Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Satellite Systems Calibration Engineer
KBR is looking for an Engineer/Scientist for a position in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. KBR, headquartered in Houston Texas, is the primary Technical Services and Support Contractor (TSSC) to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) for performing work at the Earth Resources Observation and Science ( EROS ) Center ( Sioux Falls, SD ). The multidisciplinary staff, in partnership with NASA, uses their unique expertise in remote sensing-based science and technologies to carry out research, data acquisition, information access and management and archive preservation to provide satellite ground imagery data to users and science organizations around the world. This effort represents the world's longest continuously-acquired collection of space-based moderate-resolution land remote sensing data with over four decades of imagery.
The Calibration Engineer is a specialized position within the TSSC who as a part of a small team of analysts provides characterization, calibration, and validation expertise for the Landsat satellite systems as well as other remote sensing systems. The Landsat series of satellites includes the decommissioned Landsats 1-5, currently active Landsats 7 and 8, and the in-development Landsat 9. Areas of sensor characterization and radiometric calibration and validation, which the successful candidate may be involved, include detector response characterization, artifact correction, noise removal, radiative transfer modeling, cross-calibration with other sensors (spaceborne, airborne, and terrestrial), radiance and reflectance product validation, etc.
Education : Bachelor of Science degree (Master’s degree desired) in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Remote
Sensing, or other Satellite Systems field of study.
Experience : Minimum of 2 years related experience or equivalent education experience in radiometry of remote
This position will be posted to the career opportunities listing on the KBR website ( https://www.kbr.com/careers at http://www.sgt-inc.com/ ). This position may be filled by a KBR teammate on the TSSC Contract. Please apply on line.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/m/f/disabled/veteran.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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