Senior Image and Signal Processing Engineer

Job Location US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2018 1:34 PM)
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Draper is an independent, nonprofit research and development company headquartered in Cambridge, MA. The 1,700 employees of Draper tackle important national challenges with a promise of delivering successful and usable solutions. From military defense and space exploration to biomedical engineering, lives often depend on the solutions we provide. Our multidisciplinary teams of engineers and scientists work in a collaborative environment that inspires the cross-fertilization of ideas necessary for true innovation. For more information about Draper, visit


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This individual will develop, implement and test algorithms for a broad array of applications such as celestial navigation, geospatial imagery, and image-based guidance.  They will be expected to contribute new and original ideas as part of our annual IR&D process, business development, and as part of the group’s strategic plan.  Results will be presented to Customers and senior management on a regular basis.



  • The successful applicant will hold a doctorate in a field of science or engineering making extensive use of signal and image processing. 
  • He or she will have strong mathematical, programming and analysis skills, and be able to work with a team of other highly-skilled individuals. 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must. 
  • Exceptional candidates holding a master’s degree and significant experience may also be considered.
  • Applicants selected for this position will be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance.


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