Leidos is seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer – Nuclear Hardening and Survivability (NH&S) Effects.
This position will be located in one of four locations: Roy, Utah, Torrence, California, Huntsville, Alabama, or Bellevue, Nebraska and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.
Our Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program is hiring cleared professionals to join our highly skilled team working to mature designs for GBSD, the nation's next Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. As part of the Leidos GBSD team, your specialized skills will allow us to deliver on a national security priority to develop a modernized ICBM for the U.S. Air Force. Leidos has secure GBSD career opportunities in four locations including Roy, Utah, Torrence, California, Huntsville, Alabama, and Bellevue, Nebraska.
Leidos supports the Air Force’s sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure. The successful candidate for this position will use their experience and education to perform radiation effects modeling and testing to design systems that will operate in extremely hostile environments. The candidate will guide and mentor junior engineers in the science of nuclear weapon effects modeling and parts/equipment testing.
Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
Technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
Ensure the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
Serve as a mentor to guide and train other engineering professionals regarding NH&S science and engineering principles.
Specialty Engineering Technical lead of a team of 5-10 Leidos technical staff comprised of engineers and scientists with responsibility for all technical elements of the project.
Maintain close liaison with the Leidos PM and the GBSD prime contractor, Northrup Grumman Corporation (NGC), and be responsible for effective and timely Leidos Team technical performance.
Perform analysis on systems to document all functions and define interfaces for integration, testing and quality assurance.
Provide solutions based on system requirements. Will work with team to develop solutions to the technical issues and updates that are required.
Work with junior members of the team to perform the design process and the procedures for updates.
Work as a senior "generalist" on a team responsible for development and integration of current and future system builds.
Provide systems engineering technical leadership in developing NH&S and PM&P technical approach, design, and validation.
MS in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
15+ years demonstrated systems engineering and/or science experience
Strong interpersonal skills, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills
Capable in MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
US CITIZENSHIP and eligibility for a DoD Secret Clearance
PhD in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
9 years in radiation effects or similar field experience or MS in STEM with 7 years relevant experience or 4 years of experience with a PhD
Weapon System experience (Minuteman III or similar military or industry experience)
Model Based Systems Engineering; Scientific Modeling and Simulation; High Performance Computation
Strong familiarity with MIL-STD-1766
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Consult Emp
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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, 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 www.Leidos.com.
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