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Job #: R-00024280
Location: Natick, MA
Category: Engineering Technologist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a Sr. Technologist to work with the US Army Natick Research, Development and Engineering Center in Natick, MA.  The candidate will provide support to engineers on technical projects and be integrated into a highly dynamic team supporting the Aerial Delivery Directorate. The candidate responsibilities will include; collecting, maintaining, organizing, compiling, and manipulating technical data.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collecting, maintaining, organizing, compiling, and manipulating technical data.
  • Participate in product quality discrepancy report investigations
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical problems and corrective action development related to fielded helicopter sling load equipment, and personnel and cargo parachute systems.
  • Provide technical reviews of drawing packages, specifications, and technical/field manuals.
  • Participate in parachute and airdrop design reviews.
  • Provide technical expertise to support engineering assessment with responsibilities to include engineering assessments of aerial delivery items, inspection of first article test samples, testing of airdrop hardware, and developing airdrop and helicopter sling load rigging procedures.

Basic Qualifications

2 years minimum related experience.

Excellent communication and problem solving skills

Strong attention to detail

Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple actions at any given time

Excellent analytical and technical skills

Excellent technical writing skills

Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team

Min. HS Diploma, Bachelor’s degree preferred

Preferred Qualifications

Proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Aviation experience, a plus.

Knowledge of Aerial Delivery Systems/Airdrop Programs is plus.

External referral eligible

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Engineering Technologist


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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