Leidos is seeking a Computational Geophysicist Intern in Arlington, VA.
The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) has an opening for a Computational Geophysicist intern in our Arlington, VA office with experience in geophysical sensors and algorithm development to support a range of multi-phase sensor development programs. This is an exciting opportunity to use your scientific knowledge of geophysical principles in the modeling and simulation of geophysical signatures generated from various sources including earthquakes, explosions and other natural and artificial sources. Projects include modeling and simulation, signal processing of collected data and algorithmic development support for implementations on embedded systems.
The Computational Geophysicist intern will work on geophysics and signal processing projects with tasks involving modeling, analysis and algorithmic development of complex systems. This individual will work with Senior subject matter experts on a number of current sensor integration programs involving measurement of seismic, acoustic and/or magnetic signatures. Expertise in laboratory and field measurements using magnetic sensors and magnetic data exploitation (physics/geophysics) is highly desired.
-Currently pursuing an advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a physical science or engineering discipline; MS and 2-5 + years’ experience working with advanced seismic, acoustic and magnetic modeling and simulations and analysis. Alternately, a PhD or postdoctoral experience.
-Working knowledge and experience programming in MATLAB, Python and/or other high-level programming languages.
-The successful candidate will support multiple sensor programs with different modalities and requirements, so “parallel processing” is a must.
-U.S. citizenship is required.
-System engineering experience spanning mechanical, electrical, thermal, computing and communications elements desirable. Familiarity with geophysical inverse theory.
-Experience with sensor development, integration, data exploitation and/or signal processing methods.
-Experience with applications of seismic/acoustic/magnetic data for WMD analysis, weapons effects.
-Experience in AI and/or ML approaches for data analysis.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:None
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Intern Other
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 40,000 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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