The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for an Algorithm Developer / Data Scientist to work in Dayton, OH 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.
- Work as a scientific algorithm developer in a fast–paced research and development team on EO/IR imagery systems addressing image collection, characterization and exploitation problems.
- Support informational briefings for educating scientists and managers on research outcomes and the impact on the mission.
- Facilitate technical interaction between two research organizations to promote collaboration and information sharing.
- Conductive selective analysis in order to gain a deeper understanding of existing R&D processes and procedures.
- Leverage technical skills applying remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems including: characterize existing and new sensor systems, develop new and improve data analysis techniques, propose collection strategies to address new signature development, develop approaches for signal enhancement and clutter suppression.
- Examples of potential projects include: extract weak signals and identify new signatures from noisy data, object detection and tracking, feature extraction and classification, signal processing, and radiometric analysis.
- Bachelors with 12+ years relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years
- Working experience with Matlab and/or Python scripting, infrared image science, signal processing, EO/IR systems.
- Ability to learn new concepts and apply them to meet research objectives is required.
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
Job Family:Data Scientist
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