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The Defense Airborne Solutions Group currently has a dynamic opportunity for Systems Engineer, located in Manassas, VA, in support of the Airborne Reconnaissance Low – Enhanced (ARL-E) program.
ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army with upgrading and enhancing the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet. The ARL-E team is geographically separated with primary duty locations of Aberdeen, MD and Manassas, VA
As the Systems Engineer, you will perform integration and maintenance on the Airborne ISR (AISR) system. As a part of a multi-company team, you will integrate Mission Equipment Payloads into aircraft, perform system checkout and support the Test & Evaluation team throughout the Contractor Testing and system fielding. In this role, you will report to the Senior Systems Engineer located in Aberdeen, MD.
In this role, you are responsible for assisting leadership with the technical oversight, and day-to-day design, development, integration, and testing of a hardware and software system architecture to support the AISR system. You will be responsible for integrating government and civilian software solutions, airborne sensors, and hardware into various operating systems. You'll be coordinating with ARL-E leadership to plan system maintenance and report ongoing activities with aircrafts.
Daily Activities Include:
-Plan and execute support efforts for aircraft computing systems and subsystems
-Plan, manage, and enforce equipment and software baseline standards
-Create and maintain documentation associated with support activities
-Provide support metrics and reports to leadership
-Maintain performance of subsystem, as systems are tested, and checkouts completed
-Troubleshoot to isolate system faults and perform repairs
-Provide training as needed to system support personnel
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
-A DoD Top Secret /SCI clearance is required
-A Bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline with 4+ years of experience or a Master’s degree with 2+ years of related experience; additional years of related work experience required in lieu of a degree
- Civilian and/or military experience with Airborne programs
- Strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and organizational and verbal/written communication skills.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook).
- Ability to identify innovative solutions to extremely complex, multi-faceted technical problems
- Willing to work around flight schedules to accomplish missions that may include late night, and early morning hours.
- A minimum of 50% travel may be required to support activities at each of the primary duty locations as well as CONUS test ranges.
-Knowledge of aircraft integration and operations
-Experience with integrating networking hardware/software into Airborne Platforms
-Systems Installations and Troubleshooting
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 50% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Integration
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 www.Leidos.com.
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