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Job #: R-00102595
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description
The Mission Operations Division at Leidos is seeking a Metrologist to support a government contract in the National Capital Region (NCR).  The ideal candidate will be able to calibrate, troubleshoot and repair electronic test equipment which includes analyzers (spectrum, signal, network, noise, modulation, power and audio), oscilloscopes, meters, test sets, generators (signal, vector, level), and power supplies. The Metrologist will coordinate directly with the customer management and employees, program management and employees, and outside vendors. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide metrology and calibration engineering services on a wide range of electronic test equipment using customized manual or automated software routines
  • Ensure adherence to both Industry and customer standards and best practices, and compliance to any applicable board and reviews
  • Identify and implement strategic equipment and process improvements and solutions that are consistent with the customer's vision and mission
  • Provide technical support to test and inspection personnel and field personnel regarding test equipment
  • Create and maintain procedures and documentation related to the metrology support required
  • Maintain a technical equipment library and calibration status and schedule of all equipment
  • Design test procedures from manufacturer’s specifications
  • Initiate procurement requests for vendor repairs and replacement equipment
  • Communicate regularly with both Customer management and the contract PM on the status of the metrology requirements and support

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Active TS/SCI with poly
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology and 8 years of relevant experience. Work experience can be used/combined with education
  • Demonstrated experience in metrology fundamentals
  • Experience working with, calibrating and repairing electronic test equipment from HP, Agilent, Keysight, National Instruments, and/or Tektronix including signal analyzers, multimeters, power supplies, signal generators, function generators, oscilloscopes, frequency counters, power analyzers and network analyzers.
  • Experience applying logistics and procurement best practices in order to support program requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks, adapt quickly to changing requirements, and work independently and on a team
  • Experience with standard Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to effectively communicate processes and procedures to program employees, partner organizations, customer base, and outside vendors
  • Self-starter that can establish priorities, resolve immediate issues, and coordinate with customer or program management on complex problems
  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain effective working relationships with team members, customers, outside vendors, and procurement specialists
  • Must be able to lift and carry 50lbs
  • Up to 5% CONUS and OCONUS travel

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00

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 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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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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