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Precision, Navigation and Timing Engineer


Applications Engineer


Dayton, Ohio, United States


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The Leidos National Security Sector is hiring a Precision, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Engineer to support the National Air and Space Intelligence Center (NASIC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. This position requires an active Secret clearance and eligibility for a TS/SCI clearance.

Our PNT Engineer will leverage experience developing space and counter-space models and simulations to support of intelligence analysis objectives. The Engineer will work to design, develop, test, and document simulations related to Precision, Navigation, and Timing (PNT).

All work is performed onsite in Dayton, OH.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research foreign satellite systems.
  • Assess capabilities of foreign space systems
  • Incorporate space models or components or entire vehicles into current modeling environment.
  • Produce high confidence answers to problems of interest on space system.
  • Produce large scale/reverse engineered system simulations of space vehicles.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in EE, CE or a related field and 4+ years of experience or Master’s in a related field and 2+ years of experience. Additional experience, trainings, or certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Active Secret clearance with eligibility for a TS/SCI clearance.
  • 1+ year of C++.
  • Basic understanding of aerospace systems.
  • Experience with Precision, Navigation, and Timing (PNT).
  • Strong analytical and communication skills and ability to work individually and with teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Experience working at NASIC with Intelligence Community models.
  • Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), VHSIC Hardware Description Language (VHDL), and Veralog 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 $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.