What Your Job Will Be Like
We are seeking a senior scientist to join our team conducting research and development of high power microwave (HPM) systems. As a valued team member, you will collaborate with scientists, engineers, and technicians to develop next generation directed energy systems.
As part of our team, your responsibilities will include:
• Working in a new laboratory with modern equipment to bring innovative ideas to the field of HPM research & development
• Designing, modeling, testing, and characterizing high power microwave sources, including magnetrons, Vircators, and other unique sources
• Designing, modeling, testing, and characterizing innovative narrowband and broadband antenna concepts and prototypes.
• Working with the latest software modeling tools to design HPM sources and antennas.
Qualifications We Require
• MS in Physics or Electrical Engineering with 6+ years of experience working in a research & development laboratory or an additional 2 years of experience with a Bachelor's degree
• Expertise using modeling and simulation software (e.g. ICEPIC, HFSS, CST MICROWAVE STUDIO®, COMSOL Multiphysics) to design and modify HPM sources and antennas
• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance
• Experience conducting laboratory tests of HPM sources and antennas
• Experience applying safety principles in laboratory activities
• Demonstrated experimental, analytical, and computational skills
• Successfully worked in or led a technical team
About Our Team
Our local Albuquerque branch specializes in directed energy technologies and systems. Our team consists of approximately 100 engineers and scientists with backgrounds in advanced physics, electrical and mechanical engineering, electromagnetics, lasers, pulsed power, and high-power microwaves. For over three decades we’ve supported the Air Force Research Lab and Sandia National labs in their efforts to push the limits of state-of-the-art directed energy systems.
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.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here: https://www.leidos.com/careers/pay-benefits.
Covid Guidance for the US
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.
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Commitment to Diversity
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.