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Job #: R-00007565
Location: Gunpowder, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

It's a great time to join the Leidos Defense Airborne Solutions Group! We currently have a career opportunity for an Aircraft Sensor Operator/Flight Test Engineer in support of our Airborne Reconnaissance Low Enhanced (ARL-E) program. This position is located in Aberdeen, MD.

ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet. The ARL-E team is geo-graphically separated with primary duty locations of Manassas, VA and Aberdeen, MD. In this role, you will report to the Test and Evaluation Lead Engineer, in Aberdeen, MD.

Primary Responsibilities
-Perform day-to-day execution of the Test and Evaluation Program for the Airborne ISR (AISR) system.
-Work with a multi-company team to develop, document, and execute a Test and Evaluation Program within the AISR program.\\-Participate in test planning meetings

Basic Qualifications
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
-Active Top Secret security clearance required prior to start with the ability to obtain an SCI.
-Bachelors degree in a related technical discipline and 4+ years of related work experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
-Civilian and/or military experience with AISR programs.
-Knowledge of formal Test and Evaluation plans, procedures, and the verification & validation (V&V) process to meet government requirements.
-Possess strong problem-solving, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills.
-Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook).
-Must pass a Class II flight physical and altitude chamber.
-A minimum of 25% travel required to support training and test events at each of the primary duty locations as well as CONUS test ranges.

Preferred Qualifications
-Experience in formal testing and documentation to include Developmental Test and Evaluation (DT&E), Limited User Test (LUT), and Operational Test and Evaluation (OT&E)
-Experience with integrating networking hardware/software into ISR Ground Stations and Airborne Platforms
-Understanding of Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) architecture
-Experience with the following sensors:
-Full Motion Video (FMV) - MX-20
-Hyperspectral Imagery (HSI)
-Communications Intelligence (COMINT)
-VADER
-BIG GREEN
-ACES HY
-PEARL
-PRISM
-BANSHEE

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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