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Job #: R-00023876
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for an OPIR Scientist to work in Springfield, VA on the RECON project, in support of the NGA's Research Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in an R&D environment and support critical warfighter missions. You will work as a scientist in a fast–paced research and development team on EO/IR imagery systems addressing image and video collection, characterization and exploitation problems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems including: automating data analysis using machine learning, characterize existing and new sensor systems, develop new and improve data analysis techniques, propose collection strategies to address new signature development .  
  • Support informational briefings for educating scientists and managers on research outcomes and the impact on the mission.
  • Design collection experiments and compare measured results with ground truth data.
  • Examples of potential projects include: extract weak signals and identify new signatures from noisy data, image reconstruction, object detection and tracking, feature extraction and classification, machine learning, signal processing, and radiometric analysis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelors with 5+ years of relevant experience
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Working experience with algorithm development, Matlab and/or Python scripting, HPC, image science, signal processing, EO/IR systems.
  • Ability to learn new concepts and apply them to meet research objectives.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Data 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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