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Job #: R-00010130
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Research Scientist to work in Springfield, VA after an initial orientation at our Alexandria, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Warfighter mission. This opportunity is in support of Advanced Research and Development on the RECON project.

This position will be responsible for providing technical guidance and development support to teams deploying containerized solutions in cloud and High-performance Computing (HPC) environments.

  • Experience with a higher level language such as Python, Java, or C/C++; architecting technical solutions designed for a cloud environment such as AWS, Azure or another cloud environment; hands-on experience within a devops environment and associated tools; and working knowledge of developing and deploying containerized micro-services (Docker, Singularity).
  • 9 years of experience and a MA/MS degree. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • TS/SCI with CI Poly

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Understanding of GPUs and experience with HPC environments and support tools such as workload managers (SLURM), container management (Docker, Singularity) and registration (Kubernetes), and capacity planning .

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 .

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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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