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Electrical Engineer ( R-00064489 )


Applications Engineer



Manassas, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse Engineer Professionals always have a multitude of career choices. Your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more.

The Aviation Integration, Maintenance, Sustainment and Safety (AIMSS) Branch of Leidos has an opening for an Electrical Engineer in Manassas, VA. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in the areas of electrical design, development, and fielding of innovative solutions for airborne ISR platforms.

The Electrical Engineer develops, analyzes and designs electrical power distribution, wiring and interfaces for mission systems while serving as a resource to the integrated team of aviation professionals.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs electrical designs ranging from power distribution to avionics, to mission systems, including development of block diagrams, schematics, and cable assembly drawings

  • Develops electrical load analyses (ELA) for determining the impact of mission system additions to the existing OEM electrical power system loads and capacity

  • Maintains open dialogue and coordination between electrical/avionics shops, integrators, and various engineering disciplines, including tracking of the fabrication progress

  • Provides integration and design support for mission equipment including the following subsystems:

    • Crew Intercommunications

    • VHF/UHF Line-of-Sight Radios

    • SATCOM and Datalinks

    • LINK 16

    • TACAN

    • IFF

    • Radar


    • SIGINT

    • COMINT

    • ASE

    • FMS

  • Supports Technical Review Board (TRB), Change Control Board (CCB), System Readiness Review (SRR), Preliminary Design Review (PDR) and Critical Design Review (CDR) meetings

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field

  • Minimum of four (4) years of related experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree

  • Excellent communications skills for interaction with customers, vendors and peers

  • Proficient knowledge of computer systems, applications and current CAD packages

  • Working knowledge of FAA FARs and ACs

  • Experience and solid foundation of configuration management (CM) practices

  • Eligibility for obtaining minimum of Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with various non-electrical aircraft subsystems

  • Love of aerospace technology

  • Knowledge of DO-160, TEMPEST, lightning, EMI/EMC requirements and testing

  • Knowledge of RF, link budget and antenna technologies

  • Knowledge of IP and voice encryption systems

  • Active Secret clearance

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