Leidos is hiring a Systems Engineer with an active Top Secret clearance and SCI eligibility at Ft. Belvoir, VA. All work is onsite.
Our Systems Engineer will provide advisory and assistance services (A&AS) to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Special Programs Directorate.
Our new colleague will collaborate with customers, program personnel and Leidos colleagues in a fast paced, dynamic environment. This person will shine as a detail-oriented, communicative team member!
Review program requirements, specs, test plans, and program plans to design security solutions for the successful development, testing, and fielding of Missile Defense capabilities
Determine and/or execute special security actions for a wide range of assignments, such as: developing Program Protection Plans, Sensitive Test Plans, Security Classification Guides, Standard Operating Procedures, and Operational tactics/techniques
Provide Subject Matter Expert guidance on the security architecture design and execution of sensitive ground testing (digital, HWIL) and flight testing conducted in multi-level security environments
Provide technical and security oversight for special program design, planning and management by guiding and implementing strategies to meet program needs across multiple engineering disciplines, environments, and IT platforms
Discover information protection needs for Missile Defense sensor, interceptor, computer, and communications systems, and define security requirements for these systems. Develop fully integrated system security architectures and support the implementation of security designs.
Evaluate future technology integration with respect to critical program information (CPI) protection requirements. Support horizontal protection studies and analyses to determine the value of specific classified technologies and ensure classifications are consistent with other department, agency, and directorate programs and elements.
Develop and implement directorate special security policies, procedures, standards, training, and methods to identify and protect sensitive information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, espionage, sabotage, or loss.
Develop technical briefings for senior leadership, respond to Congressional requests for information/analysis and senior OSD and Service briefings.
Collaborate closely with government and agency contractor personnel in a team environment. Provide technical indoctrinations to new personnel. Support collaboration initiatives with international partners.
•BS in science/engineering with 3+ years of engineering experience
•Military or DoD experience
•Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
•DoD Acquisition and/or previous Missile Defense experience (sensors, interceptors, C2BMC, AT, FMS, LO/CLO)
•Experience working service or agency special programs
•Excellent technical writing/editing and oral communication skills to include fielding questions on the spot
•Comfortable working in multi-level security environments
•Interpersonal skills and ability to gauge audience
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® 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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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