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Job #: R-00015487
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Test Scientist

Job Description:

Leidos is actively interviewing for a Test Scientist to support our team at Kirtland AFB, NM.


Develop, manage, and implement instrumentation plans and methodologies to meet measurement objectives to support testing. Conduct research, development, and integration efforts for DTRA to maintain currency in state-of-the-art and emerging/developmental data acquisition systems and sensor technologies across the CB testing spectrum to ensure maximum effectiveness and to fill voids in testing capabilities. Develop and implement rigorous processes to ensure new sensor and data

acquisition technologies are properly investigated and validated prior to introduction into the DTRA inventory. Develop test plans and methodologies to perform validation and verification testing of existing and emerging measurement diagnostic technologies and systems.


  • Coordinating with government customers on a routine basis to plan future tests and review test and program results
  • Researching new test instrumentation/equipment, sensors and procedures to enhance future testing
  • Planning, execution and integration of tests into government test plans   
  • Interpreting test results
  • Communicating of test results in both oral and written formats.
  • Providing technical oversight and guidance to a test team


  • Bachelor of Science with four years of test and instrumentation experience
  • Knowledge of government test procedures
  • Familiarity with test instrumentation
  • Demonstrated ability to participate in a test team
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of tools
  • Ability to work as an individual and in a team environment.
  • Top Secret clearance required, eligible for Top Secret/ Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)  clearance


  • Project Management Professional
  • Knowledge of Countering WMD chemical threats or CBRN threats
  • Experience in modeling and simulation of Countering WMD/CBRN threats

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance



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 33,000 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

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