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Job #: R-00057541
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Intel
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Airborne Mission Operations (AMO) Division within the Airborne Solutions Operation of Leidos currently has an opening for a Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) / Electronic Warfare (EW) Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting multiple manned ISR programs. The SIGINT/EW SME will be responsible for developing solution concepts, integrating capabilities, defining TTPs, and supporting the sustainment of multiple types of SIGINT and EW systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead the development and integration of SIGINT/EW capabilities on aviation platforms

  • Support the modernization and sustainment of SIGINT/EW systems on aviation platforms

  • Provide SIGINT/EW SME support and training to program mission system operators and technicians

  • Support internal research and development (IRAD) efforts and transition technology into relevant programs

  • Develop requirements for integration of SIGINT/EW systems on airborne platforms

  • Develop and execute verification and validation activities for integrated SIGINT/EW systems

  • Evaluation of hardware and software standards to determine limitations that could impact HW/SW convergence, and proposals to reduce those limitations

  • Integration of COTS/GOTS SW into multi-functional RF systems. This SW may provide any range of RF capabilities (SIGINT, EW, Cyber, etc.) or analytical tools supporting exploitation of the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS)

  • Remain current on relevant SIGINT and EW capabilities across industry, government, and academia

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and eight (8)+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with six (6)+ years of prior relevant experience. Direct experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

  • Eight (8)+ years of experience as an aircrew member operating tactical SIGINT/EW systems

  • Current TS/SCI

  • Previous intelligence or operations experience providing analysis of multi-source information

  • Experience with joint cryptologic operations

  • Previous ISR mission/intelligence product support experience

  • Advanced signals analysis experience

  • Airborne TECHELINT and OPELINT experience

  • Strong understanding of frequency agile signals

  • Experience integrating SIGINT/EW systems on airborne platforms

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with tactical processing, exploitation, and dissemination architectures/ capabilities that support RF data collection and analysis in austere mission locations

  • Air-to-Air and Air-to-Ground communications and mission coordination experience

  • Previous ISR instructor/evaluator experience in a combat environment

  • Previous experience with line-of sight and beyond-line-of-sight data links

  • Previous ICS communication experience

  • Be willing to deploy to various OCONUS operating locations

  • Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate

  • Successfully completed FAA High altitude chamber / physiological training

Familiarity with the below a plus:

  • MORA, MOSA, SOSA, CMOSS, GNU Radio, VICTORY, FPGA, Java, Python, C, C++, SOAP, REST, Linux, databases, cryptography, advanced SDR applications

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Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 25% of the time

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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 40,000 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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