Senior Systems Engineer

Company: Leidos

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Job Summary Leidos is seeking an experienced Engineer who will support operations, maintenance, sustainment, modification and support activities for the COBRA DANE AN/FPS-108 radar located on Eareckson Air Station Shemya Island, Alaska. The contract award is expected in March 2018 with a April 2018 start. This position will be located in Shemya Island, AK with a notional rotational schedule of 8 weeks on and 5 weeks off island. Duties include conducting all on island engineering activities to ensure the COBRA DANE radar meets or exceeds operational, availability and dependability goals as well as coordination of depot and sustainment activities with the Lead Engineer in Colorado Springs. Primary Responsibilities - Serves as the COBRA DANE on-site engineering lead for all engineering related tasking at the radar site. - Solves routine and non-routine problems; assesses radar performance, analyze data. - Coordinate activities with operations, maintenance and depot and sustainment groups and government customer to resolve performance issues, plan conduct depot maintenance activities (both planned and unplanned) and address radar sustainment challenges.

- Generate technical reports, recommend engineering solutions, coordinate with the PMO and government, and implement upon approval.

External Referral Eligible

Basic Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline. 5 years of radar/system engineering experience. Strong and effective communication skills. Experience working with Air Force Logistics Command. Must be able obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance. Preferred Qualifications Experience with COBRA DANE or other similar Air Force radars. Experience working on a large scale, geographically distributed program. Experience with solving challenging parts/system obsolesce and modernization efforts. Active DoD secret clearance
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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