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Job #: R-00094269
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Systems Engineer with 2+ years expereince in Vienna, VA. The Systems Engineer will be supporting a Telcommunications Services program.

This position will be working with other Leidos team engineers, analysts and task leaders in providing technical support to the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Emergency Communications Division (ECD) for the national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) Priority

Telecommunication Services (PTS) Program.  Supporting the ECD mission, the Systems Engineer will also be interacting with other Government contractors and US communications providers to identify new technologies as they become available and adapt them with priority capability to provide priority communications over current and next generation wireline and wireless networks for services such as priority voice over IP (VoIP), data, video, and information services.

Hybrid Remote- Candidate must be local to the Vienna, VA area. Onsite is required for occasional meetings, requirements of position and other contract requirements.

Telecommunications background experience is preferred

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review service providers system design and architecture
  • Review communication networks (enterprise/commercial) systems operational performance analysis and provide recommendations
  • Review technical documents, reports, and briefings for Leidos’ ECD customers
  • Involves participation in virtual meetings and occasional in-person meetings with Leidos team and Government staff at various locations in the National Capitol Region (NCR)
  • Produces solutions to a variety of problems that may arise in an expeditious and timely manner
  • Present finding to colleagues, Government customers on an occasional basis
  • Works independently or as part of a technical team, in support of systems engineering projects and proof of concepts

REQUIRED Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in an engineering field (Systems, Electrical or Computer Engineering) is required. In addition, qualified candidate must have 2 years engineering experience
  • US Citizenship with the ability to obtain a security clearance is required
  • Must be able to obtain DHS Entry on Duty (EOD)
  • No initial clearance needed to start; however, you must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance
  • Candidate must live within commuting distance from the work site
  • Demonstrated interest/experience in modern communication networks and systems; technologies such as Long-Term Evolution (LTE), 5th Generation Wireless Networks and Internet Protocol (IP) Multimedia Subsystem (IMS); and services such as VoIP, Data and Video
  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts like virtualization, software defined network, cloud computing
  • Interact well with a team, positive attitude, good verbal and written communications skills, and strong self-initiative
  • Proficiency in MS Office

PREFERRED Qualifications: 

  • Wireless and Computer Network related coursework
  • Familiarity with the Systems Engineering Life Cycle (SELC) process
  • Understanding of communication networks, Internet Protocol (IP), information security as well as software defined networks
  • Exposure with some of the following is an advantage: Product Lifecycle Analysis, Requirements Analysis, Product Testing, Risk Analysis, VoIP, wireless technologies, next generation networks, industry standards development organizations, cellular networks, and cable/wireline broadband communication
  • Experience with, or training in systems modeling
  • Familiarity with SharePoint development/maintenance

Pay Range:

Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

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.

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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