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Job #: R-00091840
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos, Inc is seeking an R&D Engineering Technician to join our team! The Engineering Technician will be a key part of the Leidos team supporting connected vehicle research. This important work is at the Saxton Transportation and Operations Laboratory (STOL), the USDOT’s premiere research and development laboratory for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) technology at the FHWA Turner Fairbank Highway Research Center in McLean, VA. The successful candidate will be part of a larger research team that advances connected and automated vehicle technologies for the FHWA via developing, testing, and demonstrating new capabilities associated with vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication.

Primary Responsibilities

The R&D Engineering Technician will assist in the development of technology for connected and automated vehicles and advanced transportation research testbeds. Work assignments may include performing engineering tasks at the systems level on commercial-off-the-shelf hardware and software required for traffic signals control, traffic management systems, and vehicle guidance systems.

  

Other duties include:

  • Design, specify, and integrate hardware to meet research needs

  • Manufacture, install, maintain, and troubleshoot electrical components

  • Design and fabricate solutions that meet the needs of varying projects with low to high complexity

  • Interface with project managers and other users of the laboratory

  • Conduct various phases of research projects across the breadth of transportation science.

  • Support the operations and maintenance of the lab facility, equipment, and associated testbeds.

  • Interface with Government technical and business personnel.

Basic Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering, electrical engineering, or similar discipline

  • 1+ year(s) related experience (internships included)

  • Ability to test and troubleshoot complex power and communication systems

  • Must communicate clearly in English

  • Must be able to give, receive, and apply constructive feedback

  • Must be prompt, schedule-conscious, and focused

  • Must be willing to continue professional and personal development

  • Must have unexpired US driver’s license and be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in traffic signal controller operations and configuration

  • Familiarity with vehicle power and/or communication systems

  • Geospatial positioning (e.g., GPS) and position correction (e.g., RTCM)

  • Wireless communications, particularly DSRC, cellular, or Wi-Fi

  • Connected vehicle or transportation communication standards (e.g., SAE J2735, NTCIP 1202, etc.)

Special consideration will be given to candidates with volunteering experience and ongoing community involvement, as well as academic and professional recognitions.  Work will be conducted on-site.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $50,700.00 - $78,000.00 - $105,300.00

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 law.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

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.

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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 here.

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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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