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Research Scientist/Physicist

Company: Leidos Inc
Location: Reston
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Description Job Description:Leidos is hiring an experienced Research Scientist/Physicist. This position can be onsite or will allow telework.The new employee will support nuclear weapon effects simulations, specifically in the areas of radiation hydrodynamics and shock-hydrodynamics and all associated physics with the development of modeling and simulation tools.Primary Responsibilities

  • Experienced in the details of nuclear device explosion modeling and simulation with emphasis on radiation hydrodynamics and shock hydrodynamics including the radiation opacity, electron transport, and associated physical processes that govern the expansion of the initial fireball and the entrainment of ambient air.
  • Will lead development on new simulated sensors to duplicate the response of fielded systems.
  • Develop analysis and visualization capabilities to turn the simulation results into knowledge.Basic Qualifications
    • BS/BA and 8+ yrs of experience OR PhD in Physics (preferably shock physics, plasma physics, or CFD) and 4+ yrs of experience
      • Experience with radiation transport and/or CFD codes.
        • Experience with high performance computing.
          • Able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance; preferably a TS clearance.Preferred Qualifications
            • Active DoD Secret clearance
              • Experience can be in any high performance computing simulation field, but physical and/or sensor simulation preferred.Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00The 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.#Remote

Keywords: Leidos Inc, Reston , Research Scientist/Physicist, Other , Reston, Virginia

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