Leidos, as the prime contractor for the United States Antarctic Program, is seeking a talented Systems Engineer to join our team in Centennial CO to support our customer, the National Science Foundation. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the United States Antarctic Program, an increasingly important global mission. In this role you will be expected to heavily contribute to business integration outcomes and drive customer success at all operating locations.
About the Antarctic Support Contract:
Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos supports the NSF’s Office of Polar Program’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics by aligning with their Mission and Vision Statements:
Vision: Expanding our scientific reach in Antarctica through increased operational and logistical effectiveness.
Mission: To provide the operational and logistical platform necessary for the U.S. to conduct world-class science in Antarctica and maintain its active and influential presence on the continent.
Leidos ASC provides science and logistics support for approximately 150 science and technical events across three geographically remote research stations; McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station and several deep field sites across Antarctica. Each station or field site supports world class research across multiple science disciplines. The planning and implementation of science support requirements in Antarctica is a critical part of our mission.
The Systems Engineer role will involve systems engineering, technology assessments, and infrastructure road mapping across multiple programs, as well as supporting ongoing system integration activities for various elements of the United States Antarctic Program. Systems engineers are responsible for planning technology implementations by working as part of a team to design system hardware, software, and communications components in a diverse technology environment. This includes evaluating alternatives including cost and risk, supportability, and outcome analyses for total systems, as well as working through the integration, verification, validation, and fielding phases.
Systems that are most frequently deployed in our environment include:
User and management software applications
Network upgrades and revisions
New hardware components (tablets/handhelds/new devices) for integration into current work streams.
A key part of this position is to perform trade studies and analyses of alternatives for proposed and upcoming projects to ensure incoming systems are compatible in our distributed environment.
An important part of the role includes:
Requirements allocation and interface definition, ensuring user and mission needs are met through the delivery of systems and services.
Technical management is required, and the ability to interface with project managers and stakeholders is a key success factor.
Responsible for the creation of relevant technical artifacts and documents to support system delivery, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.
BS and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.
Prior relevant experience includes leading trade studies, performing technology product assessments, systems of systems analysis, and technology planning and cataloging.
Cameo Systems Modeler experience
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.
Must be a US Citizen or have permanent residency.
Deployment to Antarctica may be required in this position, at the discretion of management. This position requires successful completion of the National Science Foundation (NSF) physical, dental, and psychological examinations for deploying to Antarctica. Failure to meet these requirements may result in withdrawal of employment offer or other employment action.
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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