Job Number: 503


Riverside Research’s Intelligence and Defense Solutions Directorate is seeking an OPIR for an opportunity at Wright-Patterson AFB. Responsibilities include analyzing and reverse engineering sensor data streams, sensor processing applications, and their derivative products to ensure optimal processing solutions are implemented as well as maintaining product accuracy.

All Riverside Research opportunities require U.S. citizenship. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise to remote sensing data dissemination chains and the application of new techniques or streamlining approaches for moving data
  • Investigate processing challenges and aid in the design of an improved processing solution
  • Coordinate with external agencies and research partners on emerging methods and technologies for the application of remote sensing data
  • Perform data collection, configuration, performance, and distribution evaluations for remote sensing data
  • Document and present research results and the status of ongoing or emerging projects
  • Communicate advanced concepts to senior leadership in support of communication and program advocacy
  • Author proposals for the application of research areas to address community challenges 
  • Review and access technical deliveries from contract teams 
  • Occasional travel may be required 
  • Other duties as assigned 


  • Top Secret clearance with SCI adjudication
  • Master’s in physics, mathematics, engineering, physical science, computer science or equivalent experience;
  • 5+ years’ experience in one of the following: processing or dissemination chain approaches, application development, programming
  • Propensity to dig into problems in the pursuit of determining root-cause
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, responsible team player able to work independently with minimal daily direction; effective/efficient written/verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications: 

  • Project Management experience
  • Intelligence production experience
  • Optical sensor design or sensor characterization techniques

Riverside Research strives to be one of America's premier providers of independent, trusted technical and scientific expertise. We continue to add experienced and technically astute staff who are highly motivated to help our DoD and Intelligence Community (IC) customers deliver world class programs. As a not-for-profit, technology-oriented defense company, we believe service to customers and support of our staff is our mission. Our goal is to serve as a destination company by providing an industry-leading, positive, and rewarding employee experience for all who join us. We aspire to be a valued partner to our customers and to earn their trust through our unwavering commitment to achieve timely, innovative, cost-effective and mission-focused solutions.

All positions at Riverside Research are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

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