SRI International

Sr. Research Engineer, Signal Processing

Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor
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At SRI International, Ann Arbor, MI, we have an opening for a Senior Research Engineer with complex signal processing experience. The Senior Research Engineer will participate in multi-disciplinary, collaborative teams and contribute to the development of state-of-the-art remote sensing solutions and surveillance technologies. Relevant sensor types include active/passive radar and electro-optic/infrared imaging systems. Projects will include the development of advanced sensor concepts to exploit new and unique phenomenology, and the associated design and validation activities.


This position is within the Advanced Technology and Systems Division (ATSD). The vision of ATSD is to create competitive advantages for our customers by inventing new technology and concepts resulting in disruptive, low cost, and high-performance solutions.


The division advances the state of the art in diverse areas such as radar and electronic warfare;synthetic aperture radar (SAR), moving target indicators (MTI), novel imaging technology; robotics; quantum sensing and metrology; marine technology; and applied optics.

  • Work with an interdisciplinary team developing algorithms for exploitation of sensor data in geospatial contexts.
  • Formation and analysis of imagery products, development of advanced signal processing tools for image understanding and imagery exploitation, and the integration of data from multiple sources to enhance understanding.
  • Programming, algorithm development, design and execution of Electro-Optic and/or radar computational models & simulations, and analysis of results.
  • Participate in laboratory work, collecting and analyzing sensor data.
  • Additional tasks include defining software and system interfaces, system integration and testing, and field support to experiments and demonstrations.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree with 3+ years of relevant experience; or B.S. with 8+ years of relevant experience.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.
  • Experience associated with radar, imaging sensors, image processing, or other signal/data processing applications.
  • Experience with algorithm implementations in MATLAB and development in C and/or C++.
  • Solid analytical ability.

The salary range is: $117,545-$174,843.  Salary ranges will vary and are based on several factors, including geographic location, market competitiveness and equity amongst internal employees in similar roles.  SRI has a competitive benefits package, to view details please go to


SRI International, an over 75-year strong pioneering research institute, has a rich history supporting government and industry. Our innovations have created new industries, billions of dollars in market value and lasting benefits to society. SRI is organized around broad disciplines and capabilities, with research and development divisions and labs to groups who excel at identifying new opportunities, developing products and creating custom solutions. Our organization is driven by impact - delivering unique solutions for the world's important challenges and transforming ideas into reality for clients and partners.


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