Full Job Description
As an engineer and technologist in biometrics (face, fingerprint, iris)/image processing/ computer vision, you will be working with our clients to design, create, evaluate, and maintain solutions using your experience and expertise in biometric identification and image processing. In your role you will research, evaluate, and develop solutions for national security missions spanning identity management and end-to-end systems that are transforming the way our clients handle and analyze information and translate it into actionable intelligence.
You would join Noblis’ intelligence and analytics mission area and our team of developers, scientists, engineers, researchers, and analysts that have served federal, state, and local government clients on high-consequence problems in analytics, biometrics, AI/machine learning, and forensic science for over 20 years. Our team is engaged across the US Government and has been instrumental in making our customers’ programs successful in analytics, automation, and digital solutions spanning identity science, AI/machine learning, computer vision, biometrics, forensics, media analytics, systems engineering, software development/integration, DevOps, and cloud technologies.
Client Engagement: • Begin developing relationships one level up and two levels down. Identify and support opportunities to expand project scope beyond current deliverable and actively share information about clients’ emerging support needs and trends with team members and management. · Participate on proposals Qualifications:
You have BA/BS in a technology, engineering, computer science or related discipline
You have at least 10 years of hands-on experience in one or more of the fields of biometrics/identity management and systems engineering/enterprise architecture
You have hands-on experience of a broad ranges of technology systems and are able to work with:
any of the following image processing and computer vision frameworks and libraries: GIMP, OpenCV
programming languages and scripting methods including: Python, C, C++, Java, .NET, Perl, Bash, AWK
operating systems: Linux, Windows
basic Linux administration for installing applications and system utilities
You have hands-on experience:
engineering solutions to optimize, monitor, and measure performance of operational biometric systems
conducting (and/or leading) research and development of biometric, identity management, entity resolution, and image authentication solutions
conducting (and/or/ leading) experiments to evaluate and measure performance of biometric systems
developing alternate concepts of operation to improve biometric sample and image quality, including automated image quality assessment, image enhancement, device calibration
developing software algorithms to assess and improve image quality
conducting research and assessment to develop technical contributions/guidance for national and international biometrics standards, proposed standards, and policies
Has strong written and verbal communication skills (e.g., technical writing)
You have a Top Secret clearance
Beyond the requirements above, our ideal colleague:
Has advanced their formal education with a MS/PhD specializing in image processing, computer vision, machine learning, and artificial intelligence
Has hands-on experience with any of the following AI/machine learning frameworks, statistical packages, and libraries: Tensorflow, Caffe, Amazon Machine Learning, Apache Singa, Torch, Scikit-learn, Microsoft CNTK, Apache Mahout, SQL, d3.js, map-reduce, R, Weka, Orange, as well as open source and other emerging technologies/frameworks
Has experience working with USG clients, operational components, and stakeholders
Has or are eligible for special access programs
Has hands-on experience with optics, sensors, color management, measuring image quality characteristics
Has hands-on experience with document security features, public key infrastructure (PKI), document imaging, and optical character recognition (OCR)
Complements our existing team, likes solving problems, and is comfortable with ambiguity
Can self manage, has strong self-organization skills, and is eager to contribute
Strives to be an excellent engineer, is eager to explore new technologies, and develop new skills
Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiary, Noblis ESI, tackle the nation's toughest problems and apply advanced solutions to our clients' most critical missions. We bring the best of scientific thought, management and engineering expertise together in an environment of independence and objectivity to deliver enduring impact on federal missions. Noblis works with a wide range of government clients in the defense, intelligence and federal civil sectors. Learn more at Noblis -About Us
Why work at a Noblis company?
Our employees find greater meaning in their work and balance the other things in life that matter to them. Our people are our greatest asset. They are exceptionally skilled, knowledgeable, team-oriented, and mission-driven individuals who want to do work that matters and benefits the public. Noblis has won numerous workplace awards. Noblis maintains a drug-free workplace.
Noblis is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race (as well as because of or on the basis of traits historically associated with race, including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions, genetic factors, military/veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.