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Field Engineer

Company: Leidos
Location: Pascagoula
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:Join a team committed to a mission!At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.Are you ready for your next career challenge?The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Field Engineer to be a part the AEGIS Test Team in Pascagoula, MS overseeing the installation and conducting testing of the AN/SQQ-89A(V) Sonar Suite. This is working with dynamic schedules and coordinating with other members of the test team and ship's force. This position will encompass all stages of production and post sail away support.Are you ready to unleash your potential?Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world's toughest security challenges for customers with "can't fail" missions. To explore and learn more, click here!Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!Responsibilities - Work you'll do:

  • Review of drawings and procedures designed for AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 installations and upgrades.
  • Act as liaison during industrial installation.
  • Coordinate testing of newly upgraded systems. Assess the mechanical, electrical, as well as software engineering aspects to the system. Validate that all of these are working correctly and if not provide solutions and testing to fix the problems.
  • Witness shipyard conducted tests as per direction of ATT Management.
  • Perform fault isolation and conduct corrective actions.
  • Resolution of any issues associated with installation and testing of sonar systems.
  • Support assessments and at-sea test events as required.
  • Fulfill duties as an on-site representative for the AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 system. These responsibilities will include:
    • Perform direct support to expedite problem resolution and to minimize any schedule impact caused by USW system equipment problems.
    • Provide installation and testing inputs to daily and weekly reports.
    • Deliver a CD of the electronic database as requested.
    • Document visual/mechanical and electrical discrepancies discovered during Assessment testing.
    • Perform configuration audits to verify installed USW system baselines on specified hulls per schedule and instructions provided.
    • Perform System Interoperability Validation (SIV)/equipment grooms using Government approved procedures.Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
      • Must be able to lift forty (40) pounds, climb ladders, and perform other shipboard activities.
      • Position requires a valid passport.
      • Understanding of Basic Sonar Principles, equipment, and interfaces.
      • Operate standard electronic test equipment i.e. Multi-meters, O-scopes, etc.
      • Ability to troubleshoot and test connectors, cable, power.
      • Ability to load AN/SQQ-89A(V)15 software as per government provided documentation.
      • Prior technical and logistics experience providing US Navy program support, with a proven record of excellent customer interface.
      • Technical experience on U.S. Navy combat systems.
      • Proficiency in MS Office products including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint.
      • Proven experience effectively communicating with senior US government representatives.
      • Bachelors degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience (additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree)Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education - Favorable if you have:
        • Experience working in a shipyard environment.
        • Basic networking and/or Linux software experience.
        • Technical Documentation Experience, including Engineering Change Proposal/Order (ECP / ECO) Experience.
        • Direct customer support/interface experience.
        • Strategic mindset.
        • Ability to independently research, assess and present analyses of technical/logistics data and recommended options for government decision.Clearance Required:
          • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.Pay Range:

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