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Job #: R-00015013
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 75% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Field Operations Electronics Technician

Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Field Operations Electronics Technician to provide in port maintenance support, repair services and support for Surveillance Towed Array Sensor System (SURTASS) mission equipment during T-AGOS ship in-port periods and in-port availability periods.


Primary Responsibilities

Provide direct support and quality control of SURTASS Mission Readiness Availabilities (MRA)/Mission Readiness Reviews (MRR). Conduct TL-29A System grooms and module balances. The candidate for this position will be performing all work associated with shipboard repair, upgrades and installation of electronic systems on US Navy vessels. The candidate will also be required to support, perform maintenance and repair of the SURTASS COMM SUBSYSTEM, which includes SHF, UHF SATCOM, LOS, HF, IFF, SECURE VOICE, and DATA CRYPTO, KMI, NIPRNET, SIPRNET, ADNS/CFCP. Perform equipment installations and training. Reviewing and/or preparing operational and maintenance procedures, manuals and other government entities procedures used for the SURTASS program for completeness as required. Preparation and submission of required engineering and administrative reports. Perform engineering research and analysis on new and existing equipment. CONUS and OCONUS travel is required. Must be able to accept scheduled and unscheduled CONUS and OCONUS assignments and extensions up to 3 months with limited advance notice, based on the SURTASS program operational tempo. Must have or be able to obtain a valid U.S. Passport. Successful candidate must be capable of passing Mariners Physical per COMSCINST 6000.1.c and must maintain their medical fitness for the position. The selected candidate may be required to work at sea on ships, work rotating shifts and work in excess of 40 hours per week. The selected applicant will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified material.

Basic Qualifications:

Associates Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Technology and 4 or more years of experience or a graduate of US Navy electronics “C” school and 4 years of directly related military experience. Must have and be able to maintain a Top Secret clearance level. A minimum of 2 years, of related experience. Previous SURTASS ship rider experience is a plus. Must have the ability to work under only very general supervision.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three (3) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of SURTASS ARRAYS which includes: TL-29A Twin-line, Low Frequency Active (LFA), Compact Low Frequency Active (CLFA) and High Frequency Marine Mammal Mitigation Sonar (HFM3).

Three (3) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of the SURTASS COMM SUBSYSTEM which includes: SHF, UHF SATCOM and LOS, HF, NOW, IFF, SECURE VOICE and DATA CRYPTOs, CMS, EKMS, SIPRNET, ADNS/CFCP, NIPRNET.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 75% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Field Operations



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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