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Job #: R-00101973
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Structural Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. 

Are you ready for your next challenge?

The Defense Group at Leidos QRC Airborne ISR Systems Division has an opening for an Aerospace Structural Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission, we provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today’s warfighter.

THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)

  • Perform static, linear structural analysis for modifications to FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft.

  • Analyze metallic and composite structures using both Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and classical hand calculation methodology.

  • Write and review structural test plans, test reports, and structural analysis reports.

  • Serve as the programmatic structures lead for the design development of aircrafts. Ensuring all deliverable deadlines are met and all systems have analysis coverage as applicable to include static structural analysis, Damage Tolerance Analysis (DTA), and Instructions for Continued Airworthiness (ICA).

  • Provide mechanical design recommendations based on structural design principles and analysis results.

  • Present analysis assumptions and results during internal and external design reviews.

  • Collaborate with Integrated Product Teams to plan and execute all technical and production functions.

  • Mentor engineers in areas of stress analysis, design, and fabrication methods.

  • Review and approve design deviation requests and non-conformance reports.

  • Peer review and approve structural analysis reports and drawings of other engineers.

WHAT SETS YOU APART (basic qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or STEM field

  • 4+ years of experience in engineering development and product lifecycle management

  • 4+ years experience with airplane or helicopter analysis

  • Experience with FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft certification.

  • Experience in structural analysis of metallic and composite aircraft structure.

  • Experience with all phases of the development lifecycle including planning, conceptual design, requirements definition, preliminary design, prototyping, test and evaluation, detailed design, integration, formal verification, entry to production, etc.

  • Strong engineering analytical and technical writing skills with demonstrated experience authoring technical reports and supporting design reviews.

  • Effective communication & interpersonal skills with ability to present data and explain results to leadership, subordinates & peers.

  • Leadership, teambuilding, and mentoring skills.

  • Ability to effectively work within a multi-functional and diverse team.

  • Proficiency in presenting complex information to both technical and non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders.

Security Clearance Requirement

  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a minimum of Secret security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to work on multiple projects in various stages simultaneously.

  • Proficient in using Finite Element Modeling software – FEMAP NX Nastran.

  • Experience using Computer-Aided Design (CAD) platforms – SolidWorks.

  • Experience with Fatigue and Damage Tolerance Analysis.

  • Proficiency using presentation software to explain complex information to both technical and non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders.

  • Experience performing cost and schedule management.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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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