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Leidos Electrical Engineer in Tewksbury, Massachusetts


Leidos currently has an opening for an Electrical Engineer to work in our Tewksbury, MA facility. As a member of the Leidos’ Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) operations team, you will be joining a diverse and dedicated group who are excited about producing industry leading screening technology. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Electrical Engineer to engage in hands-on work while developing a deep understanding of aviation security products.

The role is highly impactful because the products being developed make travel and trade safer, healthier, and more efficient on a global level. Working in a diverse and collaborative R&D environment, this position will be responsible for electro-mechanical design in support of products to maintain, enhance, and grow our extensive line of security detection products. This will include specification, component selections, critical component design, and driving engineering review and document control best practices.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a cross-functional team to deliver best-in-class luggage and people scanners

  • Perform fundamental engineering duties in electrical design efforts including development, integration, testing, measuring, and analyses/simulations for a variety of products

  • Refine conceptual designs into complete production designs incorporating the appropriate connectors, cables and wiring to meet design criteria

  • Research, design, develop, modify, evaluate, and test a variety of electronic equipment and systems

  • Create design specification documents

  • Develop test procedures and test fixtures in support of design validation

  • Provide guidance on material purchasing to support fabrication and systems integration efforts

  • Collaborate with a global team including CAD/PCB designers and technicians on design development and release of products

  • Collaborate on best practices and promote adoption across the organization

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or closely related field with 6+ years’ experience, or a Master’s degree in related field and 4+ years’ experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance (US Citizenship required.)

  • Strong documentation and process discipline with close attention to details

  • Strong communication skills, including excellent writing and presentation skills

  • Strong background in design of power distribution systems, electrical circuits, and network cables

  • Proficient in analog and/or digital design

  • Must possess the technical background and skills to perform in all phases of electrical circuit design, development, and documentation

  • Must possess the technical expertise to read and interpret technical drawings and schematics

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Product Development Process

  • Hands-on design, prototyping, and debugging experience

  • Experience with RF design or FPGA design

  • Experience in motion control or automation systems

The Leidos Security Enterprise Solutions (SES) team has developed a suite of integrated solutions for aviation, ports, borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world. We provide automated threat detection for weapons, narcotics, explosives, contraband, and undeclared goods, as well as nuclear and radioactive materials, by leveraging industry leading screening technologies, AI/ML capabilities and advanced biometric tools. We have more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries, including best-in-class security checkpoint and inspection systems for people, checked baggage and more.

Check out the links below to learn more about Security Enterprise Solutions (SES)

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 $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.

REQNUMBER: R-00138268

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.