Leidos Space Payload Signal Processing Lead in San Diego, California
Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?
The Space Systems Research Branch, within the Leidos Innovations Center, currently has an opening for a Signal Processing Lead Engineer to work in our San Diego, CA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience managing the design, analysis, and implementation of algorithms for Overhead Persistent Infrared (OPIR) payloads where Leidos is transforming the payload solutions for the future. As a Lead Engineer, you’ll directly support the Division by leading a talented team through an aggressive schedule to achieve program objectives, including frequent customer interface. Additional responsibilities may include the opportunity to serve as a supervisor.
If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
As a subject matter expert, you will lead a team of signal processing and algorithms engineers in the research and development of space-based EO/IR payloads
Develop, model, and test signal processing algorithms in MATLAB for EO/IR sensors
Develop models and simulate processing chains in software testbeds
Identify, integrate, and develop metrics for algorithm testing & analysis
Assist the integration of algorithms onto space-based payloads
Perform the verification and validation of real-time implementations
Prepare and brief results to customers
What Sets You Apart:
Master’s degree in a science related degree field (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Engineering Physics, etc.) with 15-20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13-16 years of prior relevant experience
Active Secret clearance
Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance
Proficient experience with MATLAB
Proficient in Windows
Develop novel and advanced algorithms, performance simulation, and analysis
Excellent communication skills and proven ability to work directly with customers and deliver results
Mission oriented with a strong ability guide a team towards goals and deliver real world products
Proficient with technical writing, documentation, and organization
Robust sense of initiative, a self-starter who can work independently
Experience in proposal development and business development
You’ll really WOW us having one or more of the following:
Active TS or TS/SCI security clearance
Constellation analysis, coverage and access
Radiometry, performance estimation and analysis
Space-time adaptive processing (STAP)
Detection and Estimation Theory
Image and signal processing, Modeling, and simulation
Modeling with STK with MATLAB plugins
Experience in implementing algorithms on real-time and resource-constrained processors/GPUs/FPGAs
Pay Range $142,350.00 - $257,325.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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 law.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.
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