Leidos is hiring an experienced Research Scientist/Physicist. This position can be onsite or will allow telework.
The new employee will support nuclear weapon effects simulations, specifically in the areas of radiation hydrodynamics and shock-hydrodynamics and all associated physics with the development of modeling and simulation tools.
Experienced in the details of nuclear device explosion modeling and simulation with emphasis on radiation hydrodynamics and shock hydrodynamics including the radiation opacity, electron transport, and associated physical processes that govern the expansion of the initial fireball and the entrainment of ambient air.
Will lead development on new simulated sensors to duplicate the response of fielded systems.
Develop analysis and visualization capabilities to turn the simulation results into knowledge.
BS/BA and 8+ yrs of experience OR PhD in Physics (preferably shock physics, plasma physics, or CFD) and 4+ yrs of experience
Experience with radiation transport and/or CFD codes.
Experience with high performance computing.
Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance; preferably a TS clearance.
Active DoD Secret clearance
Experience can be in any high performance computing simulation field, but physical and/or sensor simulation preferred.
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00
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.
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