Audio-Video Exploitation Specialist and Engineer

Job Location US-MD-Bethesda
Posted Date 5 months ago(10/12/2017 12:34 PM)
Requisition ID
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Minimum Clearance
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Relocation Eligible

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.


Engility is seeking an Audio-Video Exploitation Specialist and Engineer with a current TS/SCI and CI polygraph, or the willingness to take a CI polygraph, to support a DNI Center within the National Capital Region. This is a newly-awarded 5-year contract. Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Apply procedures and techniques obtained by quantitative and qualitative analysis of multi-media files (i.e., metric, angle, spatial, wavelength, time dependence, modulation, and signal optimization). 
  • Identify distinctive features and signatures associated with the source, emitter, or sender, and facilitate subsequent identification and/or measurement of the same to answer questions of composition, location, and/or performance by measuring fundamental physical characteristics of targets and events of interest.
  • Apply procedures and methods to provide advanced processing and examination of multimedia files such as:
  • Analysis of audible and inaudible components of multimedia files
  • Signal optimization
  • Visual and audio enhancements
  • Visual and audio authentication, video snapshots, frame extractions and other services as required by the Government lead.
  • Provide briefings and documentation which describes the fundamental changes that occur to the multimedia files as they are manipulated. 
  • Write scripts in Python, MATLAB, LabVIEW, and other language platforms on Windows and Linux operating systems to support the quantitative and qualitative analysis of time-sensitive, operationally-focused examinations of multimedia files.
  • Implement and follow standards, guidelines, and other documents, as applicable, relevant to the practice of speaker comparison, recognition, and identification as well as voice data retention, measurement, and retrieval. 
  • Establish and maintain a robust and persistent capability to collect and analyze audio and video clips for the purposes of speaker comparison, recognition, and identification.
  • Provide audio and video examinations to provide advanced noise and signal filtering, pattern/frequency determination e.g. aircraft signatures, vehicle signatures, generator noises, microphone distance, and acoustic models.

Required Qualifications

  • Must have a current/active TS/SCI with CI polygraph or be willing and able to pass a CI polygraph within 90 days of starting
  • Requires five (5) years of experience in the area of signal processing and computer vision.
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science or other relevant scientific or engineering discipline.  4 additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of the degree.
  • Experience in signal processing, computer vision, rapid prototyping, and integration

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with algorithms using MATLAB, Python, etc.
  • Experience with programming in C/C#/C++, MATLAB, LabVIEW, etc.
  • Knowledge/understanding of digital signal processing techniques and technologies, as well as acoustic design concepts
  • Experience with audio capture and real-time processing
  • Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new multimedia and audio and video technologies
  • Experience/working knowledge of the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Defense Intelligence Agency Intelligence


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