Leidos currently has a need for an EO Space Signatures Analyst. All work is on site at Wright-Patterson AFB; an active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this role.
This position is fitting for an All-Source Analyst knowledgeable in foreign space systems, experienced in electro-optical signature characterization, and with the ability to manage large-scale data production. The successful candidate will provide support by utilizing NASIC-developed 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 written reports.
This position will require working as part of a team comprised of military, government, and other contractors to achieve high confidence answers to problems of interest. The qualified candidate must also be able to work independently and have effective writing and verbal communication skills.
* Researching satellite/space vehicles using signature modeling software
* Assessing physical characteristics, performance, and capabilities of satellite systems
* Assessing Foreign Resident Space Object (RSO) operational characteristics, detection analysis, and target characterization/identification
* Produce high confidence answers to problems of interest
TS/SCI security clearance
BA/BS and 5+ years related experience; additional experience can be considered in lieu of degree
Strong analytical and communication skills and ability to work individually and with teams
Space systems: Expertise and/or experience in satellite/space vehicle systems
Expertise and/or experience in flight computers, navigation and control systems, circuits, and li-ion batteries