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Principal Data Scientist


Data Scientist


Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Leidos Defense Group currently has an opening for a Senior Data Scientist supporting the RF Engineering portfolio in Huntsville, AL. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in support of the operation and maintenance of advanced RF systems that provide critical information to customers.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for the design and development of methods and processes to analyze RF signal data. Will develop and use advanced statistical concepts, algorithms, querying and automated processes to model, integrate and evaluate complex data. The analyst must be able to develop Python and/or MATLAB scripts to perform digital signal processing; develop, validate, and document algorithms that define discovered behaviors; and present the algorithms to co-workers and customers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires bachelor’s degree in engineering, physics, or mathematics with minimum of 12 years of experience.
  • Requires the ability to maintain a TS/SCI clearance.
  • Requires experience with Python and/or MATLAB development.
  • Requires experience in RF analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience utilizing Agile methods for development
  • C++ programming experience

  • Experience managing databases

Security Requirements:

U.S. Citizenship and a current Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. Must possess active SCI clearance with current investigation (within last 4.5 years) and be able to maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.