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Job #: R-00008243
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Defense and Intelligence Group at Leidos is currently seeking a Power Specialist to join a dynamic program in Northern Virginia. The Power Specialist is responsible for designing, developing, and evaluating components and processes used in the power generation, manipulation, transmission, distribution, and storage of electricity. The candidate will determine design approaches and parameters, as well as analyze equipment to establish operating data, conduct experimental tests and evaluate results. The Power Specialist will select components and equipment based on analysis of specifications and reliability, and complete documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. The candidate may also interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Influences development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results.
  • Recommends and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function's strategy and operations.
  • Leads and manages works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
  • Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
  • Develops solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices.
  • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.
  • Works to convince others to accept area's view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Has in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across range of programs.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert within technical domain area.


  • BS degree and a minimum of 8 years of prior relevant experience
  • Demonstrated experience developing power solutions for field sites to include experience with diesel generators, solar arrays, power conditioners, power controllers, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPSs)
  • Experience surveying existing power solutions (e.g. determining photovoltaic potential for an existing solar install)


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 www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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