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Job #: R-00006156
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The QRC Airborne ISR Division of Leidos has an opening in Bridgewater, VA for a Systems Engineer. As a Systems Engineer supporting multiple airborne programs, this position supports the Project Engineering Manager and multiple program managers by accomplishment of the tasks described below:

Primary Responsibilities
  • As part of an engineering team, execute midsize engineering projects with aggressive timelines while interfacing with Government and industry customers and airworthiness authorities to understand requirements and develop innovative solutions.
  • Applies systems engineering principles to plan, design, build, integrate, test, certify, and operationally sustain manned aircraft.
  • Works closely with Program Managers to capture and derive program requirements, track and reports task statuses, and ensure tasks are executed efficiently and on schedule.
  • Reviews and prepares engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.
  • Work closely with the engineering team to plan, execute, document, and deliver airworthiness and requirements documentation for the design, production, and testing of aircraft systems.
  • Work closely with the configuration management team to development and maintain aircraft configuration documentation.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited institution and minimum of two (2) years of related systems engineering; degree can be substituted with minimum total of seven (7) years of systems engineering experience.
  • Diverse engineering experience with hardware integration programs, as well as experience working in an agile engineering environment.
  • Experience reading engineering drawings, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Comfortable in presenting program status briefs to customers and senior decision makers.
  • Leadership, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software products.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.
  • Candidate must be able to travel throughout the U.S. to support program events and have the ability to obtain a passport or visa to travel internationally.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Knowledge and experience in the development of ISR aircraft.
  • Knowledge and experience AR 70-62 or other Military or Civil airworthiness certifications processes.
  • Technical Master's Degree.
  • INCOSE ASEP/CSEP or DODAF certified or PMP Certified


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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