Leidos is seeking to hire a Research Scientist to work in the Naval Hydrodynamics branch at our San Diego office.
As a thought leader in your field, you will apply your expertise and creativity to extract new scientific insights from state-of-the-art remote sensing data, and will leverage your scientific and engineering understanding to improve remote sensing data collection and processing techniques. Working with a team of scientists and engineers, you will contribute to new solutions for nationally important problems in defense.
This position is a long-term hire, best suited for an individual seeking to build an extended research career in our San Diego office.
• Develop new scientific insights for extracting subtle signals and features from large volumes of state-of-the-art remote sensing data
• Provide subject matter expertise within primary technical domain
• Provide thought leadership to leverage new technologies to uncover new remote sensing opportunities
• Apply scientific and engineering expertise to understand and optimize around sensor, throughput, and signal processing limitations
• Contribute guidance in the development of signal processing algorithms, data analysis, and software implementations
• Communicate research accomplishments to peers and program leadership
• B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent track record of research and publication
• 10+ years of work experience in applied research & development environments.
• Demonstrated technical leadership in area of expertise.
• Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA
• Current US citizenship with ability to obtain top secret clearance
• Remote sensing, including radar, lidar, acoustics, imaging, and hyperspectral.
• Environmental measurements; energy exchange and ocean/atmosphere dynamics; sensor and environmental effects modeling
• Physics-based and machine learning approaches to signal detection, false alarm rejection, environmental estimation, and feature classification.
• Detection theory, noise estimation, physics-based algorithm design and development
• Software experience in C/C++, Python, or Matlab
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$5000.00
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Research Scientist
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