Computational Scientist

Huntsville, Alabama 35801
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  • Job Type
    Employee
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Areté conducts research, development and operational capability development across the technology spectrum for a wide range of national security and commercial customers.  Areté applies hard science to hard problems to develop innovative solutions.  We execute cutting edge analysis in sensors, lasers, and modeling.  We also conduct field tests of our products and manufacture a variety of components.  An employee-owned company, Areté offers an exciting and challenging work environment with highly competitive compensation levels, a full benefits package and significant advancement opportunities. Our Huntsville, AL office is developing new capabilities in detection of airborne threats using radar and EO/IR sensors for missile defense and has an immediate opening for a Computational Scientist.  This is an exempt non-supervisory full-time position.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Design and implement advanced signal and image processing algorithms to extract actionable information from remote sensing data
  • Design, develop, analyze, and test software applications from prototype to operational using modern software development languages and practices
  • Assess algorithm performance on real-world data
  • Develop requirements analysis, system architecture, and integrate new signal and image capture and processing technology systems
  • Document results via written reports and/or well-commented code

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in computer science, physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and/or Python
  • Proven capability in software architecture and design with emphasis upon modular, maintainable, and extensible software designs and frameworks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work in a team with minimal supervision and agility to work multiple potentially disparate projects simultaneously
  • Proven capability to develop creative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Appetite to attack and solve interesting problems of critical importance to national security
  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • GPU acceleration of image processing algorithms using CUDA
  • Cloud computing and/or developing cloud applications
  • Experience in any of the following areas: sensor applications including EO/IR and radar, data analysis, signal processing, machine learning, algorithm development
  • Ability to present technical results to customers and at technical review meetings
  • Proficiency in High Performance Computing techniques such as: multithreaded programming, inter-process communication, GPU programming, and coprocessor programming
  • Active security clearance

Please submit your resume on-line at: http://www.arete.com. U.S. citizenship, background screen and drug test are required to meet position eligibility

 

Areté is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact  Areté Human Resources Representative.

Areté will consider for employment-qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

 

Requirements

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD in computer science, physical sciences, engineering, or mathematics
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and/or Python
  • Proven capability in software architecture and design with emphasis upon modular, maintainable, and extensible software designs and frameworks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capacity to work in a team with minimal supervision and agility to work multiple potentially disparate projects simultaneously
  • Proven capability to develop creative solutions to complex technical problems
  • Appetite to attack and solve interesting problems of critical importance to national security
  • U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications & Experience:

  • GPU acceleration of image processing algorithms using CUDA
  • Cloud computing and/or developing cloud applications
  • Experience in any of the following areas: sensor applications including EO/IR and radar, data analysis, signal processing, machine learning, algorithm development
  • Ability to present technical results to customers and at technical review meetings
  • Proficiency in High Performance Computing techniques such as: multithreaded programming, inter-process communication, GPU programming, and coprocessor programming
  • Active security clearance

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