• Must be able to travel occasionally to contractor and customer facilities
• Active DoD Top Secret clearance or current SSBI (
Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree in Computer Science or related STEM field
• Experience in CV Software Development for embedded architectures, using compiled languages or auto-code techniques
• Experience working on deployed systems using CV
• Experience with Hardware-in-the-loop simulation and test
• Experience with passive sensor hardware (e.g. EO-CMOS, LWIR-Bolometers)
• Some experience with GNC subsystem
• Experience with Atlassian management tools (Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket, etc.)
• Ability to lead small teams
• Ability to provide mentoring, leadership, and experience sharing with junior engineers

At the Space Dynamics Laboratory, we take pride in and highly value our employees.

SDL Offers Competitive Salaries And Fantastic Benefits, Including
• A 14.2% employer retirement contribution into a 401(a) account. No matching required!
• Flexible work schedules to fit your style-every Friday off, every other Friday off, hybrid remote work, or simply traditional hours
• Generous paid leisure and sick leave to ensure you never miss a special event
• Favorable company locations with average commute times of less than 15 minutes
• Utah State University undergraduate tuition discounts of 50%, full reimbursement for graduate tuition, and free course audits for employees and dependents meeting eligibility requirements
• High-quality, low-cost health, dental, and life insurance
• A great, highly educated team that works together to solve some of the most fascinating problems on (and off) our planet
• SDL maintains a family feel and high retention rate (over 90% job satisfaction rate)
• Relocation assistance available for most positions

For questions or assistance with the application process or the DoD SkillBridge program, please contact [email protected]

EOE including Disability and Vet

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