Join Leidos today and help us meet our mission: To make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through science, engineering and information technology. The US NDC is the geophysical data acquisition, data processing, reporting and archiving component of the United States Atomic Energy Detection System (USAEDS) operated by the Air Force Technical Applications Center (AFTAC). AFTAC's mission is to monitor compliance with nuclear test ban treaties to standards set by US verification and policy leaders.
Leidos has a new career opportunity for a Geophysicist to work on-site at the US National Data Center (US NDC) at Patrick AFB, FL. The candidate will support a multi-year program involving a state-of-the-art nuclear test monitoring system. Candidates must possess a current Top Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI.
In this role, you will work with a team providing operations support and maintenance for the system, and performing scientific and engineering studies to enhance its performance. This position involves analyzing, prototyping, testing, and evaluating changes to operational geophysical data processing. Duties will also include prototyping algorithms and optimizing configuration parameters to enhance the geophysical capabilities and performance of the system, especially its automated processing.
Required Skills and Qualifications:
- US citizen with active DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/SCI clearance
- BS and 4 – 8 years of relevant experience including geophysical data processing or Masters with 2 – 6 years of relevant experience.
- Competency in digital signal processing (detection, feature extraction, etc.), time-series analysis, linear and vector algebra, Fourier and spectral analysis, or related scientific computing
- Experience with MATLAB, GMT, or other scientific evaluation tools
- Experience with relational databases
- Solid verbal and written communication skills
Desired Skills and Qualifications:
- Experience with automated seismic/hydroacoustic/infrasonic signal detection, seismic event formation, seismic event magnitude, yield estimation, and statistical event identification/classification
- Experience with Oracle databases/SQL, shell programming, and the Linux/UNIX environment
- Experience with Python, C, or Fortran programming
- Knowledge of statistics
- Experience with artificial intelligence or machine learning algorithms and methodologies
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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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