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Job #: R-00036717
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a dynamic SURTASS Technical Advisor for SURTASS program in Virginia Beach, VA. The candidate will be responsible participating in the planning, execution and reporting of new equipment installations and existing SURTASS system upgrades to include communications, array processing, navigation and ADNS/INC III network systems.

This position is predominantly an independent position that requires the candidate to work with no supervision, lead technical repair activities on site or remotely, oversee the installation and upgrades of SURTASS electronics systems, and may be assigned as government representative to direct and approve shipboard installations conducted by other system engineers.  The candidate will be an onsite manager directing ship’s crew and coordinating port services including cranes, transportation, and other activities to support ship’s Mission Readiness Availability and Mission Readiness Reviews (MRR/MRA) between operational missions at sea.

Duties include shipboard support for PMS485 systems and requirements, co-ordination of the assigned workforce in assigned duties. Review of all incoming and outgoing emails, formal military message traffic and other correspondence. Responsible for ensuring all technical problems are resolved or requests for technical support transmitted to the program office. Responsible for daily operations of the SURTASS Operations Center (SOC) to include array evolutions, daily message transmission, equipment preventive and corrective action and responding to program office/customer requests/requirements. Direct interaction with embarked non-Leidos entities in support of the contract for array evolutions, mission requirements, communications plans, port entry/departure and security of all SURTASS controlled spaces (physical and electronic). Ensure all rules and regulations are followed and report when there are any violations.  Responsible for the training of new personnel and continued training of experienced personnel.  Acts as the Commanding Officer of the onboard COMSEC account.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates degree in electronic technology or equivalent military class “C” electronics maintenance school and 4 years of experience
  • Electronics maintenance background
  • Top Secret clearance
  • Qualified in all SURTASS positions
  • Experience on U.S. Navy electronics equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 600 sea day on the SURTASS program
  • Worked in position under instruction for 2 missions.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 100% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Field Operations

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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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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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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