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Computer Vision Research Engineer 

Category Engineering  

STR is a privately-owned, rapidly growing business focused on research and development (R&D) for the defense and intelligence communities. STR has approximately 200 employees at sites in Woburn, MA, Dayton, OH and Arlington, VA. We are a nationally recognized leader in research areas including data analytics, sensors and signal processing, electronic warfare, cyber, video and image understanding, command and control, and precision navigation. Several programs have transitioned advanced technology to military and intelligence users. While our primary focus is on serving US Government customers, we are pursuing commercial applications as well.

Job Description:

  • Design and implement innovative computer vision algorithms for solving challenging scene understanding problems
  • Collaborate with other STR engineers and leading researchers in the computer vision community to develop, adapt, extend and optimize state-of-the-art techniques for addressing new sensor exploitation applications
  • Imagery of interest: visible/infrared still and video imagery from ground and aerial sensors; imaging radar; LIDAR
  • Application areas: object detection, tracking, classification; image registration; 3D modeling; performance modeling; contextual reasoning
  • Perform data analysis on experimental data and identify performance improvement strategies
  • Interact with national security customers and users to determine and assess appropriate solutions
  • Transition algorithms to real-time systems and/or prototype demonstrations
  • Position may involve travel to customer meetings and/or data collections and experiments
Position Requirements


  • PhD or MS degree with relevant experience in computer science, electrical engineering, applied mathematics or related technical discipline
  • Strong scientific software development skills
  • Independent analytical problem-solving skills
  • US citizenship is required; must have ability to obtain a security clearance

STR seeks to provide an outstanding work environment for its employees with excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Full-time employees enjoy 401(k), profit sharing, health and welfare benefits, subsidies for training and conference attendance to foster continued learning and development, and a casual yet technically challenging work environment.

STR is dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce where all employees, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity, or other personal characteristics, feel valued, included, and empowered to achieve their best. We recognize that each employee’s backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives are essential for providing our customers with innovative solutions to challenging national security problems. STR’s commitment to attracting, retaining, and engaging talented and diverse professionals is demonstrated by our participation, sponsorship, and support in local and national minority organizations.

Applicants must be US Citizens.

Req Number ENG-18-00156  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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