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Job #: R-00058997
Location: Bellevue, US
Category: Physicist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Sr. Physicist to support the Air Force’s development, production, deployment, and sustainment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • The application of scientific principles to develop and implement model-based analyses and simulations of nuclear weapons effects to define performance requirements that guide engineers in the design, development, deployment, and sustainment of systems that will operate in extremely hostile environments.

  • Nuclear effects to be investigated may include:

    • Blast and Shock Effects

    • Nuclear Thermal Radiation Effects

    • Source Region Electromagnetic Pulse Effects (SREMP)

    • Transient Radiation Electronic Effects (TREE)

    • System Generated Electromagnetic Pulse (SGEMP)

    • High Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP)

    • Coupling of electromagnetic energy to electronic components

  • Mentoring to guide and train other science and engineering professionals regarding the science of nuclear effects, related tools and analytical approaches.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

  • MS degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • 15+ years demonstrated systems engineering and/or science experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills

  • Capable in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

  • US CITIZENSHIP and an active DoD Secret Clearance are required for this position

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:

  • Phd degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university

  • Experience with radiation effects or similar field experience 

  • Experience with weapons system development and sustainment (especially Minuteman III or similar military or industry experience)

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-1766

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$3,000

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Physicist

Pay Range:

#Remote

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 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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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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