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Image Scientist with Security Clearance

Company: Leidos
Location: Fort Belvoir
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

R-00127540 Description The National Security Sector at Leidos is seeking an Image Scientist in Alexandria, Virginia to perform research and development and prototype development of Geo-Spatial Intelligence (GEOINT) solutions to real-world mission problemsThe successful candidate will provide subject matter expertise of commercial and government GEOINT data feeds to the government customer within the Intelligence CommunityQualified applicants must be self-motivated and able to perform expertly given consistently evolving prioritiesThe candidate will be required to work independently to collaboratively and constructively influence both internal and external organizations for strategic and operational decisions for program entities, Directorate Customers, and Industry Partners to achieve positive resultsThis position requires an active TS/SCI with PolygraphThe Image Scientist will be expected to develop concepts of operations (CONOPs) for new processing capabilities, develop image processing algorithms and rapidly prototype GEOINT applications. -The candidate will be required to leverage analyst workstations and tools, datasets in various stages and the TCPED cycle to solve operational mission needsIn this position you will design, test and implement GEOINT solutions in a lab environment and support the migration and integration into operational environments on select solutionsThis position will plan and execute laboratory research, maintaining substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, systematic collection, interpretation and evaluation of data in a planned mannerThis position is contingent upon interview/acceptance by the prime contractor and government customerPrimary Responsibilities: As an Image Scientist you will have the opportunity to:--- Provide technical advice/input that impact strategic client outputs and Leidos business results
* Impact functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards or operational plans.
* Serve as a technical lead on large, complex projects.
* Mentor and coaches other technical staff.
* Resolve highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program
* Lead the development of highly innovative products/solutions, achieved through collaboration and dialogue with other experts in the field.
* Create detailed write-ups of processes used, logic applied, and methodologies used for creation, validation, analysis, and visualizations.
* Be forward leaning, exploring solutions that benefit elements individually and collectively.
* Assist in the development and maintenance of procedural guidance, templates and data formats, to include government, military, and contractor supportReview, assess data, identify data deficiencies and recommend solutions for remediationSupport quantitative and analytic efforts for planning and developmentBasic Qualifications:--- Ability to communicate with senior executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization/project
* Requires MS degree and 15 - 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 - 16 years of prior relevant experience.
* TS/SCI with Polygraph is required
* Relevant IC experience
* Demonstrated experience ordering and manually exploiting data, coordinating needs for simulated data, and interpreting system-specific data formats
* Demonstrated experience in proposing and implementing calibration and any artifact mitigation to ensure photometric accuracy
* Demonstrated experience with spectral data (multi- & hyper-), radiometric propagation theory, and material characterization/identification methods.
* Ability to translate complex, technical, or analytic findings into an easily understood narrative - tell a story with the data in graphical, verbal, or written form.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Strong interpersonal skills
* Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment
Preferred Qualifications:--- Demonstrated experience with optical payload synthetic imagery generation
* Established coordination with external (AFRL/Sandia) software engineers Pay Range: Pay Range $144,300.00 - $260,850.00 The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only -and not a guarantee of compensation or salaryAdditional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Keywords: Leidos, Washington DC , Image Scientist with Security Clearance, Other , Fort Belvoir, DC

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