Senior Image Processing / Computer Vision Algorithm Engineeer

Orlando, FL, United States

Position Summary :

Military infrared imaging technology is advancing rapidly. This is enabling the use of novel image algorithms and real-time software and coding architectures for development of solutions for next generation military systems. L-3 Technologies 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 leader to manage a development team that working on advanced image processing and computer vision algorithms and implementation in real-time military and space systems. The successful candidate will have knowledge of image processing and software to allow for managing a large group of geographically distributed image processing and software engineers across many divisions. The candidate must be a self-starter and able to handle multiple tasks in parallel, collaborating with other engineering teams across multiple L-3 divisions.

Responsibilities will include

  • Ability to manage a large geographically distributed image processing group
  • Ability to develop schedules, manpower and resource estimates for programs requiring image processing support in the areas of image stitching, stabilization, restoration, scene segmentation, target detection and tracking, data fusion, auto-cuing and video georeferencing.
  • Knowledge and understanding of development and real-time tools such as Matlab, C, VHDL
  • Ability to estimate and managing resources
  • Knowledge and understanding of real-time processor architecture and code development
  • Ability to lead teams to design and implement real-time image processing for military systems. Teams may span multiple L-3 Communications companies.
Ability to work with segment Subject Matter Experts in aerospace image and signal processing, software, and military imaging systems across a variety of wavebands


Manager, Director, Distributed, Aerospace, Defense, Image Processing, Algorithm, Computer Vision, Software, Tracking, Infrared, Sensor, Target, Signal Processing



  • Bachelors, Masters, or PhD in Electrical Engineering / Computer Engineering / Computer Science / Physics or Mathematics with minimum 15 years experience in technical program management and military image processing algo development

Required Experience

  • Minimum 20 years experience in image processing algorithm development and implementation; minimum 15 years experience with military image processing experience.
  • Experience leading distributed technical teams.
  • Expertise in programmatics including scheduling, planning, manpower resource allocation.
  • Understanding of mathematical modeling, simulations and algorithm performance evaluation.
  • Experience with MS Project, MS PowerPoint, and MS Word.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Desirable Experience

  • Experience managing and leading programs geared toward image/video processing, pattern recognition and computer vision applications.
  • Experience with Matlab.
  • Experience in real-time programming, parallel and distributed computing, CUDA and VHDL.
  • Experience with Altera or Xilinx development tools.
  • Experience in software/firmware development life cycles.

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