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Job #: R-00082730-OTHLOC-PL-2D2822
Location: Vista, CA
Category: Signal Processing Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos’ Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) operation is seeking a motivated and talented Senior Image Reconstruction Scientist to join our multidisciplinary, highly energized and expert engineering team. Join us for an exciting opportunity to get in on the ground floor of an innovative new project, work with cutting edge technology on developing state-of-the-art products, and make global impact in airport security detection.


This position will be working as part of our image reconstruction team, contributing with both guidance and hands-on contributions to advanced image reconstruction and threat detection algorithms for the development of x-ray computed tomography (CT) and millimeter wave based threat detection security scanners. The Senior Image Reconstruction Scientist will be responsible for the development of image acquisition and reconstruction algorithms in support of new product development and existing product enhancement. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and implement real-time algorithms for x-ray computed tomography, millimeter wave, & microwave imaging systems for the purposes of threat detection
  • Actively engage in the research and development of novel image acquisition and reconstruction code development
  • Develop, optimize, & enhance the code that drives image formation across several imaging modalities and product lines 
  • Analyze data, make recommendations, write technical reports, whitepapers, and support the IP filing process

Basic Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or M.S. degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering, Applied Mathematics, Physics or related field with a minimum of 6 years of prior relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Expert in signal processing, image formation, and inverse problem techniques
  • Expertise implementing algorithms using a scientific toolkit e.g. MATLAB
  • Intermediate knowledge of object oriented programming in C++ or Python
  • Strong math, analytical and communication skills
  • Must have positive, team focused attitude and approach to work tasks 
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US secret security clearance, which requires US Citizenship. We are unable to sponsor visas for this position and require applicants to be either a US citizen or a permanent resident (Green Card holder)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing imaging algorithms for medical and/or security imaging devices
  • Familiarity with filtered backprojection & iterative reconstruction techniques for tomographic systems
  • Experience in parallelizing and optimizing forward or backward projectors 
  • Familiarity with GPU programming & multithreading
  • Familiarity with AI/ML toolkits & techniques 

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.

Check out this link to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES), formally known as Security Detection & Automation. https://www.leidos.com/markets/aviation/security-detection 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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About Leidos

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 43,000 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.

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