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Job #: R-00049277
Location: Denver, CO
Category: Management Consulting
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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Job Description:

As a Solar Technology and Energy Consultant within Leidos’ Energy & Infrastructure Consulting Practice, you will collaborate in a team setting to support an existing renewable energy consulting practice, while also managing work products within the practice, reviewing technologies, test provisions and results and performance modeling, developing and presenting white papers, attending conferences and performing business development activities. Your expertise will provide solid support to the maintenance and growth of Leidos’ viewpoints/opinions, solar information database, standards of practice and internal improvement projects.

You will work with and be motivated by an exceptional team of power industry experts and find undeniable satisfaction in knowing that the work products and consultation provided to our clients is viewed by them as absolute, critical, and actionable for them to make trusted and smart business decisions.  The interactions on a single transaction provide for opportunities to grow and diversify in core strengths as an individual.  When engaging on multiple transactions, the growth experienced by an individual can lead to a career that yields dynamic and professional satisfaction, longevity, and gratitude for being part of a team of creative professionals who are focused on solutions to complex situations that drive the power industry.   

This role is expected to be in Denver, CO.

If you like a challenge, seek opportunities to grow and learn, and want to be a critical part of a team that consists of industry’s finest consultants and thought leaders, keep reading!

Leidos is a trusted and technology-focused solutions provider. Within the larger corporation, the Commercial Energy Services (“CES”) Operation consists of approximately 3,500 employees.  Under CES, the Energy & Infrastructure Consulting (“E&IC”) division (approximately 100 employees) is primarily focused on private sector power opportunities and offers consulting services, independent engineering services, mergers & acquisition consulting, market analysis, and transmission study services.

What you will bring to the table: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from accredited university and 8+ years of relevant experience, or an MBA or an advanced degree in engineering, finance, business, or related management area, with a minimum of 6 + years of relevant experience.

  • Relevant experience in the engineering design, evaluation of technology, performance modeling/analysis/testing or operations and maintenance of PV and/or other renewable generation facilities.  Previous experience working as a developer, independent engineer, and/or on a performance optimization team is a plus.

  • Deep understanding of PV modules and inverters, including first principles understanding of how the design, manufacture, quality control, and installation of these technologies affects PV plant performance and reliability in the short and long-term.  This includes cell design and manufacturing techniques, standards, and quality control programs.

  • Expertise in how performance is modeled with PVsyst.  Knowledge with HelioScope, PV Watts, and SAM is a plus.

  • First principles understanding in module degradation, and project-level useful life.

  • Deep understanding and experience in bifacial module technologies and modeling.

  • Experience in and understanding of statistics.

  • Understanding of market trends in technology and technology, installation, and O&M costs.

  • Understanding the similarities and differences in the design and modeling of residential, C&I, and utility-scale projects.

Note: This role may require as much as 35% travel, including international travel, and can include weeks with extended work hours to support client(s) needs (can be typically 50-hour weeks).  However, travel is typically limited for this position.

At Leidos, we take care of our employees. We seek the best and the brightest, and in return, we invest in you, with an eye on your future, through career advancement, growth opportunities and continuous improvement via mentoring, formal and informal project management training and assistance with obtaining pertinent certifications. We challenge you to help solve some of the world’s toughest problems and reward you with a welcoming culture that recognizes the importance of a strong work/life balance, as well as competitive compensation and benefits. We believe that diversity and inclusion make us all better and offer the chance to have fun and make a difference. 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00

COVID Response

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit

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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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