The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Spectral Research 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.
Apply remote sensing principles, over-the-horizon radar system concepts, and an understanding of the earth’s ionosphere to conduct research focused on target tracking. Moreover, research methods to combine and fuse track data generated from disparate and noisy sources and that, in the aggregate, can generate relevant intelligence information.
Develop research objectives, methodology, run experiments, and document outcomes.
Collect and locate existing data and collect new sources as needed to meet goals.
Work in a team of scientists and engineers collaboratively to meet outcomes.
M.S. in Physics or Engineering and 6-10 years of relevant experience
Working experience with algorithm development, Matlab and/or Python scripting, HPC, image science, signal processing, EO/IR systems, and atmospheric science
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
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Data Scientist
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