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Job #: R-00012843
Location: Morgantown, WV
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a Research Scientist for its Research Support Services (RSS) contract for the Department of Energy's (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL). NETL is a DOE national laboratory that produces technological solutions for America's energy challenges. The candidate will focus on demonstrating improvements in critical process controller and quantifying condition monitoring indications using on-line System Identification techniques on laboratory power generation equipment and PC boiler systems.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Analyze data using data analytics to extract critical linkages between performance and operations.
  • Develop test plans to demonstrate on-line system identification on laboratory power equipment
  • Develop case studies drawing analogy between coal fired power plant and NETL laboratory power system
  • Present ideas and results to research team.
  • Work independently and collaboratively with members of the research team to meet milestones and deliverables.
  • Lead efforts in writing research papers and creating conference presentations.


Required Qualifications:
  • MS degree from an accredited university with 2-6 years of experience.
  • The candidate must possess deep understanding of the fundamental principles, theories, practices, and established methodology of engineering, chemistry, physics and mathematics.
  • The candidate must be able to communicates with colleagues across multiple areas (project managers, other technical resources, etc.).
  • Explains technical solutions, practices and procedures to others within the organization.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with coal and coal fired power systems, multivariable analysis, dynamic modeling, and/or automation and control.
  • Skills such as programming using C and/or Python, use of statistical software R, JMP, Sigmaplot, programming with Matlab/Simulink, or other.
  • Excellent communication skills.


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 .

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