Astronomical research facilities

Spectral Scientist/Engineer
Location OH - Beavercreek
Req # 3515
Minimum Clearance Required TS/SCI
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Thank you for your interest in joining the Centauri team. Together, we can leverage the next generation of advanced technologies to deliver industry-leading capabilities across land, air, sea, space, and cyberspace. Our goal is to deliver innovative solutions using an agile, mission-first approach to address the most difficult technical challenges facing our customers. The only way that we can tackle these challenges is by recruiting the brightest minds in the industry to join our team.

Spectral Scientist/Engineer


The Spectral Scientist will provide technical analysis, product enhancement, and subject matter expertise to support the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright-Patterson AFB. The candidate will conduct in-depth scientific analysis, research algorithmic techniques, develop prototype software, determine software settings, evaluate spectral data from new sensors, and improve technical workflows to increase NASIC multispectral & hyperspectral analytic capabilities and provide valuable intelligence.  Analysis and research findings will typically be delivered in an intelligence report or briefing with supporting graphics and documentation.

Job Duties:

•Perform in-depth spectral studies and analyses including formulating parameters and factors to be considered, and validates the results

•Analyze data in the application of spectral technology to solve intelligence problem sets

•Coordinate with analysts from other intelligence disciplines

•Prepare and present briefings and update internal report tracking metrics for analysis

•Work independently and in a team environment

•May require technical leadership and directing the work of other staff members

Required Qualifications:

•Bachelor/Master degree in engineering, remote sensing, science or mathematics and, or geology with applicable experience, PhD desired but not required.

•Demonstrated knowledge of ISR data processing, exploitation, and dissemination (PED)

•Ability to work independently and in a team environment

•Strong oral and written communication skills

•Strong technical writing and briefing skills

Security Requirements:  Active TS/SCI security clearance required. 

Centauri is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other factor protected by law.

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