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Job #: R-00022027
Location: Bath, ME
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense group within Leidos is looking to hire a Field Engineer to work as part the AEGIS Test Team in Bath, ME overseeing the installation and conducting testing of the AN/SQQ-89A(V) Sonar Suite. This is working with dynamic schedules and coordinating with other members of the test team and ship’s force. This position will encompass all stages of production and post sail away support.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Review of drawings and procedures designed for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 installations and upgrades.
• Act as liaison during industrial installation.
• Coordinate testing of newly upgrades systems.
• Witness shipyard conducted tests as per direction of ATT Management.
• Perform fault isolation and conduct corrective actions.
• Resolution of any issues associated with installation and testing of sonar systems. 
• Support assessments and at-sea test events as required. 
• Fulfill duties as an on-site representative for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system. These 
  responsibilities will include: 
  - Perform direct support to expedite problem resolution and to minimize any schedule impact  
    caused by USW system equipment problems. 
  - Provide installation and testing inputs to daily and weekly reports. 
  - Investigate outstanding assessment discrepancies. 
  - Provide updates to the on-line database via ALICE. 
  - Deliver a CD of the electronic database as requested. 
  - Document visual/mechanical and electrical discrepancies discovered during Assessment 
  - Perform configuration audits to verify installed USW system baselines on specified hulls per 
    schedule and instructions provided. 
  - Perform System Interoperability Validation (SIV)/equipment grooms using Government 
    approved procedures.

Basic Qualifications (required):
•    Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds, climb ladders, and perform other shipboard activities
•    Position requires a valid passport. 
•    Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance.
•    Understanding of Basic Sonar Principles, equipment, and interfaces. 
•    Operate standard electronic test equipment i.e. Multi-meters, O-scopes, etc.
•    Ability to troubleshoot and test connectors, cable, power. 
•    Ability to load AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 software as per government provided documentation. 
•    Prior technical and logistics experience providing US Navy program support, with a proven record of excellent customer interface.
•    Background in U.S. Navy combat systems. 
•    Self-starter; able to work both independently and on team assignments. 
•    Must have outstanding oral and written communication skills.
•    Proficiency in MS Office products including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
•    Proven experience effectively communicating with senior US government representatives.

•    BS degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters and 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent experience/combined education also considered.
Preferred Qualifications (not required):
•    Technical Documentation Experience, including Engineering Change Proposal/Order (ECP / ECO) Experience
•    Direct customer support/interface experience
•    Strategic mindset
•    Ability to independently research, assess and present analyses of technical/logistics data and recommended options for government decision

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:



Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Field Operations


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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