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Research Scientist โ€“ Army Night Vision/Electronic Sensors

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Job ID: 2017910
Location: FORT BELVOIR, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2020
Category: Engineering and Sciences
Subcategory: Scientist
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No

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Job Description


SAIC has a contingent opportunity for a Research Scientist to support an Army Night Vision and Electronic Sensors contract. This position is based on contract award and will be located at Ft. Belvoir, VA.

The Research Scientist will provide and support development and maturation for sensor design, trade studies, performance modeling, prototyping, integration, testing, troubleshooting and repair for sensors on manned or unmanned ground vehicles; Solider and small unit sensors; and small Unmanned Aircraft Sensors.  

  • Uses advanced data reporting techniques, mathematics and statistics in order to conduct and report their research
  • Review and analyze data from research studies

  • Develop reports and conclusions based on data 

  • Make recommendations regarding areas of investigation needed in specific research program areas

  • Develop program and product development plans to accomplish specific research/product goals

  • Critique/evaluate individual research projects and overall research programs.

  • Technical development and maturation of sensors, algorithms and processing hardware for tactical ground assets

  • Integration of those  components onto applicable platforms and display systems for demonstration, testing, and  experimentation 

  • Development of sensor interfaces, sensor architectures, and sensor integration with networked command and control systems for demonstration, testing, and experimentation.






  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more of experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience ; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.

  • Experience in Algorithm, SW engineering support and project end-state planning for all phases and efforts of Development and Integration Support to Sensors.

  • Experienced in Computer Sciences, SW engineering, AI/ML, data fusion or C2 protocol development.

  • Identification and application of advanced computing platforms to be vetted through industry surveys for computing solutions

  • R/F Microwave expertise & experience

  • TEMP design and implementation 


  •  Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance




SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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