Beavercreek, Ohio


Job Description:

Do you want to join a high performing team that values integrity, innovation, and collaboration with a company whose mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science? Are you interested in making a difference by applying your signature production skills toward state-of-the-art research and development problems? Leidos currently has an exciting opening for a signatures modeling engineer to work in our Beavercreek, Ohio office.

As a Signatures Modeling Engineer, you will apply your skills and critical thinking to a wide variety of signature modeling programs supporting AFRL, NASIC, LCMC, and other customer agencies. You will run state of the art signature prediction codes, like Xpatch and SENTRi on airborne and ground-based vehicle models to generate highly accurate signature models. You will also create custom signature prediction tools and perform special analyses in support of critical customer mission areas. This job offers a unique ability to collaborate directly with the creators of industry standard tools such as Xpatch as well as others (SENTRi, etc.). We are looking for a qualified candidate to bring technical excellence, leadership, entrepreneurship, and creativity to our programs. You will interact with customers, participate in, and lead technical projects areas, and pursue growth in new areas. This position requires most job duties to be performed onsite due to the sensitive nature of this work and the desire for in-person collaboration, however we offer flexible in-office hours and the ability to perform some job duties remotely.

Primary Responsibilities

+ Work closely with defense customers, other contractors, intelligence personnel, senior scientists, principal investigators, and program managers, to understand needs and develop or recommend solutions.

+ Model and characterize electromagnetic (EM) phenomenology’s (scattering, absorption, polarization, refraction, diffraction, etc.) primarily in radio frequency (RF) bands

+ Characterize and evaluate radar cross sections (RCS)

+ Verify and validate measured data and computational electromagnetic (CEM) predictions

+ Create signature predictions using CEM prediction software (SENTRi, Xpatch, COMSOL, CST, HFSS, Feko, etc.)

+ Write and present technical information related to development activities

+ Develop technical solutions and help write proposals for new work.

Basic Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years’ experience or a master’s degree or higher with 6+ years’ experience in Electrical Engineering or a closely related scientific field such as Physics, Optics, Engineering Physics, etc.

+ Must be a U.S. Citizen

+ Expertise in applied electromagnetics with skills in EM modeling and experimentation

+ Adept in CEM prediction software and proven history of applying simulation tools to characterize EM phenomenology

+ Robust communication skills and a willingness and interest to collaborate in an interdisciplinary team environment to drive towards overall project and team objectives

+ Excellent technical writing, documentation, and organization

+ Ability to both lead and work as a team member

+ Strong attention to detail and deadlines

+ Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications

+ Master’s / PhD

+ Active SECRET or higher clearance is desired, but not required

+ Radar Cross Section (RCS) design familiarity

+ Knowledge of antenna design principals, array technology, frequency selective surfaces, and/or radome design principles

+ CAD and meshing familiarity

+ A basic understanding of, or exposure to the following is a plus, but not required:

+ Automatic Target Recognition

+ Radar signal processing fundamentals

+ MATLAB, Python, and C+

+ + Experience with running simulations on high-performance computing (HPC), graphics processor units (GPU), and other advanced processing platforms

+ Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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.

REQNUMBER: R-00091575

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.

Beavercreek, Ohio

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance. Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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