Leidos is hiring an Infrared (IR) Engineer with an active Secret clearance to support the National Air and Space Intelligence Center at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio.
Initial work will be done at the contractor site and could eventually lead to work at the customer site; an active Secret clearance is required to be considered for the role
The successful candidate will assist the intelligence community with the prediction and analysis of air and space object signatures using IR tools such as Spectral and In-Band Radiometric Imaging of Targets and Scenes (SPIRITS).
They will also conduct research using Optical Signatures Code (OSC). Our new colleague will join a team comprised of military, government, and other contractors to achieve high confidence answers to problems of interest. The candidate will work independently and have effective writing and verbal communication skills.
The engineer will produce robust, all-source IR signature assessments of aircraft and space objects.
The scope of this effort will include engineering support to produce IR signature assessments of foreign aircraft and satellites using all-source information and signature prediction tools.
The candidate will need to adhere to modeling procedures including, but not limited to, verification/evaluation of signature predictions against available measured data, production of standardized plots and tabular listings, and summary of methodology/key findings in a written report.
- Active Secret clearance (with TS/SCI eligibility)
- BS degree in Physics, Engineering or a related field
- 2+ years of related work experience
- Experience in data analysis using tools like MATLAB
- Strong analytical, communication, and attention to detail; ability to work both individually and with teams
- Active TS/SCI
- Knowledge of scripting and software development
- Experience in IR aircraft signature production, satellite/space vehicle systems, components, industry, satellite design/system engineering, and space operations
- Previous knowledge and experience with research and production IAW ICD 206 “Sourcing Requirements for Disseminated Analytic Products”, using production tools such as SPIRITS, and using research tools such as OSC
Pay Range:Pay Range $65,000.00 - $117,500.00
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.
Original Posting Date:12/11/2023
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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