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Job #: R-00034442
Location: Gunpowder, MD
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering 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 Defense Group is seeking a Systems Engineer (mid-level), to work at our Aberdeen, MD location, in support of a U.S. Army program that upgrades, and enhances the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities of their airborne reconnaissance fleet. A dynamic, multi-faceted role in which you are a part of a multi-company team, to integrate Mission Equipment Payloads into aircraft, perform system checkout, support the Test & Evaluation team throughout the Contractor Testing and system fielding. This role encompasses assisting leadership with the technical oversight, and day-to-day design, development, integration and testing of a hardware and software system architecture to support the AISR system, to include the integration of government, and civilian software solutions, airborne sensors, and hardware, into various operating systems.

Primary Responsibilities

-Plan, engineer, test, and deploy IT solutions to complex, multi-sensor, airborne system 

-Support process improvements and provides systems analysis for missions, systems requirements

-Integration of government and contractor primary mission equipment and software

-Develop and implement equipment baseline standards to be used fleet wide

-Use proven techniques to produce stable, clean, and repeatable IT solutions

-Create and update documentation associated with integration activities

-Testing software compatibility with overall system

-Performance of subsystem Integration Assembly Test and Checkout

-Troubleshooting to isolate system faults and perform repairs

-Travel to the aircraft platform to integrate, and test solutions

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

- A current DoD Top Secret /SCI clearance with the ability to maintain this level of clearance

- Obtain and maintain a CompTIA Security+ Certification within 90 days of hire

- Bachelor’s degree in a related technical discipline with 4+ years’ of experience or a Master’s degree with 2+ years of related experience; additional years of related work experience required in lieu of a degree

- Civilian and/or military experience with Airborne programs

- Possess strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and organizational and verbal/written communication skills.

- Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (i.e., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project and Outlook).

- Must have the ability to identify innovative solutions to extremely complex, multi-faceted technical problems

- A minimum of 25% travel may be required to support activities at each of the primary duty locations as well as CONUS test ranges.

Preferred Qualifications

-Knowledge of aircraft integration and operations

-Experience with integrating networking hardware/software into Airborne Platforms

-Systems Installations and Troubleshooting

-Knowledge of the waterfall system build life-cycle process

AirborneISR

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software 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.

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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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