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Flight Systems – Electrical/Computer Engineer


Systems Engineer


Huntsville, Alabama, 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.

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented mid-level Electrical or Computer Engineer to join a diverse team creating unique solutions for complex radar system problems. Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific, and IT Solutions engaging in the defense, space, cyber, and commercial fields.

This position is for a mid-level electrical or computer engineer within the Flight Systems Department as part of the Missile & Aviation Systems Division. Engineers in the Flight Systems Department provide solutions to complex, technical problems involving analysis, design, flight testing and/or autonomous solutions of various types of radars, missiles, space systems, hypersonics, acquisition systems, fixed & rotary wing aircraft, and more.


Engineers in this position work on design and analysis of various components of ground-based or air-based radar systems. Areas of focus within this line of work include, but are not limited to:

  • Antennas and Transmit/Receive Modules

  • Transmitters

  • Receivers and Exciters

  • Signal Processors

  • Electronic Protection

  • Waveform Analysis and Scheduling

  • Radar Mode Logic and Supporting Algorithms

Engineers in this area perform design work and are also responsible for documenting their designs and reasoning through report writing and the occasional presentation to customers. This process is largely collaborative between the engineers, customers, and some end users in the modelling and simulation community.

Basic Qualifications:

  • This position requires a fundamental understanding of some electrical and computer engineering concepts, particularly including electromagnetic wave propagation, signal processing, linear system theory, algorithm implementation and analysis, antenna theory, and linear algebra. Not all these skills are utilized by every engineer, but the set of them are used by the team as they do various projects.

  • Programming experience, particularly in Matlab or Python, is an advantage as they are commonly used in this industry.

  • Candidate must possess strong technical communication skills and an ability to work both independently and in collaborative team environments.

  • Candidates must be a resident of North Alabama area or willing to relocate to work on-site at the Huntsville, AL office.

  • Prior to the start date, candidates must possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, or a related field from an ABET accredited school with 4 years or more of experience and minimum GPA of 3.0. A master’s degree may be used in lieu of two years of experience. A doctoral degree may be used in lieu of five years of experience.

  • Candidate must be a US citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Top Secret/SSBI Clearance or be eligible to acquire & maintain a Top Secret/SSBI Clearance.

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.