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Job #: R-00005720
Location: Fairfax, VA
Category: Software 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


Job Requisition:

Systems Engineer (Electronic Warfare Systems)

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking candidates for a Systems Engineer to support our team in Fairfax VA.

Candidate will be responsible for technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding. Candidate will evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for SSEE systems. Duties include performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.

Primary Responsibilities

Candidate will be responsible for SSEE projects and processes to include coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff. Candidate will develop technical solutions that require collaboration with internal and external experts.  They will perform deep analyses and have an understanding of the impacts on end-product/solutions.

Basic Qualifications

MUST BE A US CITIZEN to be considered 
Position requires deep understanding of, and ability to apply, principles, theories, and concepts of systems engineering

Experience performing requirements analysis 
Experience with testing documentation (i.e. test plans and procedures) 
Cryptologic systems experience  

Experience with agile/scrum methodologies and processes

Experience with SSEE

Familiarity with the Lighthouse architecture
Education and experience

Bachelors of Science in electrical or hardware engineering and 5 years+ experience with DoD Mission Systems

Preferred Qualifications

Good customer relation skills

Self-starter with an ability to work in a team environment and independently 
Strong written and verbal communication skills 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Software Engineering



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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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