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Job #: R-00014715
Location: Albuquerque, NM
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: Defense


Job Requisition:

Electrical Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos is actively interviewing for an Electrical Engineer to support our team at Kirtland AFB, NM. 


Provide engineering subject matter expertise in remote sensing for characterization of counter-WMD and improvised threat-related test events. 

Subject matter expertise shall include familiarity with LIDAR, hyperspectral imaging, and other electro-optical characterization tools and techniques.

 Provide expertise in change characterization techniques, such as coherent change detection and interferometry from electro-optical or synthetic aperture RADAR systems. 

The expertise shall include familiarity with ground, aircraft, and satellite-based systems.

Develop test plans and methodologies to meet measurement objectives to support testing and provide post-test assessments to determine diagnostics and system performance, and how well diagnostics met test objectives.


Coordinating with government customers on a routine basis to plan future tests and review test and program results

Researching new test equipment, sensors, data acquisition technologies remote sensing and test procedures

Reviewing remote sensing techniques

Developing, execution and integration of remote sensing into government test plans   

Reviewing and interpreting test results

Communicating of test results in both oral and written formats

Assessing results of tests to determine if test objectives were met

Providing technical oversight and guidance to a test team.


Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Optical Engineering or a related field and 4 years of experience

Knowledge of government test procedures

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of tools

Secret clearance, eligible for Top Secret/ Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)  clearance


Project Management Professional

Knowledge of Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% 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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