Missile Seeker Scientist (649393)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

Leidos is seeking a Missile Seeker Scientist to support a client’s requirements in a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Washington Metropolitan Area. The position requires the ability to obtain a TS/SCI with polygraph security clearance. There is no exception to the clearance requirement.

Successful candidates will work well in team environments and will be capable of operating independently with minimal supervision. Candidates will be expected to effectively interact with customer personnel at all levels within the customer organization. The Seeker Analyst will also be adept at mentoring junior colleagues and will be expected to present training courses and talks to both general and technical audiences on occasion.


Required Skills: The Seeker Scientist must be knowledgeable of missile seekers and their components, signal processing techniques and guidance algorithms. Industrial experience with radar, infrared, and electro-optical seekers, including design specification, performance modeling, manufacturing, electronic protection and countermeasures is needed. Experience should be with SAR seekers, phase array radar, hyperspectral imaging, ground moving target indicators, reconnaissance payloads, focal plane arrays, precision trackers, optical assemblies and/or gimbals.

REQUIRED EDUCATION: 12 years of experience is required, 15 or more years of experience is desired. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, an advanced degree is preferred.

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 is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta