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Test Engineer


Applications Engineer


Dayton, Ohio, United States


Leidos is seeking a Test Engineer to support the Integrated Threat Warning Laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio. As the Test Engineer, you will run the daily testing of sensors using a custom, highly-automated hardware-in-the-loop (HITL) architecture. When new instrumentation needs to be incorporated into the HITL test architecture, you will help develop the interface and modules necessary for integration. It is important that the successful candidate have good debugging skills to troubleshoot problems that may arise during testing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Set up of test equipment needed for each day of testing
  • Running the daily tests
  • Troubleshooting any problems that arise during the test preparation or runs
  • Maintaining and managing the instruments used to support the testing
  • Developing interface modules for new instrumentation when needed
  • Collecting calibration data for instruments
  • Documenting the test progress and keeping logs of completed tests
  • Managing and organizing large amounts of test data
  • Note: This is not a complete list.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering or related fields
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience that includes at least one year of experience in testing
  • Experience programming in C and C++
  • Proficiency with Matlab®
  • Understanding of Ethernet TCP/IP and sockets (client/server protocol)
  • Strong communication skills to engage with multidisciplinary teams
  • Excellent debugging skills
  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with optical systems
  • Understanding of radiometrics
  • Working knowledge of embedded systems


Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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.