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Research Scientist ( R-00058542 )

Science and Research




Fort George G Meade, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos currently has an dynamic job opportunity for a Research Scientist located in Ft. Meade, MD in support of the NGA's Research Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in an R&D environment and support critical warfighter missions. Examples of potential projects include: image reconstruction, object detection and tracking, feature extraction and classification, machine learning, signal processing, and radiometric analysis.


  • BS and four (4)+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with two (2)+ years of prior relevant experience

  • Active TS/SCI (with poly)

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies, including teambuilding, creative problem-solving, flexibility, and willingness to challenge the status quo

  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and coaching skills in a business context and as it applies to team and project management

  • Demonstrated experience in influencing business decisions and driving business value

The Research Scientist will contribute to aspects of research administration including, but not limited to:

  • Prepare and administer research tools

  • Data collection and entry

  • Perform/interpret statistical data analysis

  • Perform literature reviews

  • Generate written reports

  • Document research results through technical reports and papers


As a Research Scientist, you’ll enjoy our Benefits to help secure your financial future and preserve your health and well-being, including:

  • Premier Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance with no waiting period**

  • Paid Vacation, Sick and Parental Leave

  • 401(k) Plan

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Benefits may be different by location. Benefit eligibility requirements vary and may include length of service.

**Coverage begins with the pay period after hire date. Must enroll in New Hire Benefits within 30 days of the date of hire for coverage to take effect.

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Research Scientist

Pay Range: