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Job #: R-00055007
Location: Wright Patterson Afb, OH
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring an EO/IR Space Signatures Analyst with an active TS/SCI clearance. All work is onsite at Wright Patterson AFB in Dayton, OH.

This position is fitting for an All-Source Analyst knowledgeable in foreign space systems, experienced in electro-optical signature characterization, and with the ability to manage large-scale data production.  The successful candidate will provide support utilizing NASIC-developed modeling procedures including, but not limited to producing signature data using provided models, verification/evaluation of signature predictions against available measured data, production of standardized plots and tabular listings, and summary of methodology/key findings in written reports.    This position will require working as part of a team comprised of military, government, and other contractors to achieve high confidence answers to problems of interest. The qualified candidate must also be able to work independently and have effective writing and verbal communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

* Generating signatures of satellite/space vehicles using signature modeling software

* Assessing physical characteristics, performance, and capabilities of satellite systems

* Assessing Foreign Resident Space Object (RSO) operational characteristics, detection analysis, and target characterization/identification

* Produce high confidence answers to problems of interest

Basic Qualifications

* Active TS/SCI security clearance

* BA/BS and 4+ years related experience OR MA/MS and 2+ yrs of experience (additional experience can be considered in lieu of degree)

* Strong analytical/communication skills; ability to work individually and with teams

* Comfortable navigating computer systems, running non-standard software, and running command-line scripts

*Experience in satellite/space vehicle systems

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience in flight computers, navigation and control systems, circuits, and li-ion batteries

  • Satellite systems engineering and design

  • Ability to understand and analyze end item data package, test data and analysis in their specific functional areas

  • Knowledge of space engineering procedures, specifications, and standards

  • Ability to produce credible, independent technical analysis from raw test data/signatures

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Intelligence

Pay Range:

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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. 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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Commitment to Diversity

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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