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Job #: R-00007660
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

It's a great time to join the Leidos Defense, Airborne Solutions Group to help us achieve our mission: Make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science.

We are seeking a Senior Project Engineer with experience in UAS (Unmanned Aircraft Systems) to support a full spectrum of engineering activities for our UAS engineering programs. The position is located in Huntsville, Alabama; relocation assistance is available. As the Senior Project Engineer, you will support the Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems (TUAS) program, and the Gray Eagle Modeling, Navigation and Integration (GEMNI) program.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Act as a technical expert to ensure successful project engineering for all facets of the US Army RQ-7Bv2 Shadow and US Army MQ-1C Gray Eagle programs
• Perform top level design tasks using systems engineering methodology to derive requirements and systems impacts
• Create systems engineering document trees
• Plan and lead integration, troubleshooting, testing, and documentation of UAS engineering tasks
• Develop and transform low/high-level design artifacts into functional systems design
• Develop test plans aimed to ensure customer driven requirements are met
• Create and maintain engineering documentation and diagrams
• Contribute to the development of new and expansion of existing business opportunities
• Support developing proposals, business plans, proposal work statements, and specifications required to support contracts
• Coordinate and communicate with US Army UAS stakeholders, end users, internal/external customers, and leadership
• Utilize standard engineering methodologies, processes and tools to provide solutions for design, integration and test preparation, systems assessment and deployment, risk assessment, mitigation planning, etc.
• Collaborate with Government personnel and subcontractors to plan and review deliverables

-Lead the cross-functional activities of the engineering team

Required Job Qualifications:
• Bachelor of Science in Engineering and 12+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
• Active Secret clearance
• Extensive U.S. Army Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) engineering experience to provide technical oversight and problem solving for programs
• Experience leading IPTs (Integrated Product teams) or smaller task teams
• Experience coordinating with hardware and software vendors for successful systems integration and testing
• Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution situations involving the full spectrum of system integration activities
• Experience developing project engineering requirements
• Travel to customer sites 25% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:
• 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects
• Master's Degree
• Proposals development and capture management experience
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of multiple engineering disciplines (Integration, Software, Aero, Avionics, etc.)
• Report and/or technical writing skills
• Experience developing Basis of Estimates (BOEs) for new opportunities

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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