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Job #: R-00098726
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. Our Transportation Solutions Operation delivers cutting-edge research in some of the most exciting technological fields and advances state-of-the-practice solutions in transportation safety. A new era of mobility requires specialized expertise to address paradigm shifts in how we travel and move goods.

We support our customers with:

· Connected and Automated Vehicles

· Aircraft Traffic Planning and Operations

· Human Factors Research

· Analysis, Modeling and Simulation

· Transportation Safety and Operations, and Asset Management

· e-Construction and Accelerated Construction

· Freight Efficiency

· Research Facility Management

The ERAM program within the Leidos Civil group is seeking an Systems Engineer Technical Documentation Writer who will be a member of a dynamic team working on the Federal Aviation Administration’s En-Route Automation Modernization ERAM) technology, which is the heart of the Next Generation Air Transportation System and the pulse of the National Airspace System. The program is committed to assisting the FAA customer advance our transition from a ground-based system of air traffic control to a satellite-based system of air traffic management. ERAM is vital to the future of air navigation, providing the foundation for NexGen functions. The successful candidate will be assisting in the development (writing, editing, proofreading and/or providing writing support) of technical manuals updates based on engineering whitepapers and problem reports (PRs). The candidate will be responsible for creating and modifying technical diagrams using tools such as Visio or Microsoft PowerPoint; reviewing technical changes; provide editorial changes per FAA documentation standards. Candidate will be required to represent Leidos to the FAA customer in a positive manner, demonstrating exceptional communication skills, flexibility and adaptability in adjusting to shifting work requirements in an environment that can be fast-paced. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Technical manual updates and inspection support. Support analysis of customer problem reports (and enhancement requests)Work directly with FAA customers to ensure a valid understanding of the problem (or requested enhancement) and need.
  • Assisting with technical documentation development and lab validation for review and approval by FAA Second Level Engineering personnel.
  • Establish and maintain a direct working relationship with FAA Book Owners, Second Level Engineering, and Technical Manuals representatives responsible for the FAA systems fielded by Leidos.
  • Demonstrated direct experience developing and implementing large-scale technical changes on compressed schedule deadlines. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work without appreciable direction, modulating schedule to meet and exceed schedule targets.
  • Working knowledge of XML editor (i.e. PTC Arbortext)
  • Demonstrated ability to review and provide editorial comments for content developed by other team members.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college in related engineering discipline, or equivalent experience and less than 2 years prior relevant experience.
  • Your GPA needs to be included on your application and resume.
  • US Citizenship Requirements
  • Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the FAA customer.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00

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.

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.

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 here.

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].

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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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