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Company Name:
MDA Information Systems LLC
Approximate Salary:
130000.00 - 150000.00 Per Year
Ann Arbor, Michigan
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
> 10 years
Education level:
Master's Degree
820 W Diamond Ave Suite 300

Senior Scientist

MDA Information Systems LLC has an immediate opening for a Senior Scientist subject matter expert in Automatic Target Recognition (ATR). The position provides the opportunity to drive MDA's business in the area of ATR, including but not limited to, Classical Methods, Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Multi-INT. Applicants should have a rich background in ATR and be experienced in the IC and DOD communities.

The Company:

MDA is an industry leader in earth observation remote sensing technology and image processing to supply geospatial intelligence. Our employees have an opportunity to work on projects that support some of our nation's fundamental defense services. MDA employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

We build satellite ground systems that enable users to acquire and process imagery from the most sophisticated Earth-observing satellites in the world: much of the satellite imagery that you see on Google Maps was generated by our software! Our firm serves a diverse client base including commercial and governmental organizations in agriculture, energy, defense, and civilian government.

Must be a US Citizen and eligible to receive a TS/SCI clearance.



  • Will be responsible for growing MDA's business in this area of ATR through strong personal IC and DOD connections.
  • The Senior Scientist will lead a team of highly-skilled engineers and scientists to help acquire new business and drive innovation in the field of ATR for many applications.
  • This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's core defense services and systems


  • PhD in EE, Physics, CS or similar field
  • 10-15 years of work experience in ATR
  • Well-recognized expert in ATR-Must have working knowledge of the current Electro-Optical and/or Synthetic Aperture RADAR phenomenologies and significant experience writing technical documents and proposals.
  • Knowledge,experience,stong connections in IC and DOD communities
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Willing to travel up to 50%
  • Former military is a plus

Exceptional Candidates will have:


  • Experience with Machine Learning, including Deep Learning
  • Experience fusing phenomenologies through Multi-INT principles
  • A great candidate will hold a long history of success in the field of ATR and cultivate the strong personal relationships that accompany this history.


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