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Job #: R-00011007
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Engineering Management
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: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Quick Reaction Capability Airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (QRC AISR) of the Airborne Solutions Group of Leidos currently has a need for a Director of Engineering. This position is responsible for applying engineering principles and best practices in the development of Airborne ISR projects and programs.

Primary Responsibilities

In this role you will organize and lead the Division's engineering staff to meet objectives in design, product development, and testing. This position will oversee design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products/designs/technology or improvement of existing ones. The director will assist in formulating proposal resource requirements for engineering design planning and developing engineering requirements in the development of new markets.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
  • Developing core capabilities, advanced technology/solutions, providing technical leads for projects, utilizing modeling and simulations (M&S) capabilities, establishing engineering processes and best practices, providing technical leadership to all key programs.
  • Continue to build, develop and grow a Systems Engineering team/department that can maintain strong working relationships with cross-functional staffs cross the company.
  • Leverage (Leidos) technology and product investments.
  • Collaborate with colleagues to conceptualize system architectures, define key capabilities, performance requirements, system implementation approaches and operational concepts.
  • Contribute to strategic planning, including definition of technology and product roadmaps; also includes identification of new capital expenditures needed to achieve division - level goals/objectives.


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor s degree in engineering, technology management or business management with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the development of advanced ISR solutions.
  • Minimum of (4) years of relevant management experience with progressive advancement in responsibilities leading to technical leadership
  • Minimum of (3) years of experience in leading cross-functional teams in advanced technology
  • Experience with Platform integration and test, FAA & Army Airworthiness
  • Demonstrated ability to create innovative solutions with clear competitive advantages to complex problems.
  • Past experience with written and oral communication/presentation skills with ability to present complex technology concepts in a clear and effective manner when working with Proposal Writing/Labor Estimating, Leadership & employee development
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance



Preferred Qualifications
  • Master degree in engineering, technology management or business management
  • Past experience with Configuration Management, Quality Management (AS9100 & EngineeringEdge NextGen), Risk Management, Program/Project Management, Budget Planning and/or Earned Value Management


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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