Leidos’ Security Detection & Automation operation has a career opportunity for a Junior Systems Engineer in Tewksburg, MA to develop and sustain the very latest in aviation checkpoint screening capabilities. This is a great opportunity for an engineer who is passionate about engineering and has the ability to work independently to see tasks through to completion.
Our Tewksbury office is a dynamic and collaborative environment, only a short commute from Boston and Nashua. We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, flexible work arrangements, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, exciting referral programs, 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.
Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection and 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.
The Junior Systems Engineer will be responsible mechanical, electrical, regulatory, and over change management of the system. The systems engineer will work alongside mechanical and electrical engineers to design, develop, and implement enhancements to system.
- Applies systems engineering principles throughout the systems life cycle phases: Concept, Development, Production, Utilization, Support, and Retirement
- Proposes cost reduction strategies and initiatives to improve the overall robustness and quality of the system
- Take ownership and responsibility for the technical integrity, quality, and completeness of work performed
- Performs requirements analysis and to design and develop new capabilities
- Monitors subsystems and components for end of life and proactively researches, identifies, and analyzes replacements
- Writes and administers engineering change orders to modify current and future system design
- Manages bills of materials (BOM) to account for all variations of system in production and generates new BOMs to support new iterations of system entering manufacturing
- Broad Engineering background sufficient to analyze design data related to electrical, software, mechanical, and physical science disciplines. Position requires working with subject matter experts to make design trade-offs with respect to cost and performance.
- Ability to work with and lead small teams and external contract manufacturers to facilitate successful product sustainment, development, and delivery
- Good engineering analysis, problem solving, judgment, analytical capability, and follow-up
- Application of good writing skills in the preparation of appropriate specifications, engineering analyses reports, and technical documents using MS Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint, etc.
- A Bachelor’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field or a related discipline from an accredited college or university plus 2 - 4 years of systems engineering experience or a Master’s degree in a Qualified Engineering Field
- US Citizenship required
- Experience related to the design, development, and production of electronics equipment for use in medical devices, government security, and/or military appliances
- Basic knowledge of x-ray systems and technologies
- Ability to define and manage tradeoffs between cost, performance and other design parameters
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.
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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