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Job #: R-00111788
Location: Camp Springs, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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System Engineer

Unleash Your Potential 
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. 

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
Are you an experienced System Engineer looking for a new challenge? The Leidos Defense Group has an exciting career opportunity waiting for you at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland. As our System Engineer, you will play a key role in providing technical leadership and support in IT planning, solution specification/design, implementation, and target architecture development. 

Join our team and support the 844th Communications Group at three locations: Joint Base Anacostia Bolling (JBAB), Joint Base Andrews (JBA), and the Pentagon. You will be tasked with supporting the Air Force District of Washington (AFDW) and Headquarters Air Force (HAF) customers on NIPRNet and SIPRNet domains. 

To be considered for this position, you must have knowledge of information technology and commercial solutions, as well as experience designing and developing technical solutions. We are looking for a professional with excellent communication skills, a strong customer service orientation, and experience serving as an advisor to Chief Architect and other senior IT managers. 

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level. Apply today and join our team of dedicated professionals at Leidos Defense Group!

Your greatest work is ahead! 
The Mission 

The Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. From scanning for illicit material at ports and borders to predicting future events and instability up to five years in advance, our products help customers make the world safer. To explore and learn more, click here! 

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and fulfilling career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge: 

  • Successful systems development experience involving COTS/GOTS integration.

  • Prepare solution packages, documenting recommended technical solutions, and estimated costs and benefits.

  • Identify, assess, and present options for meeting the functional and technical requirements, including hardware and software updates or upgrades.

  • Produce architectural artifacts to include system design diagrams, recommendation justifications, and technical specifications.

  • Design and implement virtualization solutions using validated methodologies; maintaining and upgrading data center virtualization and network virtualization & cloud environments.

  • Design and define solution capabilities that satisfy customer business drivers/requirements and meet service delivery objectives. 

  • Help resolve issues that arise in implementing solutions and systemic incident resolution.

  • Direct execution of the full project lifecycle, from planning, through implementation, to operational readiness.

  • Lead technical discussions both internally and with customer teams.

  • Provide transparent and regular status updates in requested format.

  • Responsible for implementing process improvements and providing suggestions for tools, automation, etc.

  • Maintain core working hours but remain flexible to support after-hours maintenance windows (as necessary).

  • Be available for on-call support and systems engineering expertise when operational issues or outages are escalated (as necessary).

  • Participate as a member of the Solution Engineering Team as well as working with the AFDW Enterprise Architecture team to document, design and achieve target architectures.

What Sets You Apart: 

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant technical discipline and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.  

  • Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.

  • Possess DoD 8570 certification at least IAT level II, e.g., Security+ CE.

  • Experience designing and implementing virtualized IT solutions. 

  • Currently possess one or more of the following: VCP, VCP-NV, VCP-DTM, CCNA, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, AWS SA, RHCSA (RedHat), and RHCSE (RedHat).

  • Strong communication, presentation, and facilitation skills.

  • Customer service oriented.

You Might Also Have: 

  • Microsoft Server experience (2012, 2016, 2019 & 2022).

  • Microsoft Windows Active Directory Management.

  • Experience with Storage Area Networks.

  • Experience with Network Monitoring tools (SolarWinds, SCOM, vROPS).

  • Experience with DISA STIGs, Air Force MTOs, TCNOs, and other guidance.

  • Knowledge of DoD and/or USAF systems engineering processes and procedures.

  • Project Management Experience.

  • Experience with ticketing system such as Remedy.

  • Experience working with VMWare virtual environments.

  • Experience with maintaining Satellite Server 6.8 and above.

  • Experience with administering RHEL 7 & RHEL 8 systems.

  • Experience with Dell EMC Unity Storage Arrays.

Clearance Required:
Active Secret security clearance.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We challenge our staff with interesting assignments that provide them with an opportunity to thrive, professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We’d like to learn more about you, apply today!

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

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

Commitment to Diversity

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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