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Electrical Engineer


Applications Engineer


Beavercreek, Ohio, United States


Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

The ISR MEP/PED Systems Division, within the Defense Group at Leidos is seeking Electrical Engineer to join our Beavercreek Ohio, Pentagon Blvd. office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Air Force Research Labs (AFRL) Sensors Directorate, Rapid Technology Development & Demonstrations (RTD2) program perform research and development in the areas of open systems architecture (OSA) and rapid integration and demonstration of ISR technologies. In support of this multi-year high visibility program, your position as an Electrical Engineer will be to support USAF programs at Wright Patterson Air Force Base through a combination of laboratory, ground, and flight testing.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and deploy military R&D airborne stores and equipment.

  • Participate in laboratory, ground and flight testing to validate electrical hardware.

  • Document and communicate proposed electrical hardware solutions with integrated, cross-functional engineering teams in a fast paced highly technical environment.

  • Use modeling and simulation tools for hardware products and systems (Cameo, Creo Schematics, Creo Parametric).

  • Contribute to investments and research that fuel innovation and technological advancements.

  • Explain technical solutions, practices, and procedures to others within the organization.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or similar engineering discipline and 2 to 4 years’ experience; or Master’s Degree with less than 2 years’ experience; 4 additional years of related experience will be acceptable in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Prior experience in generating electrical solution documents (schematics, work instructions, BOMs, SOPs) and participation in design reviews (PDR, CDR).

  • Setting up hardware for testing (discrete and analog signals, RS-232, USB, Ethernet, Fiber).

  • Experience with using electrical measurement tools for troubleshooting and fault isolation, such as: multimeters, oscilloscopes, power meters, signal analyzers, and signal generators.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • US citizen with ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active DoD Secret (or higher) Clearance.

  • Experience in electrical subsystems for airborne platforms (manned and unmanned), ground stations, ISR pods.

  • Experience in design and evaluation of radio voice and data systems, tactical line of sight and SATCOM.

  • Experience in DoD information security devices (e.g data diodes, cryptographic equipment, and cross-domain solutions).

  • Experience in product lifecycle process to include identifying/mitigating risks, bench and SIL testing, and product deployment and maintenance.

  • Previous Flight-line experience.

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 $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

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.