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The Quick Reaction Capable Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, & Reconnaissance Division of Leidos has a dynamic opportunity in Bridgewater, VA for a Jr. Project Engineer. In this role, you will be supporting multiple airborne programs. This position supports the Project Engineering Manager and multiple program managers by accomplishment of the tasks described below:
Execute engineering projects with aggressive timelines while interfacing with Government, industry customers, and airworthiness authorities to understand requirements and develop innovative solutions. Typical responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Task prioritization and management
Schedule inputs, tracking, and maintenance
Manage creation, receipt, and delivery of contractually required documentation
Provide daily/weekly status updates to Project Engineer
Large data list curation
Create and brief content for internal and external customers
Proposal inputs and tracking
Review technical content for accuracy and proper correlation across multiple functional areas
Apply systems engineering principles to plan, design, build, integrate, test, certify, and operationally sustain manned aircraft.
Work closely with Program Managers and Project Engineer to capture and derive program requirements, track and reports task statuses, and ensure tasks are executed efficiently and on schedule.
Review and prepare engineering and technical analyses, reports, change proposals, and other technical documentation under the guidance of the Project Engineer.
Work closely with the engineering team to plan, execute, document, and deliver airworthiness and requirements documentation for the design, production, and testing of aircraft systems.
Work closely with the configuration management team to development and maintain aircraft configuration documentation.
Bachelor of Science degree; additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.
Diverse engineering experience working in an agile engineering environment.
Experience reading engineering drawings, both mechanical and electrical.
Comfortable in presenting program status briefs to customers and senior decision makers.
Leadership, communication (written and verbal), interpersonal, and organizational skills.
Proficiency in MS Office software products.
Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance.
Up to 10% Required Travel: Candidate must be able to travel throughout the U.S. to support program events.
Must have the ability to obtain a passport or visa to travel internationally.
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
Prior experience in managing scope, schedule, and task prioritization
Hands-on Experience with DHC-8 airframes
Knowledge and experience with ISR aircraft
Advanced organizational experience (ie logistics, inventory systems, document workflows, scheduling, task management, etc)
Configuration Management Systems & Processes
INCOSE ASEP/CSEP or DODAF certified or PMP Certified
Active Secret clearance
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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