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The successful candidate will be required to carry research and development activities related to the application of machine learning techniques to target detection from hyperspectral imagery.
Tasks will include a literature review of deep learning approaches for spectral anomaly and signature detection, the development, testing, and evaluation of deep learning algorithms and for the validation of their performance by comparison to existing DRDC’s techniques.
Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is an agency of the Canadian Department of National Defence that responds to the scientific and technological needs of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).
Its vision, mission and values guide Defence R&D Canada to ensure that the CAF remains scientifically and operationally relevant.
The agency is made up of eight centers located across Canada with a corporate office in Ottawa.
The Valcartier Research Center develops innovative technologies and systems in the fields of optronic systems, information systems and combat systems.
Work will be conducted within the Spectral and Geospatial Exploitation Section (SGE), whose mandate is to provide the Department of National Defence, the Canadian Armed Forces, and Public Safety the leadership, world-
class sciences and technologies capabilities for EO / IR spectral imagery exploitation for geospatial intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance.
Positions to be filled : 1
Information you must provide
A covering letter in 9,999 words (maximum) "Cover letter describing how you meet the essential and any applicable asset qualifications.
Copy of undergraduate transcripts. A list of the courses you have taken as well as any courses that you are taking now, or that you will be taking this academic year.
You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed.
Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification.
Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected."
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Enrolment in an undergraduate or graduate degree program from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in engineering or physics.
If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)
Completion of courses in any of the following subjects :
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
ORGANIZATIONAL NEEDS :
Employment equity may be used to address the under representation of designated groups.
OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS :
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
Relocate to Quebec, Qc area for the duration of the assignment.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve.
We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Candidates who apply to this selection process should include an email address that accepts email from unknown users (some email systems block these types of email).
Failure to do so may result in your application not being considered further in the selection process.
plays, behaviour-based questions, situational exercises and reference checks.
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.
If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.