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Job #: R-00021954-OTHLOC-PL-2D2290
Location: Renton, WA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos NISC III program is looking for an Electrical Engineer to join our team in Des Moines, WA to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The NISC Program provides high-quality engineering and technical support services to FAA organizations responsible for NAS transformation in the areas of integration and implementation planning, transition planning, engineering support, environmental support, and other engineering and technical disciplines as required. Leidos is looking for a self-motivated quick learner with excellent communication skills who can work directly with the FAA customers under minimal supervision.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Support the FAA’s Technical Operations Division in conducting the level 2 Obstruction Evaluation (OE) analysis by using the current FAA provided OE Evaluation Desk Guide
  • Analyze and evaluate obstructions and their physical and/or electromagnetic effects on National Airspace facilities
  • Identify any electromagnetic and/or physical effect on air navigation, weather, radar and communications facilities
  • Analyze and evaluate OEs for potential adverse effect(s) to NAS facilities, equipment and services and identify mitigations to those effects.
  • Assign to an appropriately qualified SME, normally an FAA engineer, for a Level 3 (in-depth) analysis in cases the results of the Level 2 analysis requires further study. 
  • Utilize analysis tools available including Google® Earth Pro and Radar Support System (RSS) to help in the evaluation.
  • Utilize the FAA Work distribution tool iOEAAA (internet based Obstruction Evaluation Airport Airspace Analysis) to support the evaluation.
  • Produce an OE Summary showing in-progress, delayed, cancelled and completed OE analysis.
  • Compare the iOEAAA facility database against FAA provided sources to determine errors in database; enter missing facilities and correct errors in facility data (latitudes, longitudes and elevations)

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • Previous exposure reading and interpreting technical documentation and papers
  • Extensive knowledge of Google Earth Pro
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office, specifically Excel and Word
  • Excellent analytical skills (Math including trigonometry) 
  • Strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with three dimensional modeling or simulations 
  • Extensive Knowledge in Radars and Navigational Systems
  • Experience with using programming language C, C++, Java or Python is a plus

Typical Education/Experience:

Typically requires BS degree in Electrical Engineering or in a related discipline or equivalent experience/combined education with a minimum 2 years of related work experience.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Electrical Engineering


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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