Join our talent network

Job #: R-00007362
Location: Vienna, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Requirements Engineer

In this position, the ideal candidate will provide actionable and timely finished requirements for the iSight program. This role requires strong analytic skills, the ability to communicate effectively in a rewarding and challenging environment. This exciting position also offers the ability to collaborate closely with analytic counterparts and customers in the DC area and opportunities for travel abroad. The selected candidate will be extended a unique opportunity to support an important mission with an exceptional customer, and make a tangible impact on national security.

The Requirements Engineer will be responsible for working collaboratively with a team of other Requirement Engineers to elicit, document, communicate, review, validate and verify functional and non-functional requirements for a software application. Responsibilities include identification, documentation and communication of product changes that are necessary to improve software development performance. The successful candidate will have experience working with customers, end-users, software developers, testers and project leads in analyzing, implementing, and supporting a wide variety of components and applications. The duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
  • Evaluate the customer goals for the product to set product vision and scope
  • Travel to key stakeholder locations to identify requirements gaps and deficiencies
  • Define high-level business and user requirements and decompose those into appropriate functional and non-functional requirements.
  • Document, track and communicate requirements, requirements traceability, progress and associated data/metrics with stakeholders in accordance with existing program processes.
  • Manage changes to baselined requirements through effective application of change control processes and tools.
  • Recommend efficiencies on the requirements management process.
  • Identify and mitigate requirements-related risks to the program.
  • Integrate requirements activities with the master schedule.
  • Support product teams in decomposing and prioritizing requirements, interpreting/clarifying requirements as needed.
  • Document inconsistencies between requirements, project plans, and work products, identifying and communicating corrective actions, resolving requirements issues, reviewing design decisions, providing feedback during the project's lifecycle for impact on requirements, and documenting approved requirement changes.
  • Present findings to both technical and non-technical leadership for both internal and external meetings, with the ability to explain complex information. This may include briefings up to the executive level.

  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Engineering, Computer Science, Business, or related scientific or technical discipline with three (3) years of demonstrated and hands-on experience in requirements analysis. Additional experience in lieu of degree and 12 years experience
  • Requires knowledge and experience in the Information Technology or Software Development field.
  • Clear understanding of contemporary requirements elicitation, analysis, specification, verification, and management practices and the ability to apply them in practice
  • Ability to communicate details, concepts, and ideas, both verbally and written, to both technical and non-technical audiences (user-friendly language)
  • Ability to conduct research, document findings and clearly communicate results as it relates to the mission (includes keen listening, observation and facilitation skills)
  • Experience in setting priorities, meeting deadlines, and working on multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment.
  • Strong focus on process, process improvement and quality.
  • Data-driven, analytical focus with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Understands principals of the software development lifecycle (Agile/Scrum and Waterfall), ideally with prior experience serving as Scrum Master or Product Owner.
  • Work effectively individually or as part of a team.
  • Experience reverse engineering requirements from legacy systems preferred

• Understanding of Project Management Framework a plus.

• Must be able to travel when needed up 30% of the time.

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 32,000 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 .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

Talent Community

Join our Talent Community to create a profile, enabling a streamlined application process and to help our recruiters better understand your areas of expertise and interest.

Join our Talent Community