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Radar Research Scientist ( R-00081959 )

Science and Research




San Diego, California, United States


Job Description:

Leidos tackles the most challenging national defense problems using advanced signal processing algorithms and data analytics. At our San Diego office, we have a dedicated and experienced team of scientists and engineers devoted to squeezing the last bit of information from every data set, and we seek a candidate with an interest in algorithm research, development, and implementation, who also possesses a strong scientific curiosity and desire to learn new things. Leidos is an employee-friendly company with a strong benefits package, flexible working hours, and a collegial atmosphere. Come join our growing team!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary team members (Machine Learning Researchers, Data Scientists, Acousticians, Physicists, Mathematicians, Signal Processing Engineers, Electrical Engineers, system Engineers, and more) to develop cutting edge solutions to complex problems.
  • Develop and refine innovative signal processing and algorithms for National Defense
  • Conduct data analysis and explore various techniques/algorithms for noise reduction, detection, and characterization.

What's in it for you?

  • A challenging, fast-paced work environment to solve critically important, real-world problems with unique radar data
  • Flexible work schedule to maintain work-life balance
  • Professional and technical development opportunities through mentoring programs and full tuition coverage for Masters and PhD programs
  • A research-oriented environment with a small business feel created by an accessible organizational structure

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree with 8+ years of prior relevant radar signal processing experience, Masters with 6 + of prior radar signal processing experience or Doctoral degree in a scientific field such as applied math, physics, or engineering.
  • Must be able to obtain a Top Secret security clearance
  • Experience in scientific algorithm development and radar data analysis.
  • Strong analytical and mathematical skills
  • Fluency in MATLAB, Python, or similar high-level language
  • Proven track record of innovation, problem solving, and achieving technical results
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Required on-site full-time work in San Diego, CA

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with complex radar phenomenology, detection, and characterization.
  • Experience programming in C/C++
  • Comfortable with public speaking and/or customer presentations

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