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Job #: R-00120456
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Corporate

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The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC) keeps our Department of Defense (DoD) customers at the leading edge of technology by designing, demonstrating, and deploying radar, communication, and electronic warfare solutions to solve complex adversary challenges. We are currently seeking an Electrical Engineer to work in our Beavercreek, Ohio office.  

In the Electrical Engineer role, you will support and develop a wide range radar, communication, and electronic warfare (EW) projects. You will be provided opportunities to make a lasting impact and to grow and lead engineering efforts spanning complex radio frequency (RF) systems and subsystems. You will work closely with contractor and government scientists, engineers, and experts to understand and define key test requirements and objectives. The successful candidate will have hands on experience in RF technologies such as, radar, communication, and EW.  Experience with test, evaluation, and integration practices is also welcomed.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, update and/or improve systems using RF components (antennas, LNAs, RF Filters, mixers, modulators, combiners, etc.) and embedded processors (FPGAs)

  • Troubleshoot and repair issues during the test and integration activities using lab equipment including spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, signal generators, vector network analyzers, etc.

  • Participate in RF test and evaluation (T&E) activities

  • Operate software defined radios (SDRs) and update functionality via software/firmware

  • Coordinate technical activities across a diverse team of test engineers and technicians

  • Utilize digital signal processing tools such as Python and MATLAB, etc.

  • Document test and design activities such as writing test reports, summarizing test results, and document test configurations and conditions

  • Conduct in-depth technical intra-company collaboration

  • Effectively communicate with external and internal stakeholders

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8+years of prior relevant experience

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication

  • Experience troubleshooting RF systems and operating RF lab equipment (oscilloscope, signal/waveform generator, spectrum analyzer, vector network analyzer, etc.)

  • Experience designing RF systems and using RF components (filters, couplers, amplifiers, etc.)

  • Ability to work, collaborate, and communicate effectively within a multi-disciplinary engineering team

  • Demonstrated knowledge of communication, EW, radar, and/or ELINT/SIGINT theory

  • Some experience with signal processing techniques, RF lab verification, test and evaluation, and engineering analysis tools such as MATLAB or Python

  • Active Secret clearance with an ability to acquire a TS/SCI

Additional qualifications

  • Existing TS/SCI clearance

  • Signal processing and/or firmware experience

  • Anechoic chamber testing experience

  • RF system and/or antenna design experience

  • Open Mission System (OMS) / Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA) experience

  • Hardware in the loop test experience

  • Experience with processing I/Q data

  • MS or PhD. in Engineering

  • Experience leading test and evaluation efforts

  • Experience with embedded systems (FPGAs, firmware/software)


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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