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Job #: R-00042347
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) currently has an opening for a Senior Staff Scientist to join our team in the San Diego CA office to work on the research, design, development and test of advanced sensing systems ranging from small hand-held devices to satellite hosted data acquisition payloads.

Primary Responsibilities

The position involves providing technical leadership to a team of scientists and engineers in the development of the full life-cycle of sensing system to meet customer driven mission requirements and objectives.  It requires responsibilities and participation from concept development through the eventual delivery and support of operationally deployed systems.  This means the position includes:

  • Customer and end-user engagement to identify missions, development of marketing materials and identifying proposal opportunities
  • Proposal development, including developing design concepts, technical writing, project planning, cost estimation, market surveys and developing subcontractor and teaming agreements
  • Regular reporting to Leidos management
  • Requirements analysis and decomposition, consistent with Leidos engineering practices and processes and performing risk assessment, configuration management
  • Systems architecture definition and design – including diagramming, data flows, identification of candidate technologies and components
  • Development of technical components, including harvesting of research products and analyses
  • Constructing, overseeing and participating in test activities to assess performance and verify compliance with requirements

The position also requires sufficient technical experience and experience to directly perform technical development and analysis of data from seismic, acoustic, magnetic, EO, IR and/or radiological sensors.  This includes algorithmic development and/or software development as necessary to meet the responsibilities listed above.

Basic Qualifications.

Must have a PhD in a physical science or engineering disciple with at least 15 years’ experience in the research and development of sensor or sensor exploitation technologies.  Must have experience in the capture of new work through proposal development and must have experience in the technical management and oversight of advanced R&D programs.  Must be able to obtain and maintained a TS/SCI Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

A working knowledge and familiarity with Matlab at functional level is preferred.  Experience with DARPA and DHS customers is a preferred and experience with Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, cloud processing and software deployment is desired.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Research Scientist

  

About 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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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