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Job #: R-00014974
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Airborne Sensor Operator

Job Description:

Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an Airborne Sensor Operator that will support a SOPAC manned ISR program
 that will be based OCONUS. The program will provide aircrew for an ISR aircraft providing imagery and multi-source data
 for both real-time and after-action analysis.

The successful candidate will be responsible for routine and dynamic target area assessment using full motion video while
 providing analysis and distribution of multi-source information via on-board aircraft communications systems. Candidate
 will possess a combination of maturity, skill and experience to function safely and effectively as an aircrew member in a
 tactical ISR environment. Selected candidates may be required to operate ELINT, E/O IR, and/or other airborne sensors
 and communications equipment.

The successful candidate will also be required to execute all assigned preflight, flight, and post flight duties as required
 to safely and effectively operate an assigned sensor suite supporting a variety of SOPAC missions. This includes,
 mission planning, pre-briefings, mission system inspection, operation, troubleshooting, post-flight inspections, debriefings,
 intelligence product preparation and distribution, and mission documentation. Candidate may also assist with performing
 sensor upgrades and maintenance.
Qualifications - External
Candidate must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:

- Bachelor's degree (or 4 years of experience / military training in lieu of a degree) and a minimum of 4 years’
 experience or 700 flight hours as an aircrew member on a multi-place military or government ISR contract aircraft.
- Must possess excellent CRM skills, and be able to apply ORM principles, and willing to deploy for rotations of at least 90
 days to various OCONUS operating locations as directed by the Government.

- Must show demonstrable interpretation and analysis experience with one or more of the following sensor systems: SAR,

- Must be able to successfully accomplish airborne mission / flight operations, mapping operations and image analysis,
 and be able to travel for training.

- Be able to obtain a passport and or visa to travel internationally, as well as travel for long periods of time, work long hours
 and / or non-regular hours with minimal notice.

- Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance.

- Be able to proficiently operate assigned sensors while airborne for extended periods, and willing to work in Hardship and
 Hazardous locations.

- Have or be able to obtain a FAA Class II medical certificate or military equivalent, and be able to successfully complete
 altitude chamber / physiological training.

- Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course, which requires compliance with
 certain medical standards, a successful deployment physical examination, immunizations, and training.

- Previous ICS communication experience required.

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:

- Previous ISR and or instructor/evaluator experience in a combat environment is desired.
- Previous KUSS, PRC-117, VORTEX, data link experience desired.
- Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground communication coordination experience desired.
- Previous JTAC or SOPAC ISR mission/intelligence product support experience.
- MX-15/20/25 experience.
- Previous ISR Warden experience.
Leidos Overview
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro
 forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the
 fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the
 recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed
 Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business
 (IS&GS). For more information, visit
 The company's diverse employees support vital missions
 for government and commercial customers. Qualified
 women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected
 veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal
 Opportunity Employer.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:



24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern

Requisition Category:


Job Family:




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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