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Job #: R-00084749
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Data Scientist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) seeks skilled and experienced candidates for a mid-level Machine Learning (ML) Research Engineer primarily focused on radio frequency (RF) machine learning (ML) applications, to work in our Chantilly, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and expertise to conduct applied research and development (R&D), system prototyping and transition of advanced technologies to operational status.  Solutions developed address some of our nation’s most difficult defense and intelligence problems across a diverse set of RF ML, digital signal processing, high performance computing, and systems engineering disciplines.

Primary Responsibilities

The qualified candidate will act as a technical contributor to a multi-disciplinary, multi-organizational team addressing a variety of RF ML problems.  The candidate will regularly interact with Leidos technical and management leadership and customers to plan and execute R&D projects, document and report project results, and support internal R&D and business capture efforts.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following educational background and work experience:

  • Ph.D. degree in in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Data Science and/or Computer Science with expertise in ML and Deep Learning as applied to media (text, image, speech, etc.) recognition, and signal detection and classification problems in complex environments with limited training data.

  • Alternatively, a Master’s degree in these fields with 3-4 years of related work experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in these fields and 4-6 years of related work experience with a strong emphasis on application ML techniques

  • Ability to perform in a self-motivated, team-oriented environment

  • Fluency in Python, MATLAB, R or similar engineering software environments

  • U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain and hold a TS/SCI clearance with counterintelligence polygraph

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in RF ML techniques, particularly as applied to wireless communications

  • Knowledge and experience in digital signal processing, digital communications, or radar systems

  • Technical project leadership experience

  • Fluency in Java, Python, MATLAB or C/C++

  • Software and document configuration management experience

  • Proposal development experience

  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

LInC

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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 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.

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