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Job #: R-00121634
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: National Security

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Description

Leidos is hiring a Systems Engineer with an active Top Secret clearance and SCI eligibility at the Von Braun III building on Redstone Arsenal, AL.  All work is onsite.

Our Systems Engineer will provide advisory and assistance services (A&AS) to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Special Programs Directorate. 

The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with excellent communication skills to collaborate closely with customer and program personnel as well as Leidos team members.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 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 in implementing special program protection

  • Provide Subject Matter Expert SME 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/special demands crucial for effective program protection 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 agency senior leadership, congressional staffers, combatant commands, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).  Assist in responding 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.

  • Position involves daily coordination with agency senior staff and program managers

Basic Qualifications

*Active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

*BS in science/engineering with 3+ years of engineering experience in a DoD environment

*Experience supporting DoD special programs

Preferred Qualifications

•DoD Acquisition experience and/or previous Missile Defense experience (sensors, interceptors, C2BMC, AT, FMS, LO/CLO)

•Excellent technical writing/editing and oral communication skills to include fielding questions on the spot

•Extreme attention to detail and organizational skills

•Comfortable working in multi-level security environments

EIO2024

Original Posting Date:

2023-10-24

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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 www.Leidos.com.

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 Leidos.com 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].

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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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