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Job #: R-00085285
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Category: Electrical Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced engineer with a background in firmware development to join a team that’s executing multiple contracts and research activities to develop and field maritime sensors, payloads, and supporting infrastructure for next generation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Developing battery powered devices that operate for extended duration and conduct testing to verify calculated battery life.
  • Working with the hardware design team to select and understand critical design components and creating prototype sensor concepts for evaluation.
  • Develop project test plans and test procedures, provide test planning support, and assist in the execution of both laboratory developmental, acceptance, and at-sea testing.
  • Conduct electronic testing on hardware for digital and analog circuitry in systems requiring custom signal processing, amplification, power management and conversion.
  • Conduct experimental tests on equipment, evaluate results, and develop specifications for deliverable systems.
  • Investigate and determine root cause of product issues during testing and determine appropriate resolution.
  • Generate and maintain engineering drawings in support of manufacturing, review and create engineering change orders (ECOs), as required per ISO9001:2008 policies.
  • Develop and execute test software and scripts on Linux/Windows environments.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work without close supervision.
  • Some travel and work at remote sites for limited time periods may be required.

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
  • 3+ years of demonstrated coding and debugging with C/C++ using a structured development approach with coding standards and design reviews.
  • Developing new and updating existing embedded firmware using C on 8-bit and 32-bit microcontrollers with minimal operating system implementations or bare metal.
  • Using common tools such as debuggers, emulators, logic analyzers, oscilloscopes, and volt meters to test hardware and confirm that firmware is operating correctly.
  • Experienced in the operation of electronic test equipment including oscilloscopes, multi-meters, power supplies, function generators, insulation resistance testers, etc.
  • Experienced with programming languages for scripting such as C#, Java, and Python.
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Clearance or higher.
  • Familiarity with agency testing standards including Military Standards (MIL-STDs), Underwriter’s Laboratory (UL), and IEEE standards.
  • Familiarly with Delfino Series Microcontrollers or ARM-M core controllers and associated IDEs
  • Previous experience with firmware development in the maritime environment including Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUVs) and associated electronics/hardware.
  • Familiarity with Altium Designer or similar electrical PCB design tools.
  • Experience with RTL (VHDL/Verilog) firmware development.
  • Working knowledge of MATLAB, VISIO, and LTSpice software packages.
  • Experience with optics, optical telemetry and electro-optic components.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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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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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