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Job #: R-00070862
Location: Morgantown, WV
Category: Research Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos Civil Group is seeking a Research Scientist for its Research Support Services (RSS) contract for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL).  NETL is a DOE national laboratory that produces technological solutions for America's energy challenges.  The candidate will focus on testing of online system identification for equipment malfunction detection.

Typical Responsibilities could include:

  • Interpret process data from power plant and their control system service supplier partners.
  • Conduct online system ID with perspective industrial partners.
  • Simulate power plant process data using modeling tools.
  • Develop machine learning systems and adaptive learning techniques using statistical software.
  • Test progress and performance of the toolset being developed for power systems.
  • Develop component degradation, predictive maintenance, and characterize cause and effect of component deterioration.
  • Work independently and collaboratively with members of the research team to meet milestones and deliverables.
  • Lead efforts in writing research papers and creating conference presentations.

Qualifications:

  • The candidate must have a PhD from an accredited university in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) with 2 years of experience.
  • Be familiar with coal conversion technology (also including coal gasification), steam cycle, and water chemistry in steam power plant.
  • Working knowledge of modeling tools and power cycles analysis including Aspen PlusTM, Long Range Energy Alternative Planning System (LEAP), and power and network system analysis.
  • Knowledge of coal conversion dynamics and have experience with data analytics and statistical software such as SAS statistical packages.
  • Experience modeling with Aspen Dynamic, MATLAB/Simulink, and PowerWorld Simulator for dynamic power and network system analysis.
  • Familiar with the cyber physical system and online system identification techniques.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills with ability to represent Leidos or its clients at conferences or public forums or contribute to technical reports and scientific journals.
  • Strong record of publication in reputable journals and experiences in proposal development process. 

Pay Range:

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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, 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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