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Job #: R-00005648
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos currently has MULTIPLE OPENINGS for Performance Engineers in Reston and Tysons, VA. The Performance Engineers will use their expertise to transform and build an end-to-end national-level security environment using DevOps to integrate, develop, test, deploy, maintain, and operate, multiple systems on traditional and cloud platforms. This role ensures Enterprise IT Services are available according to established metrics and Service Level Agreements (SLA). This role is responsible for monitoring and analyzing the performance of network, server, and storage IT components. This role includes monitoring, auditing, responsiveness, stress evaluation, capacity analysis, and reporting. This role monitors technology improvements, recommends upgrades, and evaluates alternatives across on-premises and cloud IT infrastructures, both virtual and physical. This role ensures continuity of operations including disaster recovery. Duties include examining performance problems and identifying appropriate corrective action. This role analyzes trends and recurring performance problems and initiates solutions for preventing reoccurrence.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree and 8 years prior relevant work experience. Additional years of work experience in lieu of degree is acceptable.
  • Experience applying expertise on multiple complex work assignments.
  • Experience supporting a broad range of assignments requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks.
  • Experience developing methodologies and presenting solutions to problems
  • Experience contributing to deliverables and meeting performance metrics.


Due to contract requirements, an ACTIVE TS/SCI with POLY CLEARANCE is required.

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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