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Job #: R-00002972
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring for a Geospatial Systems Engineer/Sys Admin on a software deployment team, working hand-in-hand with the Chief Architect (CA), Chief Engineer (CE), deployment Scrum Master, and the Program Management Leadership team to help design and engineer the next generation desktop and web based production and dissemination system.

Primary Responsibilities

This position involves leading systems engineering activities that support building and delivering new and innovative systems to implement analytics, exploitation, production and dissemination using web, remote desktop, and cloud technologies. This position will require experience across multiple System Engineering domains with a focus on standing up and maintaining cloud environments, and the deployment of custom code, COTS, and GOTS to those environments with a Geospatial focus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Experience with Amazon Web services (AWS)
  • System (hardware, software and networking) Design and Architecture.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative environment across multiple sites
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Strong presentation skills (all levels of management / customer).
  • Familiarity with the geospatial domain and technologies (ArcGIS, WMS, WFS, KML).
  • Understanding of SW development methodologies (Agile), Cost and work Estimation (Excel).
  • Requires BS and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience OR Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience deploying GIS, specifically ESRI ArcGIS systems
  • Experience with various AWS capabilities and services
  • Experience writing, maintaining, and describing architecture diagrams


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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