Image Processing Engineer

Dallas, TX, United States

L-3 Communications is a prime contractor in Command, Control, Communications, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems, aircraft modernization and maintenance, and government services. L-3 is also a leading provider of a broad range of electronic systems used on military and commercial platforms. Our customers include the U.S. Department of Defense and its prime contractors, U.S. Government intelligence agencies, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Justice, allied foreign governments, domestic and foreign commercial customers and select other U.S. federal, state and local government agencies.

Military infrared imaging technology is advancing rapidly. This is enabling the use of novel image processing algorithms to provide new benefits to the warfighter. L3T Sensor Systems Segment is the industry leader in state-of-the art ground, air, maritime, and space sensor systems. We are seeking a motivated and talented engineer to participate with and contribute to a development team that working on advanced image processing and computer vision algorithms for defense systems. The successful candidate will leverage knowledge of image processing / computer vision algorithms to develop solutions for next generation military systems. These algorithms and solutions will be employed across multiple L3T companies. The candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple tasks in parallel, collaborating with other engineering teams across multiple L3T divisions.

Responsibilities will include

  • Research and development of basic to advanced image processing and computer vision algorithms, including but not limited to: target detection and tracking, fusion, segmentation, and video georeferencing.
  • Image processing algorithm development
  • Matlab coding
  • Work successfully on a team to design and implement image-processing algorithms for military systems. Teams may span multiple L3T companies.
  • Identify cutting-edge image processing or computer vision algorithms that can enhance new or existing imaging systems


Image Processing, Algorithm Development, Computer Vision, Tracking, Infrared, Sensor, Target, Signal Processing



  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering / Computer Science / Physics or Mathematics with 5 years experience in image processing development

Required Experience

  • Minimum 5 years experience industry and/or research experience developing algorithms for image/video processing and/or computer vision applications.
  • Expertise in target detection/tracking and traditional image processing algorithms.
  • Image processing algorithm development expertise in Matlab.Understanding and working knowledge of image processing and/or computer vision toolboxes in Matlab.
  • Successful candidates must meet eligibility requirements to access US classified information. L3T Department of Defense contractor that requires that all employees be a U.S. Person (U.S. Citizen, a lawful permanent alien, refugee, or granted asylum). We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse screening.

Desirable Experience
  • An understanding of imaging sensors in military domains (EO/IR).
  • Experience supporting the transition of Matlab algorithms to a real-time software/hardware group.

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