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Job #: R-00064489
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Engineer Professionals always have a multitude of career choices. Your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.

The Aviation Integration, Maintenance, Sustainment and Safety (AIMSS) Branch of Leidos has an opening for an Electrical Engineer in Manassas, VA.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in the areas of electrical design, development, and fielding of innovative solutions for airborne ISR platforms.

The Electrical Engineer develops, analyzes and designs electrical power distribution, wiring and interfaces for mission systems while serving as a resource to the integrated team of aviation professionals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs electrical designs ranging from power distribution to avionics, to mission systems, including development of block diagrams, schematics, and cable assembly drawings

  • Develops electrical load analyses (ELA) for determining the impact of mission system additions to the existing OEM electrical power system loads and capacity

  • Maintains open dialogue and coordination between electrical/avionics shops, integrators, and various engineering disciplines, including tracking of the fabrication progress

  • Provides integration and design support for mission equipment including the following subsystems:

    • Crew Intercommunications

    • VHF/UHF Line-of-Sight Radios

    • SATCOM and Datalinks

    • LINK 16

    • TACAN

    • IFF

    • Radar


    • SIGINT

    • COMINT

    • ASE

    • FMS

  • Supports Technical Review Board (TRB), Change Control Board (CCB), System Readiness Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Minimum of four (4) years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Excellent communications skills for interaction with customers, vendors and peers

  • Proficient knowledge of computer systems, applications and current CAD packages

  • Working knowledge of FAA FARs and ACs

  • Experience and solid foundation of configuration management (CM) practices

  • Eligibility for obtaining minimum of Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with various non-electrical aircraft subsystems

  • Love of aerospace technology

  • Knowledge of DO-160, TEMPEST, lightning, EMI/EMC requirements and testing

  • Knowledge of RF, link budget and antenna technologies

  • Knowledge of IP and voice encryption systems

  • Active Secret clearance

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. 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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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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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 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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