Leidos has an opening for a Research Scientist to provide support to assist a Department of Defense customer in performing its research and development mission. The research scientist will perform a variety of tasks that include:
Research, analysis, engineering concept studies, and documenting findings.
Conduct research and analysis and provide support for the improvement and development of analytical models that predict system signatures and describe the effects of technologies
Develop the test plans and associated documentation for technology demonstrations of technologies
The employee will work both independently, and as part of small teams. They will coordinate as needed with the customer technical project team, and subject matter experts and scientists from other organizations.
Though not frequent, there is a possibility for occasional travel on this project.
Conduct and document research on emerging technologies and their application and effects
Summarize significant findings, present and discuss them with the government customer and technical team
Develop, review and assess concepts, theories, and research from other sources and provide summaries and recommendations to the government technical team as appropriate.
Master’s degree with 15+ years of relevant experience, or Doctorate degree with 13+ years of relevant experience
Currently possess an active Top Secret (TS) Security Clearance
Proficiently communicate in the English language, both orally and in writing
Competently use MS Office applications
Travel up to 10% to locations within the continental US
Previous experience within the ARL program office or another government research agency
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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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