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Job #: R-00026106
Location: Edgewood, MD
Category: Mechanical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos AIE team has an opening for a Mechanical Engineer- Security System Installer that will support our program being deployed to Army installations in CONUS, AK, HI and PR. Our home base is in Edgewood MD which houses the program team, warehouse operations, system integration lab, 24x7 Help Desk operation, engineering center and full-scale replicas of ACS for installations to include ACP/Lanes and the Visitor Control Center.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design and engineering of mechanical/ electronic security systems (ESS) and Access Control Systems (ACS)
  • Identification of Bill of Material (BoM) and end items to support the design
  • Develop installation plans and procedures for site specific work related to ESS & ACS systems
  • Install and supervise the install and implementation process being performed by security system technicians and subcontractor personnel.
  • Conduct testing of installed systems to ensure proper operation. Perform remedial maintenance and troubleshooting to bring inoperative systems back to an operational state.
  • Perform the integration of system software as required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in engineering, IFSM, or related fields
  • Requires a minimum of 1 year working experience in a related field
  • U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Physical Security Professional (PSP) desired but not required; knowledge of ACS & ESS systems such as AMAG, Vindicator, Surveillance cameras, fence and buried line sensors, card access control systems and intercom systems required.
  • Currently possess a DoD Secret security clearance.  

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 50% of the time

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Mechanical 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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