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Job #: R-00106482
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Software Systems Engineer - Active TS/SCI Required in support of the DCGS-N systems engineering efforts in Norfolk, VA.


Our Software Systems Engineer will support the Distributed Common Ground System, Navy (DCGS-N) Increment 2 Ashore System (DAS). DCGS-N is the Navy's premier Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) processing system. 

The successful applicant will be the site support/system engineer for the DAS at US Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) in Norfolk VA. 

The position will involve extensive application configuration and candidates should possess an administrator-level understanding of n-tier Enterprise applications (db, app server, and client) architecture/management as well as the capacity to follow detailed installation and administrative procedures.  


  • Maintain the installed system i.e. patching, reinstallation etc.

  • Act as the support engineer for the site, creating and maintaining user accounts the DoD and local security guidelines.

  • Analyze, trouble shoot, and document issues that arise on the system.

  • Coordinate/collaborate with the NIWCLant engineering team to solve, potentially develop and implement fixes.

  • Work with the NIWCLant and local Information Assurance (IA) teams concerning vulnerabilities and scanning of the system.


  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • 7+ years of overall related IT experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.  Additional years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Ability to travel 15%.

  • Minimum of IAT II Certification to meet DoD 8140 compliance: CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) and training or vendor certifications in Windows, Linux, VMWare, Cisco (CCNP/CCNA)

  • Experience/training in a Linux, Windows 11 SHB and Windows Server 2019/22 SHB environments.


  • Experience with Dell Windows Servers, NetApp Storage solutions and Cisco network devices, firewalls, and crypto devices.

  • Experience in MS Windows 11 SHB, Windows Server 2019/22 SHB, VMWare (vCenter, vSphere, ESXi), MS Hyper-V, Kubernetes/container technologies.

  • Ability to work effectively remotely and in a team environment with other highly skilled individuals.

  • Experience with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance environment or Distributed Common Ground System.

  • Basic networking experience and Intel operations (iSToRE, CGS, DIEE, GALE, SOCETGXP, ACS, TMDS, GCCS-J).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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.

About Leidos

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

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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