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Job #: R-00033257
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies”.

The Quick Reaction Capable Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Division of Leidos has a dynamic opportunity in Bridgewater, VA for a Jr. Project Engineer.  In this role, you will be supporting multiple airborne programs. This position supports the Project Engineering Manager and multiple program managers by accomplishment of the tasks described below:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Execute engineering projects with aggressive timelines while interfacing with Government, industry customers, and airworthiness authorities to understand requirements and develop innovative solutions. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Task prioritization and management
    • Schedule inputs, tracking, and maintenance
    • Manage creation, receipt, and delivery of contractually required documentation
    • Provide daily/weekly status updates to Project Engineer
    • Large data list curation
    • Create and brief content for internal and external customers
    • Requirements tracking
    • Subcontractor liaison
    • Proposal inputs and tracking
    • Review technical content for accuracy and proper correlation across multiple functional areas
    • Configuration Management
  • Apply systems engineering principles to plan, design, build, integrate, test, certify, and operationally sustain manned aircraft.
  • Work closely with Program Managers and Project Engineer to capture and derive program requirements, track and reports task statuses, and ensure tasks are executed efficiently and on schedule.
  • Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation under the guidance of the Project Engineer.
  • Work closely with the engineering team to plan, execute, document, and deliver airworthiness and requirements documentation for the design, production, and testing of aircraft systems. 
  • Work closely with the configuration management team to development and maintain aircraft configuration documentation. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree; additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.
  • Diverse engineering experience working in an agile engineering environment.
  • Experience reading engineering drawings, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Comfortable in presenting program status briefs to customers and senior decision makers.
  • Leadership, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office software products.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance.
  • Up to 10% Required Travel: Candidate must be able to travel throughout the U.S. to support program events.
  • Must have the ability to obtain a passport or visa to travel internationally.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
  • Prior experience in managing scope, schedule, and task prioritization
  • Hands-on Experience with DHC-8 airframes
  • Knowledge and experience with ISR aircraft
  • Advanced organizational experience (ie logistics, inventory systems, document workflows, scheduling, task management, etc)
  • Configuration Management Systems & Processes
  • INCOSE ASEP/CSEP or DODAF certified or PMP Certified
  • Active Secret clearance

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems 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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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