Company: Leidos Holdings Inc.
Location: San Diego
Posted on: January 27, 2023
Seeking a Data Analyst and Data Scientist/Signal Processing
Engineer to work as part of a small development team in a
fast-paced, research, development, testing and evaluation
environment at the Naval Information Warfare Center located in San
The data analyst role involves extracting and analyzing engineering
test data, interpreting results, and delivering information through
presentations and reports. The analyst will develop and maintain
analysis and reporting tools; and contribute to all aspects of the
test lifecycle from planning to reporting.
The analyst will gain a high-level of knowledge on the autonomous
underwater vehicle (AUV) being utilized to collect data. This
enables assessment of proper vehicle operation based on engineering
data. Additionally, the analyst will gain expertise on each of the
sensors integrated onto the vehicles to enable assessment of
Following test events, the analyst will:
* Conduct in-depth analysis of both vehicle and sensor
* Track vehicle and sensor health and performance, identify issues
and trends, and speculate on potential causes and mitigation
* Develop methods to analyze and report findings in an efficient
manner, preferably automated, to enable development engineers to
correct issues prior to the next test iteration.
* Convert large, analyzed data sets into reports using document
A secondary role for this position is data management where the
applicant will be asked to:
* Develop an inventory management system for hardware to include
autonomous systems and components, sensors and components, and
spare & repair parts.
* Develop and maintain a configuration management system to enable
tracking autonomous system and sensor configurations to include
statistics (e.g. component failure, etc.), maintenance schedule and
completion, software versions installed, etc.
* Develop and maintain a document management system with
appropriate controls to enable document collaboration as necessary,
but with proper version control.
* Build inventory/content management systems that utilize "flows"
for data lists and/or libraries.
In addition to primary duties, this individual will be encouraged
to develop expertise on the functionality and operations of one or
more AUV platforms and may be asked to operate the system at-sea
during test and evaluation.
Master of Science or PhD (preferred) in applied physics,
mathematics, computer science, physical sciences, or
Experience / Skills
A competitive candidate will possess a working knowledge of most of
the following fundamental capabilities, and familiarity with the
remaining. The candidate must be willing to participate in
on-the-job training to gain expert proficiency.
* Knowledge of statistics and probability principles, measurements,
* Capability to develop solutions to complex technical issues and
problems that impact multiple area or disciplines.
* Regularly employs ingenuity and creativity to develop new
technical solutions and systems in order to achieve functional
* Experience writing and optimizing code in MATLAB, Python, Perl,
C/C++, and/or similar statistical programming language
* Ability to organize and manipulate large, disparate datasets
* Proficiency in data analysis and signal processing techniques
* Proficiency in database management and configuration
* Experience with SharePoint, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft One Drive
and/or Naval Research & Development Establishment (NRDE)/Amazon Web
Services (AWS) used for data storage, manipulation, and sharing
* Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Strong analytical and critical thinking skills
* High Performance Computing
* Algorithmic Optimization and Profiling
* Experience with machine learning algorithm development
Applicant shall have experience working in teams to develop
solutions, deliver products, and test and evaluate performance.
Applicant shall have experience and skill analyzing experiment data
to determine results as feedback into the development cycle.
Applicant shall have strong technical writing skills to provide
input to technical reports and briefing material.
An ideal candidate would have experience with autonomous underwater
vehicle (AUV) operations, including experience analyzing data
collected by these systems. Experience with at-sea test and
evaluation (T&E) to include operations onboard small craft and
large ships at sea is desired. A willingness to conduct such
testing is required.
This position requires U.S. citizenship. Existing security
clearance is highly desired. Willingness to acquire SECRET (and
higher) clearance is required. Offer is contingent on obtaining an
interim SECRET clearance.
Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only
and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional 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
Leidos is a Fortune 500 technology, engineering, and science
solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest
challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets.
The company's 44,000 employees support vital missions for
government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston,
Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7
billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more
information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why
we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the
work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include
competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income
Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available
Securing Your Data
Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos' name. Leidos
will never ask you to provide payment-related information during
any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for
money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring
process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any
work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through
emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system never
from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via
WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be
from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other
personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer),
and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware
immediately by emailing us at [email protected].
If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law
enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade
Commitment to Diversity
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin,
citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical
condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure,
marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual
orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military
status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also
consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal
histories consistent with relevant laws.
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