Research Scientist

Research Scientist                                                                                  (Cincinnati,OH/Dayton,OH)


Etegent Technologies is a dynamic and growing high-tech development company with headquarters located in Cincinnati, OH and an office located in Dayton, OH near Wright-Patterson AFB. Etegent employs a talented and multi-disciplinary group of engineers with varying levels of education and experience in order to effectively deliver technology solutions that pragmatically solve the needs and challenges of our customers.

Etegent is seeking to add a research scientist/engineer to its engineering team to work in a team environment with Etegent teammates, customers and other researchers in the following areas:

  • Implementing efficient signal/image processing techniques including radar signal processing, electro-optical and infrared image processing.
  • Designing machine learning algorithms for signature exploitation. This includes traditional feature extraction and/or deep learning approaches.
  • Modeling machine learning system performance using regression, MCMC sampling, Bayesian networks and other probabilistic techniques.

The Candidate


Candidate will design, implement, test, debug, and document complex software applications, and may assist in monitoring project schedules and costs. Typical projects are targeted at commercial and military customers. Current C++ experience and Object Oriented development concepts are required.




  • Implementing and understanding state-of-the-art techniques within the machine learning field.
  • Coordinate with teammates and users to define and write efficient, modular and well-documented software.
  • Assist in monitoring and directing project schedules, resources and costs.
  • Assist or lead in writing proposals.
  • Leading research projects.

Minimum Qualifications


  • MS or PHD in the fields of Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Applied Math or Statistics.
  • Proficiency with contemporary engineering/R&D computer tools.
  • Applicant must be eligible to receive a U.S. Security Clearance which at a minimum requires applicant to be a US Citizen. See: Executive Order 12968 indicates U.S. Citizenship requirement to obtain a security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience with signature modeling tools such as Xpatch, DIRSIG, and Blender.
  • Experience with remote sensing data products such as radar, HSI, LIDAR.
  • Experience with MATLAB, Python, Java, C/C++, and parallel processing.
  • Familiarity with AFRL and other DoD/IC programs.
  • Track record of maintaining successful relationships with a variety of R&D customers.
  • History of technical presentations and publications in relevant fields.
  • Existing security clearance.


Salary may vary based on qualifications of candidate.

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