Lynnwood, Washington, United States
30+ days ago
Job Type
Required Travel
Job Function


The Maritime Systems Division (MSD) of Leidos is an industry leader in developing, applying, and advancing the state-of-the-art signal processing technologies for Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) systems including distributed netted sensor systems, communications systems, positioning systems, tactical decision systems, and autonomous unmanned platforms. Leidos maritime systems are addressing complex mission requirements and pioneering impressive firsts in the application of advanced signal processing solutions to the full range of maritime missions. The Maritime System Solutions Portfolio includes an outstanding team of engineers, technicians, and scientists, located geographically throughout the US in both Leidos, customer, and work from home locations, each supporting a broad range of activities ranging from advanced prototype development for DARPA, ONR and other S&T customers to support for ongoing Navy missions.

As part of this important and exciting work, the Maritime Solution Systems Portfolio (MSS) within the MSD is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and highly capable Engineer Operations Manager to join the Leidos team in Lynnwood, WA. The Engineering Operations Manager will support a multidisciplined team in the execution of a variety of maritime projects including undersea vehicles, optical system design, subsea acoustic arrays, and at-sea installation and repair efforts. The successful applicant will become part of a world class team that is a recognized leader in maritime systems development!

Ready to take on the challenge? Read on!

The Engineering Operations Manager will be responsible for providing strategic and tactical leadership across the MSS Portfolio of programs, coordinating a team of senior engineering managers and their staff in the successful proposal and execution of complex maritime programs. The Engineering Operations Manager will lead the implementation of technical solutions across multiple types of maritime programs for Department of Defense agencies, from autonomous vehicles to deployed subsea systems. In this role, the Engineering Operations Manager will create, grow, and coordinate the overall engineering department within the Portfolio and be responsible for coordinating, planning, and ensuring execution of aspects of engineering, including Mechanical, Electrical, Software/Firmware, Controls, and T&E.

This role will also provide technical leadership, procedure review/modification/updating, mentoring of junior staff, organizing and coordinating project duties with Program Managers, coordinating work between Leidos organizations, and supporting the overall portfolio of programs.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Coordinate a geographically dispersed engineering team across the Maritime System Solutions Portfolio.
  • Provide direct support to Leidos customers through the engineering and management of solutions and robust processes across a diverse portfolio of maritime opportunities and programs.
  • Responsible for engineering initiatives that focus on engineering capabilities, process differentiation, technical solutioning, proposal development, and program execution.
  • Define, maintain, update, and drive innovation into engineering tools, processes, and resources.
  • Developing and maintaining the backlog plan for the engineering team.
  • Active participation in the Business Capture Process to include writing, designing, and reviewing proposal material.
  • Active participation in the Leidos Solutions Architect program.
  • Develop and implement long-term engineering strategies aligned to the Division, Operation, Group and Corporate Technology Strategies.
  • Provide daily in-person senior guidance in the Leidos Lynnwood facility.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Science and/or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Ocean Engineering, Physics, or Math from an accredited institution.
  • US Citizen with active Secret clearance with ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
  • 20+ years of related engineering experience on large complex programs that include software and electro-mechanical systems.
  • 10+ years of experience as a functional manager leading a distributed engineering team with direct reports.
  • 15+ years of experience in a customer facing role as a technical/engineering leader.
  • Ability to mentor, lead, promote, and retain engineering talent.
  • Experience managing/leading teams that support DoD programs.
  • Experience in developing, maturing, and improving engineering policies and procedures that align to standards and best practices.
  • Experience with management and oversight of engineering processes that include requirements management and system design modeling.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Existing Solutions Architect or similar at existing employer.
  • 10+ years of experience leading the design, development, and integration of subsea maritime systems.
  • Understanding of ISO 9001:2015.
  • Exposure to program management responsibilities for DoD programs. Including program execution, contract negotiations, financial, and subcontractor management.
  • Experience managing DoD programs with formal deliverables (CDRL’s) that include software, hardware, test support and documentation.
  • Experience transitioning products from design to production and manufacturing.
  • Experienced with C4, AUV’s, ASV’s, payloads and deployed subsea systems.
  • Experience in driving innovation in the system engineering process using SysML Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE).
  • Familiarity and use of standard program management tools and processes used for Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) control, Configuration Management, Risk Management and Earned Value Management System (EVMS).
  • Significant experience supporting capture activities to include chairing/participating in Gate Reviews, generating BOE’s, writing technical volumes for proposals, and providing preliminary technical guidance for solutions.

Original Posting Date:
While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:
Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

Job ID: 73918188

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