Do you want to join a high-performing team that values integrity, innovation, and collaboration with a company whose mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science? Are you interested making a difference by applying your electromagnetic skills toward state-of-the-art research and development problems? Leidos currently has an exciting opening for an electromagnetics expert to work in our Beavercreek, Ohio office.
- Model and characterize electromagnetic (EM) phenomenology’s (scattering, absorption, polarization, refraction, diffraction, etc.) primarily in radio frequency (RF) bands
- Characterize and evaluate radar cross sections (RCS)
- Verify and validate measured data and computational electromagnetic (CEM) predictions
- Create predictions using CEM prediction software (SENTRi, Xpatch, COMSOL, CST, HFSS, Feko, etc.)
- Write and present technical information related to development activities
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in science (Physics, etc.) or a science related field (Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, etc.) and 8+ years of experience or a Master’s Degree and 6+ years of experience
- Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
- US citizen
- Strong understanding of applied electromagnetics with skills in EM modeling and experimentation
- Adept in CEM prediction software and proven history of applying simulation tools to characterize EM phenomenology
- Excellent communication skills and a willingness and interest to collaborate in an interdisciplinary team environment to drive towards overall project and team objectives
- Proficient with technical writing, documentation, and organization
- Ability to both lead and work as a team member
- Strong attention to detail and deadlines
- Master’s / PhD
- Active SECRET or higher clearance is desired, but not required
- Radar Cross Section (RCS) design familiarity
- Knowledge of antenna and radome design principles
- CAD and meshing familiarity
A basic understanding of, or exposure to the remaining bullets is a plus, but not required:
- Automatic Target Recognition
- Radar signal processing fundamentals
- MATLAB, Python, and C++
- Experience with running simulations on high-performance computing (HPC), graphics processor units (GPU), and other advanced processing platforms
- Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000.00
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Research Scientist
Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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