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Job #: R-00068702
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Aviation Integration, Maintenance, Sustainment & Safety Branch of the Leidos Airborne Solutions Operations has an opening for an Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Engineer to provide onsite and remote support for multiple manned aircraft surveillance platforms and Systems Integration Lab (SIL) integration. We are looking for motivated individuals who want to join a team dedicated to excellence and continuous progress. In this fast-paced environment, you will participate in engineering activities at any point in the system development life cycle including analysis, design, development, integration, testing, acceptance, maintenance, and evaluation across multiple types of computer systems, networks, and sensors.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Perform full life cycle support of mission systems to include: research, development, design, testing, and modification of mission equipment, systems integration lab (SIL), and ground stations.

  • Provide subject matter expertise and perform duties in designing aircraft survivability equipment (ASE) systems to include Radar Warning Receiver (RWR), Common Missile Warning System (CMWS), and other fielded ASE systems. Including installing, configuring, testing, maintaining, and troubleshooting assigned hardware and corresponding software.

  • Use/develop system documentation and experience to collect, maintain, organize, and compile technical data for the aircraft and ASE systems. 

  • Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to document required steps to maintain and integrate ASE equipment.

  • Interface between Information Assurance, Electrical, and Engineering teams to integrate ASE systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Aerospace, or other related disciplines.

  • Minimum of eight (8) years of ASE experience within airborne platforms. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Experience and working knowledge of RF, IR, and optic aircraft ASE systems.

  • Strong understanding and application of System Engineering principles, processes, and procedures.

  • Troubleshooting proficiency and understanding of electronic principles

  • Experience and working application of aircraft wiring, integration, and fielding processes

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Be capable of lifting and carrying 40+ lbs for extended distances.

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance

  • Experience with AAR-57, ALQ-135, and ALE-47 systems

  • Experience with DoD avionics, to include but not limited to, communication, navigation, COMSEC, and radar equipment repair and modification.

  • Broad technology experience in systems engineering, requirements tracking, testing, and validation.

  • Experience developing systems for airborne ISR programs and sensors.

  • Understanding of electronics principles.

  • Understanding of Risk Management Framework.

  • Be capable of working independently or as a team.

  • Possess strong problem-solving, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills.

  • Strong desire to grow and learn new technologies.

  • Experience with EW, RWR, and radar systems


Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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