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Job #: R-00129639
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Facilities
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Digital Modernization

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Leidos is hiring a Data Center Facilities Engineer at Ft. Meade, MD.

The selected candidate will be part of the Defense Enclave Services (DES) team to lead data collection, design, and implementation of tasks associated with the management of: cable plant, floor space, heating and cooling, and physical data center security.  This engineer will establish the key data points that are inputs to migration planning efforts, and collect the predefined information through documents, site surveys, and customer interviews. Using the data collected the engineer will create migration plans that include technical designs and a schedule of migration tasks.

 •Must hold an active Secret clearance prior to start. (US Citizenship required)


  • Evaluate, design, and deploy the central components of data center facilities, including: power, cooling, physical security, floor space management, and cable management.
  • Define monitoring and management requirements.
  • Providing professional engineering advice to facility technicians, including design, planning, specifications, and operation of electrical and mechanical equipment, HVAC systems design and operation, as well as structural and architectural considerations in field locations.
  • Providing guidance and recommendations to government management regarding engineering and facilities issues.
  • Working in close collaboration with Network Engineers, Server Engineers, Cyber Engineers, Storage Engineers, Data Experts, and other key technical resources.
  • Identify procurement and tracking of maintenance materials, safety supplies, and spare components.
  • Ensuring compliance with all applicable building codes and standards.
  • Maintaining the inventory of buildings and installed systems, and establishing maintenance and replacement cycles.
  • Performing facility condition assessments.
  • Developing and proposing facility upgrade and replacement projects.
  • Possess strong soft skills in the form of documentation and client communications.
  • Able to perform physical activities including heavy lifting, climbing in and out of equipment, crawling, and working outdoors in cold, dry, high elevation environments.


  • Bachelor’s Degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree. 
  • Possess professional knowledge of Architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, and fire protection engineering concepts and principles.
  • Experience in asset reliability centered maintenance strategies that target preventive/predictive maintenance.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with management and staff to present, defend, negotiate, and clarify programs, decisions and recommendations.
  • Field construction experience including managing changes, quality control, deliverables, redlining drawings, and other activities supporting work completion.
  • Experience with procurement and material tracking.
  • Current United States Passport, and valid Driver’s License issued in the United States.
  • Proactively identify any unsafe conditions or hazards and communicate them effectively.
  • Complies with applicable safety, environment, health, and waste management policies and procedure.

•Experience with resource loaded scheduling.
•Experience with fire safety systems including fire alarm systems and suppression.
•Experience with Data Center Infrastructure Management solutions.


External Referral Eligible

Original Posting Date:


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 $108,550.00 - $196,225.00

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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