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Lead, Digital Sensor Engineer (Clearance Level: Top-Secret)

Company: Harris Corporation
Location: santa barbara
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Lead, Digital Sensor Engineer (Clearance Level: Top-Secret)

4/13/21 Engineering, Engineering--Electrical USA - CA - Los Angeles, USA - CA - Santa Barbara, USA - NY - Rochester

Job Title: Lead, Digital Sensor Engineer
Job Code: SAS20211304-59668
Job Location: Los Angeles-CA, Santa Barbara-CA, or Rochester-NY

Job Description:

Provides expertise as a technical specialist for research, evaluation and verification of image sensor systems built for space applications. Uses the application of engineering standards, principles, theories, concepts, and techniques to solve complex problems associated with spaceflight hardware.

Essential Functions:

  • Program support include mission/requirements definition, concept generation, trade studies, design sensitivity/optimization studies, preliminary and final design, component selection, integration, and test support materials selection, design documentation, and collaboration with manufacturing operation for fabrication in a program team environment.
  • Author camera electronics and/or image sensor specifications and guide development of subcontract activities
  • Direct and evaluate image sensor and camera electronics subcontract technical activities
  • Work with a cross-functional team to derive image sensor performance specifications for space-based camera systems, from customer needs and requirements
  • Develop camera electronics architectures and concepts for space-based image sensor systems
  • Develop space-based camera system radiometric and electrical performance models
  • Work with a cross-functional team to develop image sensor performance and environmental testing qualification plans
  • Lead image sensor performance and radiometric characterization testing
  • Architect image sensor assemblies and electrical interconnect concepts to camera electronics
  • Prepare and present design approach and simulations at internal and customer design reviews.
  • Work independently and lead a small team of designers
  • Travel to site location (Rochester-NY, Wilmington-MA, Ft. Wayne-IN, or Palm Bay-FL) upon need for one month at a time.


  • A Bachelor Degree with at least 9 years of experience OR a Graduate Degree with at least 7 years or experience
  • Experience authoring camera electronics and/or image sensor specifications
  • Experience with developing camera electronics architectures and concepts for space-based image sensor systems
  • Requires experience in design from requirements identification, implementation of the design, integration and test, and support of users of delivered product.
  • Active Top-Secret with SSBI Clearance

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI with SSBI Clearance Required
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills, ability to interact with a cross functional team
  • Ability to collaborate across all levels of leadership.
  • Familiarity and understanding of visible and infrared image sensor detector physics and technologies
  • Familiarity and understanding of digital image sensor read-out-integrated-circuits and interfacing electronics
  • Familiarity and understanding of detector and ROIC manufacturing methods and assembly/integration/test
  • Familiarity and understanding of image processing techniques (non-uniformity correction and spaceborn camera calibration approaches, image data compression, bad-pixel masking, color re-construction etc.)
  • Ability to architect an end to end image sensor space system with a full understanding of the product lifecycle.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

Expertise Engineering, Engineering--Electrical

Location USA - CA - Santa Barbara, USA - NY - Rochester, USA - CA - Los Angeles

Stock Quote: HRS

Last Trade: 110.89

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