Field Service Representative

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Top Secret/SCI

The Leidos Defense & Intelligence Group has an opening located in Africa within the SS-AISR program as a Field Service Representative.


Job Summary

The Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS)-G Field Service Representative (FSR) is a highly experienced subject matter expert on all systems on the EMARSS-G aircraft.  FSRs provide leadership and direction during aircraft reconfiguration operations, provide training to Airborne Sensor Operators (ASO)s as required to maintain proficiency, and work with other CONUS/OCONUS support elements to ensure the highest levels of sensor availability.

This sub family is responsible for providing consulting oversight and integration support of existing hardware, software, network configurations and new system initiatives for all sites within area of responsibility. Duties may include providing remote and site support services as well as assisting in the development on procedural changes.


Primary Responsibilities

-Responsible for ensuring the continuous operation of EMARSS-G Mission Equipment Payloads (MEP) which includes the AWAPSS Sensor, the High Altitude LIDAR (HAL), MX-15, and all associated components.  

-Responsible for identifying priorities and assignment of associated tasks involving scheduled maintenance of MEP.


Basic Qualifications

-Requires a Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience are allowed, in lieu of a degree.

-Requires extensive knowledge of MEP systems on the EMARSS-G aircraft.

-This candidate should have a strong IT background to include experience with networking, software, hardware, and virtual network environments and troubleshooting.

-Requires Expert Knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts to network and avionics mission systems

-Requires 8+ years of Electronic Avionics / Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) experience

-Must have Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI security clearance

-Must be able to work a 60 day on / 60 day off rotation cycle (work 7 days a week, 12 hrs. per day for 60 days)

-Meet AFRICOM Deployment Requirements and will to relocate to meet mission requirements which may include living in austere environments and temporary housing

-Prior experience on Beyond Line of Site (BLOS) SATCOM Networks

-Must have an intermediate level of computer knowledge (i.e. Windows IP config)

-Troubleshooting skills with experience using relevant test equipment

-Must have avionics electronics background with testing and fielding aircraft (military or civilian)


*External Referral Eligible


Preferred Qualifications

-Prior Experience on EMARRS-G/Constant Hawk/TACOP ISR Platforms

-Must have extensive knowledge of the High Altitude LiDAR (HAL) sensor and all associated components. Complete understanding of the Look Down Gimbal (LDG); removal and install of the LDG; and testing, troubleshooting, and repair of the LDG; C-tune software suite, TACOP software suite, Flight/Mission planning, On-board processing, QT modeler, Google Earth

-Must have extensive knowledge of the BAE AWAPPS sensor and all associated components; complete understanding of the AWAPSS Turret; AWAPPS Turret testing and troubleshooting; use of AWAPPS Turret Test Stand; OSCS software suite; APIX viewer; Gimbal Interface Box; MRS3; Condor File Server; Generic Imagery Converter

-Must have strong knowledge of the Wescam MX-15 HDi; complete understanding of the operation and functions of the MX-15; removal/troubleshooting and install of the MX-15; strong knowledge of PICTE software, settings and functions

-Must have strong understanding of: CDU 7000, KG-175 Encryptor Unit, PRC-117G, ARC-231, MCAP Intercommunication system, COMSEC, VHF/UHF, GPS systems to include INS, IMU, IRU, and DGPS, Embedded GPS INS (EGI), Blue Force Tracker 2.0

-Must have strong understanding of: block, physical, and logical diagrams

-Must have strong understanding of: SATCOM systems, FTP, routers, switches, ground sampling distance, flight line operations, Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE)

-DoD 8570 Compliant IAT Level 2 certification Recommended


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 www.Leidos.com. 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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