Remote Sensor Scientist

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Job Category:
Scientist / Research & Development
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:

Leidos is in search of a Remote Sensor Scientist in a fast–paced research and development team.  The individual will:    

Work with EO/IR imagery systems with image and video collection characterization and exploitation problems. 

Apply remote sensing principles and methods to analyze data and solve problems, including developing new sensor systems and 

developing analytical techniques or new applications for existing systems.

Provide scientific analysis and products collected from the exploitation of EO/IR and remote sensing data. 

Support informational briefings for educating analysts and managers on the capabilities of image data and their potential application. 

Design collection experiments and compare measured results with modeled data. 


Apply optical science and engineering to develop active or passive electro-optical and infrared remove sensing applications. 

Perform analysis and conducts experiments to characterize and model the optical characteristics of the atmosphere and various target materials. 

Work on projects that may include writing scientific codes for clutter and noise mitigation, image reconstruction, compressive sensing, tracking, detection, feature extraction, and classification, stereo and machine learning, signal processing, and radiometric calculations. 

Find unique exploitation techniques and brief customers.

External Referral Eligible


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: (list the “must have” requirements to be considered for hire)

Minimum Qualifications: 

Actve TS/SCI clearance 

Ability to write scientific code for clutter and noise mitigation

Familiarity with signal processing and radiometric calculations

15+ years related experience with BS and MS degree in addition to post Master's Degree course work (no experience substitution allowed for education requirement)

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent oral and written communication skills

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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