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Job #: R-00027102
Location: Chesapeake, VA
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense group with Leidos is seeking a Navy Surface Sonar Technician who will support AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 systems ashore and afloat. Candidate will be responsible for system installations, certifications, and operations and maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities:

•    Work closely with the customer to provide In-Service fleet support to the AN/SQQ-89(V)15 US Navy and FMS systems
•    Provide onsite subject matter expertise to repair components and sub-systems of the AN/SQQ-89(V)15

•    Perform installation, evaluation, and test of electrical/electronic systems, combat systems, HM&E equipment.
•    Plan and conduct projects for electronic systems of various scopes.
•    Review installation drawings and electronic schematics to evaluate plans and troubleshoot issues discovered.
•    Ensure serviceability of equipment delivered to installation activities along with providing care, protection, maintenance, and inspection of equipment. 
•    Prepare reports detailing test conducted, analyzed results, progress, remaining work to be completed, issues encountered, and recommendations for change.
•    Participate in and make recommendations to various working groups.

•    May supervise small technical team during execution of a project.
•    Trains and mentors junior technicians.

Basic Qualifications:

Technical school diploma or ST “A” school graduate and 3+ years of prior relevant experience

Excellent written communication and grammatical skills
Excellent organizational skills

Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams and coordinate deadlines
Must maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications (not required):

Shipboard experience

System LAN operation and administration
Fault Detection / Isolation / Localization
Remove and replace procedures

AN/SQQ-89A (V) 15 Technician
AEGIS Technician

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Field Services


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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