Test Engineer

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Scientist / Research & Development
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Leidos's Military & Veterans Health Solutions Group is seeking a Test Engineer to support our operations at the Naval Submarine Medical Research Laboratory (NSMRL) in Groton, CT. 


NSMRL conducts research and investigates the effects of medical, psychological, and performance issues associated with the health and performance of naval personnel in operational and non-operational settings.  The Test Engineer will be responsible for supporting research studies and analyses in the areas of the bioeffects of underwater sound, fatigue monitoring and embedded systems for atmospheric testing.



Specific responsibilities include:

·        Build, repair and debug hardware platforms incorporating electronic, mechanical and pneumatic components.

·        Assist with embedded systems research to support the warfighter.

·        Assist in the assembly, debugging, performance assessment as well as the design and development of embedded sensing systems.

·        Provide design, construction and operation support of benchtop setups to evaluate the performance of sensing systems.

·        Analyze data, in collaboration with principal investigators, towards project objectives and then incorporate these analyses in reports and presentations.

·        Write technical reports. Interact with outside customers and researchers; brief technically detailed project results to sponsors.

·        Be responsible for supporting projects through final test and evaluation. Test, evaluate, troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and calibrate equipment.

·        Document all work in laboratory notebooks, technical reports, posters, and documentation binders.



·        Due to Federal contracting requirements, candidates must be US Citizens.

·        The candidate will be required to acquire, at a minimum, a SECRET classification access level.  Preference will be given to a candidate who already has this clearance level.

·        Candidates must have completed a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Chemical Engineering.

·        Candidates must have documented evidence of research/laboratory methods experience.

·        Candidates must demonstrate the ability to interact and effectively communicate both written and orally with a wide variety of people.


Ideal Skills:

·        Experience with LabView, debugging electronic systems, and microcontroller programming/embedded programming is strongly desired.

·        Familiarity with HIPAA, PHI/PII compliance, etc. is highly desired.

·        Experience in a human subject research setting and experience in the US federal government system is highly desired.


Work Location:

·        Work is to be primarily performed on a government installation. The normal work week is Monday through Friday 0730 to 1600.

·        CONUS travel (~10%) may be required.



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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