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Job #: R-00021447-OTHLOC-PL-2D0820
Location: Fort Bliss, TX
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Description:

The QRC AISR Group currently has an opening for an Airborne Sensor Operator supporting an ISR program based OCONUS. Leidos is providing subject matter expertise for a manned aerial platform providing IR imagery data for both real-time and after-action analysis. The ASO will be responsible to collect and provide limited analysis of IR imagery while safely and effectively functioning as an aircrew member on a multi-position aircraft.

Primary Responsibilities

The ASO will be required to execute all assigned preflight, flight and post flight duties as required to safely and effectively operate the assigned sensor and mission set. This includes, mission planning, pre-briefings, mission system inspection, operation, troubleshooting, post-flight inspections, debriefings and mission documentation. The ASO may also assist with performing sensor upgrades and maintenance.

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position candidates must:

• Be willing to deploy for rotations of at least 90 days to various OCONUS operating locations as directed by the Government customer.

• Must have a current / valid U.S. passport and be able to obtain a visa to travel internationally.

• Be willing to travel for long periods of time, work long hours and / or non-regular hours with minimal notice.

• Have an active Secret clearance.

• Be willing to fly in the airborne system for extended times and be willing to work in Hardship and Hazardous locations.

• Have or be able to obtain a FAA Class II medical certificate.

• Have or be able to successfully complete altitude chamber / physiological training.

• Be able to complete small arms weapons qualification.

• 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.

• Must have bachelor's degree (or additional 4 years of experience / military training) and a minimum of 4 years’ experience or 700 flight hours as an aircrew member on a multi-place military aircraft, possess excellent CRM skills, and be able to apply ORM principles.

• Previous ISR and or instructor/evaluator experience desired.

• Must show demonstrable interpretation and analysis experience with E/O IR sensor systems.

• Must be able to successfully accomplish airborne mission / flight operations and image analysis (how the position relates to the job and aircraft).

Must be able to travel for training.

The training locations include:

Bridgewater, VA

El Paso, TX

or other locations as deemed necessary by the customer.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 100% of the time

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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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