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Job #: R-00071235
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Job Summary
The Leidos Intelligence Group is seeking a Sr Aerospace System Engineer (SE) for a large, multi-year contract supporting critical development programs. The selected candidate will capture and develop requirements and provide architecture recommendations • Perform Analysis of Options and making evidence based recommendations on possible Courses of Action • Review technical packages (ex. proposals, drawings, ICDs, architectures) and provide technical and programmatic recommendations in alignment with mission needs and overall strategy • Develop information packages to support custom acquisition management (SOW, SRD, Schedules, Letters and Memos, Budget and funding projections and requests) • Anticipate, Mitigate, and debug component integration issues • Review formal acceptance test plans and test cards and run-for-record execution. • Keep tabs on applicable future technologies. Identify technology incorporation opportunities and provide recommendations to adapt them

Job requirements:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI with polygraph. Candidates who do not possess this clearance will not be considered.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering field. Master's preferred. 12+ years of experience with full-lifecycle systems engineering processes with prior experience working in aviation domain.

  • Able to work in a dynamic and changing environment that will require tailoring and adapting systems engineering principles and processes to meet the speed and needs of the mission.

  • Ability and willingness to develop detailed familiarity with aircraft system architectures, requirements baselines, and payload capabilities.

  • Demonstrated experience working with multiple stakeholders to build partnerships and foster relationships.

  • Ability to effectively work with a diverse (engineers/operators/management) team that may be geographically dispersed.

  • Demonstrated experience pro-actively identifying risks and issues prior to realization, and developing and making recommendations to avoid, mitigate, or accept.

  • Expertise and ability to support working tasks with limited guidance and supervision.

Desired skills: Prior Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) experience. • Deep engineering domain experience in airborne systems (manned or unmanned). • Deep expertise in one or more of the Duties/Tasks areas. • Masters in Engineering field, preferably Systems Engineering or with significant SE coursework.

Pay Range:

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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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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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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