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Job #: R-00014614
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

ASR-9 Specialist

Job Description:

The NISC III program at Leidos is looking for individuals with depth and breadth of Airport Surveillance Radar (ASR) ground-based and satellite-based Air Traffic Control (ATC) surveillance systems to support various customer-driven efforts. 

Specific initiatives could include:

Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT)/Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) Modernization Effort

ASR-9 Service Life Extension Program (SLEP)

Digital Remote SCIP Replacement (DRSR)

Transmitter Backplane Replacement

Automatic Dependent Surveillance — Broadcast (ADS-B) to En Route Automation Modernization (ERAM) Activities, or Software Applications. 

As a subject matter expert in ASR systems, the successful candidate will visit various radar sites to observe the state of the systems and perform engineering research and provide technical support to extend the service life of ASR systems.   

This work will include research or testing national modifications and technology used to replace end of life components. 

The successful candidate may also write white papers, change documents, reports, and technical procedures for the ASR systems. 

Other responsibilities will likely include providing memos or briefings on technical options and solutions associated with replacing components in the NAS. 

Note: Position may allow the selected employee to work remotely at the the hiring managers discretion.


  • Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.


  • Experience with ASR systems
  • Ability to travel
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Desired experience:

  • Experience working with the FAA
  • Experience specifically with the ASR-9

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Electrical Engineering



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 33,000 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

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