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:
The Leidos Security Detection and Automation Group currently has openings for experienced Technical Trainers in support of our aviation security equipment used in checked baggage and checkpoints. Candidates for the Technical Trainer position require a combination of in-depth subject matter expertise, as well as excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication and presentation skills. Ideal candidates will also have experience creating technical procedures, training curriculum, and documentation. They must be able to deliver technical material clearly, operate technical systems, and perform system maintenance tasks. Candidates should be outgoing and comfortable working with diverse groups of people while maintaining professionalism at all times. These Technical Trainer require a wide range of technical knowledge that will continually be updated based on new system requirements.
Conducts technical operator and maintenance training for internal field service engineers as well as external customers upon delivery of systems.
Able to complete mechanical and electrical tasks as part of training.
Interfaces with on-site management, engineering, software developers, and technical writers.
Creates technical procedures and manuals, PowerPoint presentations; course outlines and syllabi’s.
Effectively communicates technical information to users/students in non-technical clear terms.
Develops, evaluates, and assembles class modules, training materials, and handouts.
Develops expert knowledge of related technical systems developed by Leidos in order to deliver quality operator and maintenance training.
Education, Experience, Certification: Bachelors’ degree in a Technical field strongly preferred; Equivalent education and experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
4 years minimum of directly related work experience within technical training and development is required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
Ability to communicate with all departments, including production, engineering, software developers, technical writers, and all levels of management.
Ability to deliver technical training courses to system operators and technicians.
Ability to teach and complete mechanical and electrical tasks and document procedures on how to complete these tasks including:
Reviewing assembly drawings and interpreting schematics
Using a digital multi-meter to measure high voltages
Working with and around high voltages and currents
Inspecting enclosures, for leaks, obstructions and corrosion
Inspecting and testing electrical and electronic components, such as power supplies, fuses, connectors
Removing and replacing or repairing electrical components
Able to complete computer related tasks, including:
Downloading and installing software using Windows Explorer
Installing computer hardware and testing computer cables and connections
Understanding of Databases: Proficient with SQL in order to create and manage Virtual Machines
Basic Programming skills: Line commands, in order to work with Windows OS
Networking Skills: Knowledge and understanding of network addressing concepts
Ability to obtain TSA Clearance (basic vetting – background check)
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We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 100%
Clearance Level Required:Other Clearance
Travel:Yes, 75% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Technical Trainer
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.
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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.