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Electrical Engineer ( R-00085528 )


Applications Engineer



Sterling, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

The Maritime Systems Division at Leidos has an opening for a Computer / Electrical Engineer in our Sterling Va. location. We are looking for a hands-on engineer who enjoys designing, building, and testing hardware systems in a collaborative environment. The successful candidate will be joining a dedicated team that is committed to supporting our warfighters. If you are searching for challenging electrical engineering work, contact us at Leidos today!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop COTS based electrical designs for ruggedized computer based IT products used on Navy ships.
  • Develop electrical product architectures that leverage COTS products
  • Conduct margin analysis of electrical systems
  • Develop tests plans, conduct tests, and document results
  • Manage small to medium sized engineering projects
  • Provide production work instructions in the form of schematics, drawings, build books and test instructions.
  • Work closely with venders to track product updates, change information or end of life / last time buy.
  • Design products that are not available from COTS, or when COTS provide marginal performance. Where in-house design is impractical, provide design requirements to offload the design to other engineers.
  • Write firmware and apply it to microcontrollers
  • Select Embedded Computer based on requirements
  • Select Computer Memory and Storage based on requirements
  • Load and test computer BIOS
  • Determine Video and display technology based on requirements
  • Load and test Windows OS and applications
  • Load and test Red Hat Enterprise Linux OS and applications
  • Write scripts or programs for Windows and / or Linux to automate applications or automate testing
  • Connect copper and or fiber cable as required to simulate customer requirements using switches and or media converters.
  • Log into and program network switch for test environments
  • Write and run networking test scripts
  • Provide instruction to or take instruction from engineering team members as required

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be a US citizen and ability to obtain Security Clearance
  • Requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Proficiency with Electrical Schematic Capture and Layout CAD design tools
  • Familiarity with electronics including relays, transistors, resistors, capacitors and microcontrollers
  • Experience specifying and integrating COTS electronics into industrial or military environments
  • Ability to develop test plans and procedures of electrical systems
  • Experience writing instruction set for programmable controllers
  • Experience with Red Hat Enterprise Linux versions 6.x, 7.x and 8.x
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Professional versions 7, and 10
  • Experience designing and building cables to meet power, data and environmental requirements
  • Experience with Military Environmental Qualification Standards

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer and system design experience for Navy Shipboard applications
  • Experience with PIC Microcontroller programming
  • Industry recognized certifications CompTIA A+, Network+, Security +, Red Hat or Microsoft certifications
  • Understanding of Mil-Std-1399 Section 300
  • Understanding Mil-Std-461F
  • Experience programming in C, Basic and scripting
  • Experience with electrical test equipment, signal generators, power-supplies, DVM, brightness and sound meters
  • Experience running environmental qualification tests
  • Experience with designing for EMI

Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00