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The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) seeks a Machine Learning Research Engineer primarily focused on cognitive signal processing, to work in our Arlington, VA office. The candidate will research & develop new, state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms and implement them across the RF domain (e.g., communications, radar, electronic warfare, spectrum sensing, and signals intelligence [SIGINT]), in both modelling and simulation environments and real time software embed systems. The candidate will also contribute to technology developments in signal processing, optimization, detection & estimation, deep learning, and adaptive decision and control. Requires basic knowledge of and ability to apply machine learning and radar/signal processing principles, theories, and concepts in support of direct programs, IR&D, and marketing efforts.
Designs and develops methods, algorithms, and systems that apply machine learning technologies to support advanced signal processing concepts.
Works within and leads cross-discipline engineering teams developing, integrating, testing and fielding Cognitive Electronic Warfare systems.
Develop novel and advanced algorithms, performance simulation, and analysis - using simulated and real data in both time series and spectral domains
Participate in lab-based and field testing
Supports business capture activities and proposals, by providing technical contributions in the areas of machine learning, advanced signal processing, radar, and electronic warfare.
Strong experience with mathematical model tools and languages; such as MATLAB, Python, etc.
Experience in being part of a multi-disciplinary project team in research or development.
Must have an active US Secret clearance.
Working knowledge areas such as digital filtering, spectral estimation, detection and estimation theory, linear algebra and stochastic processes
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication
Bachelor's degree and relevant demonstrated technical research experience and 8+ years of experience
Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Math, Computer Science / Machine Learning, or similar field.
Electronic WarfareExternal Referral Bonus:
EligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
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