Director of Engineering

at Leidos
Location Tewksbury
Date Posted June 11, 2021
Category Engineering
Job Type Full Time



Job Description:

Leidos' Security Detection & Automation operation is seeking a Director of Engineering in Tewksbury, MA to join to the best and brightest around the country in creating innovative Security, Detection & Automation Product Solutions. As the Director of our cross-functional engineering team, you will enjoy a fast-paced, diverse and collaborative environment, flexible work arrangements, and an encouraging leadership team focused on your career development and growth, all while working with cutting edge technology that has global impact.

The Director of Engineering is responsible for the application of engineering principles to business practice. Duties include but are not limited to the following:

- Organization and direction of Engineering Leads, to include data scientists and software/mechanical/electrical/systems engineers, to meet design objectives, new product development and improvement of existing designs

- Management of personnel issues, to include staffing, training, and performance management

- Responsible for the aviation security, detection, and automation product line development, sustainment and enhancement

- Oversight of design concepts and fundamental technology used for new products/designs/technology

- Planning and development of engineering requirements

- Conducting extensive investigation and resolve complex issues

- Interfacing directly with customer(s) and stakeholders in regards to deliverables, metrics, schedules, and progress

- Effectively tracking and communicating performance,

- Communicating and collaborating as needed with other teams within the organization

- Occasional assistance in aspects of engineering design proposal requirements

Key Requirements:

- US Citizenship is required

- Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance

- MS Degree in Engineering or a similar field, PhD preferred

- A minimum of 10 yrs experience in product line engineering and management, preferably in aviation security or automation

- A minimum of 7yrs in managerial experience, leading teams and projects

- Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

About Us:

Our Tewksbury office is a dynamic and collaborative environment, only a short commute from Boston and Nashua. While the incumbent must be local (or willing to relocate) in order to report onsite on a regular basis, we offer relocation assistance and otherwise flexible work arrangements. We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, exciting referral programs, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the "World's Most Ethical Companies" by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

Driven by our talented workforce, the Security Detection and Automation Operation is the cornerstone of Leidos' comprehensive suite of fully integrated security detection and automation solutions for aviation, ports and borders, and critical infrastructure customers around the world, with more than 24,000 products deployed across 120 countries. Leidos is positioned to address emerging and evolving threats through rapid development of innovative solutions for our global customers.


External Referral Bonus: Ineligible

Potential for Telework: No

Clearance Level Required: None

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Engineering Management

Pay Range:

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