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Job #: R-00000919
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

The Field Engineer represents the program and its Customer on OCONUS deployments. The Field Engineer is responsible for procedural input to the planning, preparation, and execution of all TDY missions. Duties include, but are not limited to: preparation of the hardware suite to include the initial integration of the peripherals and the loading of the baseline software; configuring and optimizing the system to the specifications of the host nation; providing on-the-job training to host nation personnel; providing feedback to the Customer and Engineering staff on the performance of the fielded system and recommended improvements; providing subject matter expertise to the engineering staff during the System Development Life Cycle leading up to the deployment of a new baseline; providing onsite analysis when problems occur outside the normal operations during deployment and provide input to the Engineering and Operations and Maintenance staff to resolve system anomalies; providing input/support to Operations and Maintenance activities when not actively involved in deployment activities. Works as a team lead in a forward area when the situation requires. Responsible for the technical direction, leadership, and training of less experienced staff. Must have the ability to complete complex assignments without direction and direct those engineers that are more junior.
Must possess an active TS/SCI Clearance.
• Possess a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university in an appropriate technical field or 12+ years of general engineering experience
• Possess a good understanding of the system development life cycle
• General understanding of the SAR customer organizational structure and methods
• Must have 3 years experience in general engineering or IT disciplines
• Must have 3 years of experience in Unix/Linux Shell Scripting (Bash, C-Shell, Korn Shell)
• Must have familiarity with SQL syntax and query logic
• Successful candidate must be willing and able to lift 50 pounds

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI

Travel:
Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Field Operations

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Defense & Intel
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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