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Test Scientist

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Job Number:
649570
Job Category:
Process Improvement / Quality Assurance
Location:
ALBUQUERQUE, NM US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI
Description:
Leidos is actively interviewing for an upcoming opportunity for a Test Scientist to join our team at Kirtland AFB, NM.

JOB SUMMARY: 
Develop, manage, and implement instrumentation plans and methodologies to meet measurement objectives to support testing. Conduct research, development, and integration efforts for DTRA to maintain currency in state-of-the-art and emerging/developmental data acquisition systems and sensor technologies across the CB testing spectrum to ensure maximum effectiveness and to fill voids in testing capabilities. Develop and implement rigorous processes to ensure new sensor and data
acquisition technologies are properly investigated and validated prior to introduction into the DTRA inventory. Develop test plans and methodologies to perform validation and verification testing of existing and emerging measurement diagnostic technologies and systems.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:  
Coordinating with government customers on a routine basis to plan future tests and review test and program results 
Researching new test instrumentation/equipment, sensors and procedures to enhance future testing
Planning, execution and integration of tests into government test plans   
Interpreting test results
Communicating of test results in both oral and written formats.
Providing technical oversight and guidance to a test team

Qualifications:
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:  
Master of Science degree or Bachelor of Science with three years of test and instrumentation experience 
Knowledge of government test procedures
Familiarity with test instrumentation
Demonstrated ability to lead a test team 
Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of tools
Eligible for Top Secret/ Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)  clearance

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  
Project Management Professional 
Knowledge of Countering WMD chemical threats or CBRN threats
Experience in modeling and simulation of Countering WMD/CBRN threats
Top Secret/SCI security clearance
Ability to work as an individual and in a team environment.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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