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Job #: R-00000955
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Sr Systems Engineer to support the Office of the Director of National Intelligence's National Counterintelligence and Security Center

  • The candidate shall implement and maintain computer systems and ensure optimal system performance. The candidate shall work with mission managers and Directorate POCs to successfully monitor the operation and maintain the structural/operational integrity of existing systems. The candidate shall communicate with stakeholders to identify the tasks the system is to accomplish.

Basic Qualifications
  • Minimum six (6) years of experience in system engineering and IT support. These six (6) years must be concurrent with the requisite years of work experience.
  • Bachelors Degree and 10 total years of experience.
  • Demonstrated experience monitoring existing systems to ensure structural integrity, overseeing the development and installation of new hardware and software, and installing and configuring operating systems and other software and routinely test installed software for glitch detection and other issues.
  • Proven track record of success in installation and maintenance of LINUX-based software.
  • Ability to write custom scripts to reduce the need for human intervention, design and implement security systems and redundant backups to maintain data safety, and ensure constant availability of technical resources.
  • Ability to effectively establish and execute strategic and critical task priorities to demonstrate problem-solving skills, and to think algorithmically.
  • Ability to understand engineering disciplines, such as mechanical, electrical and computer engineering.
  • Demonstrated experience managing projects that include inter-disciplinary teams.
  • Experience understanding complex system development methods and system testing practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience creating automated scripts and software.
  • Proficiency with databases and SQL.
  • Relevant specialized engineering experience.
  • Advanced certifications, such as Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified IT Professionals (MCITP).
  • Architecture modeling skills

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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