The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) seeks skilled and experienced candidates for a Machine Learning (ML) Research Engineer primarily focused on cognitive communications signal processing, to work in our Chantilly, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and expertise to conduct applied research, development, and transition of advanced technologies addressing our nation’s most difficult intelligence problems across a diverse set of ML, digital signal processing, high performance computing, and systems engineering disciplines.
The qualified candidate will act as a technical contributor to a multi-disciplinary, multi-organizational team addressing a variety of cognitive communications signal processing problems. The candidate will regularly interact with Leidos technical and management leadership and customers to plan and execute research and development projects, document and report project results, and support internal R&D and government business capture efforts.
Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 3+ years of related experience, or Ph.D. degree in related field; expertise in machine learning (ML) and deep learning as applied to media (text, image, speech, etc.) recognition, and signal detection and classification problems in complex environments with limited training data. Ability to perform in a self-motivated, team-oriented environment; fluency in Python, MATLAB, R, or similar engineering software environments; U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain a clearance through TS/SCI with polygraph level.
Knowledge and experience in machine learning (ML) as applied to wireless communications, ML assurance and counter-subversion, radio frequency (RF) communications and digital signal processing; technical project leadership experience; fluency in Java, Python, MATLAB or C/C++; software and document configuration management; proposal development experience. Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Data Scientist
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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