Leidos has an opportunity for a Geophysicist with an active Top Secret clearance to work on-site at the US National Data Center (US NDC) at Patrick AFB, FL.
The candidate will support a multi-year program involving a state-of-the-art nuclear test monitoring system. In this role, you will work with a team providing operations support and maintenance for the system, and performing scientific and engineering studies to enhance its performance. This position involves analyzing, prototyping, testing, and evaluating changes to operational geophysical data processing. Duties also include prototyping algorithms and optimizing configuration parameters to enhance the geophysical capabilities and performance of the system, especially its automated processing.
The US NDC is the geophysical data acquisition, data processing, reporting and archiving component of the United States Atomic Energy Detection System (USAEDS) operated by the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC). AFTAC's mission is to monitor compliance with nuclear test ban treaties by acquiring, processing, reporting, and archiving data from a worldwide array of seismic, hydro-acoustic and infrasonic sensors.
Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
BS in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Geophysics, or related field and 8+ years of relevant experience including geophysical data or a MS and 6+ years of relevant experience.
4+ years of experience in digital signal processing (detection, feature extraction, etc.), time-series analysis, linear and vector algebra, Fourier and spectral analysis, or related scientific computing.
4+ years of experience with MATLAB, GMT, or other scientific evaluation tools.
Experience with relational databases and analyzing large datasets.
Solid verbal and written communication skills.
Active DoD TS/SCI clearance
Experience with automated seismic/hydroacoustic/infrasonic signal detection, seismic event formation, seismic event magnitude, yield estimation, and statistical event identification/classification.
Experience with Oracle, SQL, Linux/UNIX , Python, C, or Fortran
MS in Physics, Mathematics, Electrical Engineering, or related field..
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00
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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