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Job #: R-00042802
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Signal Processing Engineering
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) has an exciting opportunity for a skilled Signal Processing Engineer to be part of a strong team of scientists, engineers and operations experts addressing some our nation’s most challenging intelligence problems. Come join a team conducting applied research and development, including the development and assessment of signal processing algorithms against real-world data.  The division’s primarily focus is on research and development and advanced prototyping. 

Primary Responsibilities

We are currently seeking a signal processing engineer to be part of on a small team that analyzes signatures from MASINT targets embedded in challenging interference environments in order to identify exploitable features and develop detection, classification, and geolocation algorithms that generate valuable information for intelligence analysts. Other duties may include participating in customer-sponsored field tests, signal modeling for operational planning, and building and testing commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) systems, such as software-defined radios (SDRs), for use in prototype signal collection and processing systems.  Responsibilities include development of digital signal processing algorithms and analysis tools; conducting data processing and analysis; performing signal detection, characterization, and geolocation operations; and implementing algorithms in hardware systems as research progresses toward operational implementation. 

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following educational background and work experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field, with 2-4 years of relevant work experience, or a Master’s degree in these same fields with 2 years of relevant work experience.
  • Be capable of implementing and/or developing signal processing algorithms based on a literature search or technical description of a signature
  • Experience with some or all of the following programming languages: MATLAB, Python, C++, C
  • Strong analytical skills in the areas of adaptive filter theory, spectral estimation, detection and estimation theory, linear algebra, machine learning, and/or stochastic processes (all are not required)
  • Capable of working in a small team environment, to include providing data collection and analysis support at customer sponsored field tests 
  • An entrepreneurial, motivated, self-starter attitude

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:

Signal Processing Engineering

  

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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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