Description Job Description:
Leidos currently has a need for an EO Space Signatures Analyst. This position is fitting for an All-Source analyst knowledgeable in foreign space systems, experienced in electro-optical signature characterization, and with the ability to manage large-scale data production. This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance; all work is on site in Dayton, Ohio.
The successful candidate will provide support by utilizing NASIC-developed modeling procedures including, but not limited to verification/evaluation of signature predictions against available measured data, production of standardized plots and tabular listings, and summary of methodology/key findings in written reports.
This position will require working as part of a team comprised of military, government, and other contractors to achieve high confidence answers to problems of interest.
The qualified candidate must also be able to work independently and have effective writing and verbal communication skills.Primary Responsibilities
* Researching satellite/space vehicles using signature modeling software
* Assessing physical characteristics, performance, and capabilities of satellite systems
* Assessing Foreign Resident Space Object (RSO) operational characteristics, detection analysis, and target characterization/identification
* Produce high confidence answers to problems of interestBasic Qualifications
Active TS/SCI security clearance
BA/BS and 4+ years in all-source analysis with knowledge of foreign space systems, electro-optical signature characterization or related experience; additional experience can be considered in lieu of degree
Strong analytical and communication skills
Ability to work individually and with teams Preferred Qualifications
Expertise and/or experience in satellite/space vehicle systems
Expertise and/or experience in flight computers, navigation and control systems, circuits, and li-ion batteries
Satellite systems engineering and design
Ability to understand and analyze end item data package, test data and analysis in their specific functional areas
Strong knowledge of space engineering procedures, specifications, and standards
Ability to produce credible, independent technical analysis from raw test data/signatures
Strong knowledge of space acquisition process
External Referral Bonus: Eligible Potential for Telework:
No Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI Travel:
No Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
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