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Job #: R-00015580
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Engineering Technician

Job Description:

The Defense group for Leidos is seeking an Engineering Technician to support Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Dam Neck Activity (NSWCDD DNA) Surface Sonar Engineering Services contract in Virginia Beach, VA. The successful candidate will support in-service engineering of the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 sonar system.

Primary Responsibilities:

The candidate is responsible for performing maintenance on the A(V)15 system including fault detection, isolation, localization, and remove and replace of LRUs. The candidate will provide subject matter expertise to analyze and evaluate Undersea Warfare (USW) equipment hardware approaches, methodology, techniques, and products to help ensure their effectiveness and efficiency.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have at least 6 years of technical experience with AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 sonar system; including auxiliary equipment and high school diploma or higher
  • A thorough understanding of AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system maintenance and troubleshooting
  • Expert Fault Detection / Isolation / Localization
  • Must have active Secret DoD Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams and coordinate deadlines

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Field Services



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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