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Job #: R-00088524
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos tackles the most challenging national defense problems using advanced signal processing algorithms and data analytics. At our San Diego office, we have a dedicated and experienced team of scientists and engineers devoted to squeezing the last bit of information from every data set, and we seek a candidate with an interest in algorithm research, development, and implementation, who also possesses a strong scientific curiosity and desire to learn new things. Leidos is an employee-friendly company with a strong benefits package, flexible working hours, and a collegial atmosphere. Come join our growing team!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members (Hydrodynamitists, Data Scientists, Physicists, Machine Learning Researchers, Acousticians, Mathematicians, Signal Processing Engineers, Electrical Engineers, system Engineers, and more) to develop cutting edge solutions to complex problems.
  • Develop and refine innovative signal processing and algorithms for National Defense.
  • Conduct data analysis and explore various techniques/algorithms for noise reduction, detection, and characterization. Identifies meaningful insights and communicates findings internal and to the customer.
  • Maintains awareness of emerging analytics and big-data technologies.
  • Recommends and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function’s strategy and operations.
  • Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation. 
  • Develops solutions that are highly innovative and achieved through research and integration of best practices.

What's in it for you?

  • A challenging, fast-paced work environment to solve critically important, real-world problems
  • Flexible work schedule to maintain work-life balance
  • Professional and technical development opportunities through mentoring programs and full tuition coverage for Masters and PhD programs
  • A research-oriented environment with a small business feel created by an accessible organizational structure

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree with 12+ years of prior relevant experience, Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in applied math, physics, or engineering
  • Must currently hold a Top-Secret security clearance
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Fluency in MATLAB, Python, or similar high-level language
  • Proven track record of innovation, problem solving, and achieving technical results
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience programming in C/C++
  • Experience in scientific algorithm development and EO/IR (Electro-Optical/Infra-Red) systems.
  • Currently hold a Top Secret/SCI security clearance
  • Comfortable with public speaking and/or customer presentations

LInC

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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