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Chief Electrical Engineer


Applications Engineer


Arlington, Virginia, United States


The EW Division of Leidos is seeking a Chief Electrical Engineer to work with a multi-disciplined design team (electrical engineers, systems engineers, scientists, etc.) and who will be involved in the design and development of innovative sensor systems. You will lead a group of RF engineers, to develop EW front end systems. Candidate will have a strong background in RF hardware design, test and measurement in support of a fast paced, multi-disciplinary design team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical advice/input that impact strategic client outputs and Leidos business results.

  • Impacts functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards or operational plans that position Leidos competitively in the marketplace.

  • Mentors and coaches other technical staff.

  • Serve as Principal Investigator on complex multi-disciplinary programs.

  • Serve as Capture and/or Technical Lead on complex multi-disciplinary proposals

  • Work on problems of diverse scope, determining methods and procedures to be used on new assignments, and providing feedback and recommendations to other technical personnel.

  • Interact with outside customers, suppliers, and functional peer groups.

  • Some travel and work at remote sites for limited time periods may be occasionally required.

  • Provide status reports to project managers and/or division production manager as required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be U.S. Citizen

  • Masters with 15+ years prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13+ years prior relevant experience

  • Active Secret clearance with ability to receive TS//SCI

  • Demonstrated leadership of complex multi-disciplinary technical teams and/or projects

  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication

  • Experience working in Electronic Warfare applications and systems, SIGINT and/or radar fields as a subject matter expert

  • Demonstrated RF electronic warfare design experience and ability to apply theoretical knowledge in resolving real world problems.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering or related

  • Business development and Capture experience (Proposals, white papers etc)

  • Experience working in a Research and Development (R&D) environment

  • Active TS or TS//SCI clearance.


Electronic Warfare

Pay Range:

Pay Range $144,300.00 - $260,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.