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Job #: R-00015634
Location: Mountain View, CA
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Do you want to grow your career and be part of a team solving critical challenges that affect the world?

When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”, as well as company that provides:

  • A stable 50-year history 
  • Work/life balance
  • A diverse array of leadership and growth opportunities
  • Training
  • A strong culture, dedicated to inclusion, innovation and ethics
  • Excellent benefits 
  • Exposure to new technologies

Leidos’ Civil Group is leading the way in solving internationally pressing issues, including:

  • Aviation – Guiding the world’s air traffic, managing 43,000+ flights for 2.5 million passengers per day
  • Logistics & infrastructure support – Operating infrastructure for large-scale nuclear cleanup efforts  
  • Cybersecurity – Monitoring advanced threats; managing security services and utility command and control    centers
  • Facility management & operations – Operating the world’s longest supply chain to Antarctica
  • Energy engineering – Restoring power during hurricane efforts; helping communities achieve significant energy savings
  • Environmental management – Delivering innovative environmental solutions and wildlife conservation plans
  • IT infrastructure modernization – Helping 2+ million citizens recover from identity theft; maintaining global biometrics    systems
  • Transportation security solutions – Securing U.S. borders with 1200+ radiation and explosive monitors; designing vehicle solutions that save lives, reduce congestion, and boost fuel efficiency

Leidos is seeking a Support Scientist in Mountain View, CA.

The Support Scientist will perform scientific work involving rigorous studies of biological systems designed to operate in reduced gravity and/or other space conditions in support of NASA’s life support efforts and other space exploration programs. This includes the development of organisms and systems that are capable of producing mission-relevant compounds such as nutritional compounds, pharmaceuticals, chemicals/polymers, fuels, and binding agents. Collaborate with other scientists in generating research proposals, and publishing research findings in peer-reviewed journals.

Requirements:

Bachelor’s Degree in Science or related field and 2 years of related experience

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External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Research Scientist

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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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 [email protected].

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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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