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Job #: R-00000191
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Systems Engineer to support a customer onsite project located at C Street SW in Washington DC. This position is an excellent opportunity to interface directly with government personnel to help design and guide technical solutions for critical public health research and response mission spaces. This position requires a candidate who is eligible for a Secret clearance; US Citizenship is required.

Primary Responsibilities

Work directly with the customer to capture and formalize 'Baseline' and 'To Be' business user stories, use cases, requirements, system architectures, and data schema.
Track and communicate solution and system development, production and maintenance activities.
Design and execute test plans for solution and system testing.
Support the identification and considerations for alternative application solutions to meet business customer needs.

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must be eligible for a Secret clearance; US Citizenship is required

BS in Systems Engineering, CS, IT, BIT or related field

8+ years of experience in system engineering, software development or business analysis required.

4+ years of experience soliciting customer requirements and translating them into formalized structured technical products

Excellent verbal and written communication skills; concise writing and ability to communicate technical content to broad audiences are critical

Experience executing Agile, Scrum, and Kanban methodologies.

Experience soliciting and documenting use cases/designs for system requirements (User Stories, Use Cases, Requirements, Specifications, Data Schema, Business Process Workflows).

Use of system management tools such as Jira, Redmine or advanced spreadsheets.

Developing and executing testing and acceptance plans.

Tracking bugs, issues and resolutions.

Preferred Qualifications

MS in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or a related field

Broad Systems Engineering knowledge and experience executing low-level engineering tasks and high-level technical project management tasks

Experience prioritizing requirements and system development activities, communicating impact of requirement changes on active development activities, executing and presenting trade space of alternatives with cost benefit analysis, establishing and managing system versioning, supporting Authority to Operate (ATO) activities and other production system processes, participation or familiarity with non-SCRUM based system development methodologies such as Model-Driven Architecture (MDA), Architecture Driven Development (ADD), Unified Modeling Language (UML), and Test-Driven Development (TDD), administration and custom configuration experience of system management tools such as JIRA and Redmine.

External Referral Eligible

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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