SRI International

Sr. Research Engineer, Remote Sensing

Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor
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At our SRI International, Ann Arbor, MI campus, we are looking for a Sr. Research Engineer, Remote Sensing who will have proven expertise in remote sensing with particular emphases in EOIR and/or radar imaging system technologies and design, image processing and applied signal processing. This background will provide a basis for leading small engineering teams to develop state-of-the-art solutions to important client problems.


Projects will include the development of advanced sensor concepts to exploit new and unique phenomenology, and the design of remote sensing experiments.

The work may also include:

  • 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. 

They will participate in client relationship building, business development activities and proposal preparation in order to expand the existing project portfolio.

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; novel imaging technology; robotics; quantum sensing and metrology; marine technology; and applied optics.


  • M.S. or Ph.D. degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience; or B.S. with 8+ years of experience of direct relevance to this position.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required along with the ability to obtain and maintain a U.S. government security clearance.
  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of remote sensing phenomena.
    • Experience with active and passive sensor systems and the application of related processing algorithms is essential.  
  • Proficient use of engineering analysis tools such as Matlab.
  • Solid communication, presentation and leadership skills.

The salary range is: $120720-$159950. Salary ranges will vary and are based on several factors, including geographic location, market competitiveness and equity amongst internal employees in similar roles.  Positions may also qualify for SRI's Pay for Outstanding Performance program or the annual Performance Based Compensation program. SRI also 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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