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Electrical Engineer


Applications Engineer


Bethesda, Maryland, United States


Join our pioneering team at Leidos' High Fidelity Simulation Business Area, where we lead the charge in creating cutting-edge System of Systems solutions for the US Navy's simulation, training, and analysis needs. Picture yourself at the forefront of innovation, crafting the most advanced and game-changing trainers that redefine the US Navy's capabilities. As part of our dynamic, collaborative, and ethical team, your role will be pivotal, leaving a lasting impact on the US Navy's operations.

This position isn't just about a job—it's about embarking on a career that continuously challenges and fulfills you. As an Electrical Engineer working with state-of-the-art technologies, you’ll shape hardware solutions for the next generation of naval training and simulation systems like CIAT - Combined Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) and Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Trainer .

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Designing, developing, and testing electrical and electronics solutions.

  • Collaborating with project teams to identify and solve engineering problems.

  • Ensuring compliance with specifications, codes, and customer requirements.

  • Conducting and/or participating in research for product acquisition and development.

Your expertise will help shape the trajectory of our team and our exceptional products. With potential travel to partner organizations or trainer sites across strategic locations like Pearl Harbor, San Diego, Norfolk, and more, this role offers a dynamic blend of challenges and experiences.

Choosing Leidos means unlocking a world of unique benefits and opportunities:

  • Be part of one of Leidos' longest-running contracts, spanning over 30 years, ensuring stability with extensive career mobility, fostering your professional growth.

  • As an added benefit, any hours worked beyond the standard 40 hour work week are compensated at straight time rates

  • Enjoy flexible hours tailored to your needs, whether starting early at 5 am or wrapping up late at 4 am.

  • Engage in meaningful work on cutting-edge systems that make an impact, with many systems going into production within six months.

At Leidos, we empower our employees to drive innovation and make a tangible difference. Join us for a career that transcends boundaries and propels you towards professional excellence.

Required Education

  • BA/BS degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or Computer Science, or a related technical degree.

Required Experience

  • You must have U.S. Citizenship and be eligible to obtain a U.S. Government granted security clearance. Employment is contingent on receiving an interim Secret security clearance.

  • You must have 4+ years of related work experience.

  • You must have proficiency in using CAD software for electrical design (e.g., Fusion 360, KiCAD).

  • You must have a strong understanding of electrical theory and applications.

  • You must have practical experience with electrical testing equipment and safety standards.

Desired Experience

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective communication and ability to work well in a team environment.

  • Experience using Atlassian products to document findings, break down requirements, document and track bug reports, and monitor performance/progress toward product development.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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.