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Research Scientist ( R-00084206-OTHLOC-PL-2D0039 )

Science and Research




Alexandria, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

The Defense Group (DG) at Leidos currently has a contingent opening for a Research Scientist to work in Dayton, OH at Wright Patterson Air Force Base or our Alexandria, VA office supporting our Air Force Research Laboratory customer. This is an exciting opportunity to utilize your research, mathematical, and data skills for Joint Service missions where warfighters are or may be exposed to chemical, biological, or radiological hazards. The challenges our customer faces require a multidisciplinary approach to providing sound scientifically defensible solutions and guidance.

Primary Responsibilities

Review existing information on warfighter performance in a compromised operational environment, such as one contaminated with chemical or biological weapons or radiation.

Generate and analyze data and construct models from data to develop an overall methodology for determining performance deficit(s) in a compromised environment.

Collect data and review data from performance tests.

Perform statistical analyses on multiple data sets.

Review other statistical data from operational performance tests as required.

Create ad-hoc coding solutions

Prepare briefings and give presentations.

Prepare detailed technical reports.

Basic Qualifications

U.S. Citizen

4 years of related experience

Bachelor’s Degree in biochemistry, bioengineering, chemistry, mathematics, or physics

Must be able to obtain and maintain at least a SECRET Security Clearance

Basic programming experience (e.g. R, Python)

Experience with MATLAB

Experience with LINUX and/or virtual machines

Certified to participate in human subject research

Good technical writing skills required

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s Degree or 3 years of experience in lieu of Master’s degree.

Able to maintain a TOP SECRET Security Clearance

Familiarity with Air Force Research Laboratory and/or Naval Medical Research Unit - Dayton

Familiarity with the Hazard Prediction and Assessment Capability (HPAC) software

Java programming experience

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