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Job #: R-00012668
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) seeks skilled and experienced candidates for a Senior Machine Learning (ML) Research Engineer primarily focused on cognitive communications signal processing, to work in our Chantilly, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and expertise to conduct applied research, development, and transition of advanced technologies addressing our nation's most difficult intelligence problems across a diverse set of ML, digital signal processing, high performance computing and systems engineering disciplines.

Primary Responsibilities

The qualified candidate will act as a senior technical contributor to a multi-disciplinary, multi-organizational team addressing a variety of cognitive communications signal processing problems. The candidate will regularly interact with Leidos technical and management leadership and customers to plan and execute research and development projects, document and report project results, and support internal R&D and business capture efforts. The candidate will ultimately act as a Principal Investigator (PI) for sponsored R&D efforts, although this is not expected initially.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelors degree and 12 plus years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field with 10 plus years of prior relevant experience and 4+ years of related machine learning (ML) experience; expertise in ML and deep learning as applied to media (text, image, speech, etc.) recognition, and signal detection and classification problems in complex environments with limited training data. Ability to perform in a self-motivated, team-oriented environment; fluency in Python, MATLAB, R, or similar engineering software environments; U.S. citizenship and an active TS/SCI clearance with counterintelligence polygraph.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge and experience in machine learning (ML) as applied to wireless communications, ML assurance and counter-subversion, radio frequency (RF) systems engineering and digital signal processing; technical project leadership experience, preferably as a PI; software and document configuration management; hands-on experience with Agile processes; proposal development experience.

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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