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Job #: R-00021321
Location: Gunpowder, MD
Category: Testing and Quality Assurance
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. We are seeking a SMED Field Operations Manager Senior Lead (Senior/Lead) to support Post Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering and technical services to the CECOM Software Engineering Center Sensors and Mission Equipment Division (SMED) based in Aberdeen MD.

Successful candidates will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services and subject matter expertise in Aerial and Terrestrial Sensors and Platform Mission Equipment systems. You will provide field operations and technical support to the assigned SMED systems to include: Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS), Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS), Tactical SIGINT Payload (TSP), Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL-E), and Small Tactical

Radar Lightweight (STARLite), Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3), Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A), Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (2GF), Persistent Surveillance System Tethered (PSS-T), and Common Sensor Payload (CSP), aviation navigation, communications, ground support avionics, command and control, and tactical air traffic control systems

Primary Responsibilities:

Defines, documents, analyzes, performs, and interprets developmental tests for new and/or modified products or product components. Investigates and resolves operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel. Provides field operations and technical support and advice to other engineering groups. Guides and directs lower level personnel on the set-up and performance of tests. Acts as liaison with outside suppliers in establishing or modifying specifications for purchased items. Devises and applies testing procedures for parts or sub-assemblies received from outside vendors. Participates in the development, maintenance and refinement of internal quality control and reliability programs.  Plans and executes all field software support activities in accordance with the SMED IMS.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other Engineering or Technical discipline is required. 
  • Twelve years functional and management experience performing Test, Integration and Fielding of software in an environment containing multiple systems, each with one or more software baselines.
  • Understanding and experience in the complete life-cycle of the software in military systems
  • Willing to travel up to 10% CONUS to support operational requirements
  • Currently possess an active Secret clearance and Top Secret eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree is desirable
  • Familiarity with CECOM Software Engineering Center Post Production Software Sustainment (PPSS) processes a plus

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Testing and Quality Assurance

Leidos

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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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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