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Job #: R-00011869
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Machine Learning (ML) Algorithms Research Engineer to join our Electronic Warfare (EW) division. The candidate will research, develop, and implement new machine learning algorithms to support the division's Cognitive EW business area, which leverages state of the art ML concepts for implementation across the RF domain (e.g., cognitive communications, radar, electronic warfare (EW), spectrum sensing, SIGINT) .

The Leidos EW Division performs on programs that include advanced signal processing, machine learning, optimization, detection & estimation, deep learning, and adaptive decision and control.

Primary Responsibilities

Designs and develops methods, algorithms, and systems that apply machine learning technologies to support advanced electronic warfare concepts.

Works and leads cross-discipline engineering teams in order to develop, integrate, test, and field Cognitive Electronic Warfare systems.

Support business capture activities and proposals through technical contributions in the areas of machine learning, advanced signal processing, radar, and electronic warfare.

Basic Qualifications

Strong experience with mathematical model tools and languages; such as MATLAB, Python, etc.

Experience in being part of a multi-disciplinary project team in research or development

Strong and confident communication/presentation skills

An active US Secret clearance is required

Bachelor's degree and 8 plus years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 plus years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain. Degrees in Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, Computer Science / Machine Learning, or similar field are preferred.

LInC

Electronic Warfare

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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