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Leidos is currently looking for an experienced systems engineer to support their Air Force customer by overseeing the execution of critical Counter-Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Cyber Security, Agile Software, Hardware, and Site Installation projects. In this role, you will work closely with solutions architects, systems engineers, software and hardware engineers, program managers, subcontractors, and customers to develop, deploy and optimize critical force protection systems. You will be responsible for providing expertise in technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, and verification and validation. You will evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. You will perform systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance. This position may be filled remotely with travel to Hanscom Air Force Base and other sites as needed.
If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!
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 obstacles 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!
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Your Main Mission:
The Technical Director will be responsible for providing advanced technical leadership across the system development lifecycle, specifically in system development, cybersecurity, systems engineering, integration, and test. Leads and manages works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs:
Responsible for working across the organization with leadership and your teams to manage the development and release of Force Protection command and control capabilities
Lead the development of highly innovative products/solutions, achieved through collaboration and dialogue with other experts in the field
Attend hardware and software design sessions and provide technical input considering program priorities and product roadmap
Assist customer in determining project activities and optimization of resources and features in order to plan for current and upcoming releases
Utilize communication skills to direct the skilled technical resources and report on the technical progress, issues, and problem areas, and communicate and coordinate the resolution of all project related problems to the appropriate Government lead
Assist and provide technical input/guidance to multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion
Lead task order review sessions with customer to discuss technical performance
What Sets You Apart:
BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience with 12+ years in software development, system engineering or related field, or MS degree with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.
Must be a US Citizen and have an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI
Experience with holding technical sessions involving customer and other stake holders
Experience/knowledge of key Agile processes and techniques
Familiarity with MBSE approach and tools or experience with framework/approach similar to MBSE
Excellent managerial and leadership skills; Ability to work well with staff and subcontractors from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution
You Might Also Have:
Working knowledge of USAF C5ISR systems including systems of systems, sensors and effectors
Previous experience managing complex System designs efforts/contracts employing networks, sensors and effectors
Experience with big data applications
Experience with CI/CD pipeline
Experience with Gitlab (workflow), JIRA, and Confluence
Possess an active DoD Secret level clearance at the time of consideration.
At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We inspire our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We look forward to learning more about you – apply today!
Pay Range:Pay Range $118,300.00 - $213,850.00
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 47,000 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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