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Job #: R-00032416
Location: Tucson, AZ
Category: Hardware
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 hiring in Tucson, AZ! All work is onsite; candidate must have a active Secret clearance to be considered.

PMA-280 (Tomahawk Weapons System) is searching for a candidate to support the Missile Systems Integrated Product Team (IPT).  This position requires a motivated/self-starter to assist a government team in providing engineering guidance and oversight pertaining to the production, recertification, sustainment and integration of incremental capability upgrades to the Tomahawk missile program.

Primary Responsibilities

Demonstrate knowledge in areas of system engineering and general engineering expertise.  

Apply engineering principles to investigate, analyze, and evaluate contractor proposals for military weapon systems for technical adequacy and level of effort.  

Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation.  

Apply engineering experience to perform functions such as system integration oversight, configuration management, quality assurance oversight, and acquisition and resource management.  

Analyze designs, reviews test plans for technical adequacy, evaluates components, and completed systems adherence to the functional requirements of military weapon systems and associated support systems.
Assist in the development of solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact missile system performance and integration areas. 
Employ ingenuity and creativity to develop new technical solutions and systems in order to achieve functional objectives.  

Communicate with internal team members across multiple engineering disciplines and government team members and may communicate with parties external to the organization (e.g., sub-contractors, vendors, stakeholders, etc.).  

Perform oversight of contractor activities in a factory and lab environment.

Perform oversight of the design, development, and integration activities performed by the prime contractor for new avionics systems and updates to existing systems.
Evaluate the prime contractor’s project plans, schedules, and engineering change proposals.

Effectively communicate program status to the onsite government Lead Engineer and senior leadership, as required.

Basic Qualifications

BS in Systems Engineering, Engineering or a related or an engineering/science/technology field

Active Secret clearance

5+ years of experience in an engineering or science field supporting the Tomahawk Weapons System (TWS) or another weapon system. 

Demonstrated experience with MS Ofice (Word, Excel, PP, Project) and ability to generate briefing packages and documents from a variety of sources and tools.


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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

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