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Job #: R-00023702
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is dedicated to making the world a safer place. This starts with helping our customers in the Defense Industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores; our dedicated Defense Group employees are solving critical challenges across the globe.

The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) within the Airborne Solutions Operations (ASO) of Leidos Defense Group currently has an opening for a Structural Engineer to work in our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission, we provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today’s warfighter. 

Primary Responsibilities

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  • Perform static, linear structural analysis for modifications to FAR Part 23 and Part 25 aircraft
  • Analyze metals, non-metallic, and composite structures using both Finite Element Analysis (FEA) and classical hand calculation methodology
  • Write structural test plans, test reports, and structural reports
  • Computer Aided Design (CAD) design/drafting
  • Check and approve analyses and drawings of other engineers
  • Review and approve deviation request and non-conformance reports
  • Providing technical inputs to mechanical designs during all phases of the design
  • Responsible for analysis and feedback multiple design projects simultaneously, utilizing sound project management principles to prioritize work to meet cost, schedule, and quality objectives
  • Present analysis assumptions and results during internal and external design reviews

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two (2) years of prior relevant experience; or Masters with less than two (2) years of prior relevant experience.
  • Familiarity with FEA and CAD software
  • Strong knowledge in static/dynamic engineering mechanics
  • Ability to access various areas of different aircraft types, which may involve kneeling, stooping, and standing
  • Excellent communications skills to interface with customers and peers
  • Eligible to obtain and maintain a minimum of Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient knowledge of FEMAP and SolidWorks
  • CFD, damage tolerance, vibration, fatigue, and/or thermal analysis experience
  • Experience with Army Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED) and NAVAIR requirements
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Working knowledge of FAA rules and regulations

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Mechanical Engineering

About 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

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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