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Job #: R-00001512
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team in Greenbelt, MD to support the Space Communication Network Services (SCNS) Contract. This position supports the NASA Satellite Laser Ranging (SLR) operations, maintenance, and test and integration of electronic, electro-optical, and electromechanical systems. Leidos is part of Space Communications Network Services (SCNS) team that is responsible for the operation, maintenance, sustainment, and systems engineering of NASA's worldwide satellite communication networks.

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance. U.S. Citizenship is required.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Performing system requirements development and allocation.
  • Performing the analysis, design, fabrication, test and integration of electrical systems for ground system applications.
  • Modifying, testing, and replacing electronic, electromechanical, and electro-optical subsystems and components as necessary to ensure operability and maintainability of the SLR network.
  • Developing and executing of test plans for electronics system verification and acceptance.
  • Performing test sequences to characterize and/or troubleshoot the performance of electrical components and systems.
  • Providing hardware maintenance services which may include installation or modification and re-installation of existing equipment, preventive and corrective maintenance, and replacement of equipment as needed to maintain original hardware configuration functionality.
  • Performing such tasks as replacing components and wiring circuits; repairing simple electronic equipment; and taking test readings using common instruments such as digital multimeters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, curve tracers, and oscilloscopes.
  • Applying comprehensive technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting manufacturers' manuals or similar documents.
  • Preparing documentation of equipment architecture and cabling configurations.
  • Performing duties in accordance with all systems engineering and configuration management policies and procedures.
  • Developing operations and maintenance documentation.
  • Analyzing and interpreting test results and preparing summary reports.
  • Identifying design alternatives and performing trade studies for system upgrades or replacement of obsolete equipment.

Typical Education and Qualifications:
  • B.S, in Electrical Engineering, Physics, Computer Science, or Mathematics and 5+ years' of related experience (or a Associates Degree and 8+ years of related experiences).
  • 3+ years' experience working with electro-optic elements, subsystems, and systems for ground-based systems including lasers, detectors, and beam control assemblies.
  • 1+ years of experience providing hardware maintenance services which may include installation or modification and re-installation of existing equipment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience integrating and configuring timing equipment for high precision servo control, data measurement, and processing systems/subsystems.
  • Experience using complex test instruments such as high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the systems engineering life cycle from the specification and analysis of requirements, through the design of the hardware or software, procurement, fabrication, assembly, to integration and test to verify that system requirements have been realized.

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

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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