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Job #: R-00023020-OTHLOC-PL-2D2950
Location: White Sands Missile Range, NM
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Systems Engineer to work in either Greenbelt, Maryland or White Sands Center (WSC).  This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) mission.  In this mission we will support the development of a Lunar Gateway Ground Station.

Primary Responsibilities

Lead the Radio Frequency (R/F) engineering activities including the characterization of the existing R/F environment, R/F analysis, and procurement of R/F systems/subsystems which is inclusive of:

  • System requirements development and allocation
  • Perform and/or direct the analysis, design, fabrication, test and integration of electrical systems for ground system applications
  • Interpret system level requirements as they apply to the development of electrical systems and components
  • Identify design alternatives and perform trade-off studies, linking budget, sensitivity, reliability, failure mode and worst case analysis to determine the optimum approach for the design, and to predict performance of the system for the expected operational and environmental conditions
  • Develop and execute test plans for electronics system verification and acceptance
  • Develop operations and maintenance performance of electrical components and systems, and subsequently analyze/interpret the results and prepare summary reports
  • Provide technical direction for the definition and development of a technically complex system or subsystem and coordinate all appropriate engineering activities

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering, physics, computer science, or mathematics and a minimum of 8 years' experience in the analysis, design and development of electrical and electronic systems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience supporting NASA and/or other Federal Government customers
  • Hands-on experience with the test and integration of Ground Data Systems
  • Masters degree in engineering, physics, or mathematics

This position requires successful completion of a government background check to access government facilities and/or systems. If you are not a United States Citizen or Green Card holder, this check could take 12-18 months to complete.

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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