Leidos Computer Research Scientist in SAN DIEGO, California


The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) of Leidos has an opportunity for a motivated, full-time research scientist located in our San Diego, CA office.

This is a unique opportunity to work on exciting, mission critical research where you’ll work side-by-side with some of the top research scientists in the nation on programs of significance to national security. You will support research and development of the automation of computer architectures and deployment of software to heterogeneous processing architectures, as well as developing approaches to intrinsic hardware security. Your expertise in Machine Learning, Computer Design and Architecture and FPGA will be needed to drive research.Candidate will work independently and lead small teams to research and develop methods to automate selection of computer architectures and software deployment in order to meet functional requirements. Progress will be reported to program and line management to ensure developments are incorporated into a larger business plan to grow Leidos’ work in this and related areas and to best utilize the results in the capture and execution of new Leidos work.


External Referral Eligible


To be considered for this opportunity, you must minimally meet the following requirements:

  • BS in related field, e.g. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and 8-10 years’ related experience OR Masters with 6-10 years’ experience; may also possess Doctorate.

  • Ability to acquire a TS security clearance which requires US Citizenship.

  • Research experience in hardware security and machine learning for optimizing or automating processes

  • Statistical modeling expertise

  • Programming in C/C++ and/or Python

  • Experience in sensor phenomenology – acoustics, optics, IR, and/or radio frequency – and signal processing

  • Ability to communicate results with team members and customers of varied backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD in related field

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.