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Job #: R-00084566
Location: Aurora, CO
Category: Mathematician
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos has an opening for a Mathematician to support a client’s requirements in a challenging and dynamic setting located in Aurora, CO. The successful candidate will be required to execute, refine, mathematical and data operations in a purpose-built enterprise environment.  The candidate will be required to possess demonstrable technical skills and the ability to work constructively and collaboratively across multiple functional and technical areas to achieve a positive impact on explicitly stated and implicit program goals and business results.

Qualified applicants must be able to perform efficiently under dynamic conditions and skillfully navigate continually evolving priorities, facilitating reliable and consistent mission application mathematical and data processing in a complex environment.  Applicants will exercise comprehensive technical knowledge in order to meet or exceed prescribed Performance Requirements Standards (PRS).  Through the application of deep technical and critical thinking skills, expert knowledge, and highly innovative approaches to resolving complex problems. The ideal candidate will be integral to ensuring the uninterrupted performance and stability of mission processors and their associated mathematical and data support. 

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Focus on the development on the practical application of Statistics/Linear Algebra
  • Work within the team to provide algorithm specification, design, and implementation for multi-mission operational image processing data system and mapping of imagery obtained during remote-sensing operations.
  • Work as part of the team that is responsible for the advanced integration and automation of processes associated with the extraction of information from the sensor data, its compilation into 3D spatial databases, and subsequent exploration, management and archiving.
  • Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution.
  • Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.

Basic Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

  • U.S. Citizen with willingness and ability to obtain a TS/SCI
  • Requires BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience
  • Experience in Physics and Astrophysics as it relates to orbital mechanics
  • Experience with software development in particular
    • Python
    • R
    • Java
    • PHP
  • Willingness to support automated testing using a proprietary tool
  • Ability to handle multiple different technical objectives simultaneously and triage
  • Familiarity with OPIR and Distributed Neural Networks / Convolutional Neural Networks
  • Willingness and ability to work on-site in the office 3-4 days a week

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration

  • Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution.
  • Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

Covid Guidance

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. 

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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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.

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