The Defense group at Leidos currently has an dynamic job opportunity for a Research Scientist located in Ft. Meade, MD 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. Examples of potential projects include: image reconstruction, object detection and tracking, feature extraction and classification, machine learning, signal processing, and radiometric analysis.
BS and four (4)+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with two (2)+ years of prior relevant experience
Active TS/SCI (with poly)
Demonstrated leadership competencies, including teambuilding, creative problem-solving, flexibility, and willingness to challenge the status quo
Excellent communication, facilitation, and coaching skills in a business context and as it applies to team and project management
Demonstrated experience in influencing business decisions and driving business value
The Research Scientist will contribute to aspects of research administration including, but not limited to:
Prepare and administer research tools
Data collection and entry
Perform/interpret statistical data analysis
Perform literature reviews
Generate written reports
Document research results through technical reports and papers
As a Research Scientist, you’ll enjoy our Benefits to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:
Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**
Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave
Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.
**Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Research Scientist
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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