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Job #: R-00046409
Location: Bedfordshire
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. 

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection & Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos’ comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries.

Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.  Leidos’ SDA Operation, in conjunction with the TSA, also performs on-call, onsite installation servicing of X- Ray Detection Equipment using leading edge technology to ensure the safety of our clients, customer and passengers. The Security Detection and Automation Operation is comprised of four divisions to align with our customers’ missions and needs:

  • Checkpoint

  • Hold Baggage

  • Ports & Borders

  • General Automation

What you’ll be doing:

Reporting directly to the Project Engineering Manager, the primary responsibility of this position is to plan, conduct and manage engineering research, design and development projects involving either hardware or software solutions, with the ability to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below.

Key responsibilities will also include:

  • High level of oversight for engineering research, design, development, and sustaining projects. 

  • Responsibility for project schedule and budget and drives cross functional technical team to achieve technical objectives.

  • Work with teams on product development of automated delivery systems, software, systems, and network solutions.

  • Lead through complete lifecycle phases including requirements, concept development, design reviews, V&V and release to production using established formal development process.

  • Responsible to manage and publish technical design specifications including analysis and decomposition of customer, product lines, sales and key suppliers requirements into subsystem specifications.

  • Define test strategy and V&V plan with traceability back to requirements to ensure compliance.

About you:

You will have a strong background in project management and engineering, together with proven experience and have hands on prior design engineering experience with the design, development, and production of electronics equipment for use in medical devices, government security and/or military appliances, coupled with: 

  • BS/BA in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical or equivalent experience. MS is preferred.

  • Proven project management experience

  • Strong planning skills including defining requirements, time estimating, communicating progress to stakeholders at each phase of project, documentation, and testing

  • PMP certification is preferred, but not essential

Qualifications:

  • Broad Engineering background sufficient to analyze design data related to electrical, software, mechanical, and physical science disciplines.  Position requires working with subject matter experts to make design trade-offs with respect to cost and performance.

  • Proven experience with managing major suppliers and sub-contractors.

  • Proven experience to estimate project budget and schedule required across engineering disciplines.

  • Demonstrated past success as an individual contributor with current position in a leading role as a project engineer, a technical engineer, or a high level system engineer.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. 

  • A solid and experience with the development of X-ray systems or analytical (measurement) systems is preferred.

  • Experience working with teams on product development of automated delivery systems preferred.

Additional information: Applications will only be accepted from individuals who possess current eligibility to live and work within the EEA.

Leidos Security Detections & Automation is committed to Equal Opportunity and Diversity

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

37.5

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Proj and Prog Management

Pay Range:

  

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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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