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Job #: R-00029292
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos has an opening for a Space-based Infrared System (SBIRS) Engineer to support SMC/ECP system sustainment.  Position is located in Colorado Springs; primary work location will be Peterson AFB.  Requires active DoD Secret security clearance - candidates without clearance will not be considered.

Primary Responsibilities

  • This work involves sustaining a mobile ground terminal to include communications equipment, data processing equipment and power distribution.
  • The position will be responsible to select new and update existing ground segment satellite communications equipment in a net-centric environment.
  • Modernization efforts require the candidate to assess equipment capabilities and interfaces and select equipment to meet mission requirements.
  • The mobile mission will require troubleshooting of interrelated communications and data processing systems to quickly and efficiently return hardware to service. 
  • The position is part of a team responsible for modifications to a ground-based communications system and developing the engineering effort from Preliminary Design Review through Critical Design Review and installation and check out. 
  • In addition, this team will support updating technical data to include engineering drawings, technical orders and interface control documents.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s engineering degree in relevant subject area and 3+ years of experience in a related field.  Relevant skill areas include, but are not limited to: ability to work independently, develop engineering drawings, ability to identify technical data needs and estimate required resources to complete changes.
  • Experience troubleshooting communications and data processing equipment.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Recent experience with space system sustainment. Familiarity with SBIRS or DSP systems and Air Force technical Orders (TO). 
  • The ability to communicate and sometimes lead engineering and configuration management staffs.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Electrical Engineering

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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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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