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Job #: R-00006314
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
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Requisition - Systems Engineer - T6

Job Requisition

Senior Systems Engineer Supporting Space Communications Program Execution (TS//SCI)

Job Description

Responsible for technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding. Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
  • Provide technical advice/input to customer's System Program Director that lays the strategic foundation for critical, National capability and customer's future initiatives
  • Maintain situational awareness of very dynamic customer market space for purposes of identifying opportunities where Leidos can provide additional support
  • Continually assess customer's business practices and recommend new solutions, processes, standards or operational plans that can improve the customer's core mission effectiveness
  • Perform as System Program Director's technical lead on large, complex set of programs
  • Mentor and coach for other contractor and USG technical staff
  • Resolve highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program.
  • Lead development of highly innovative products/solutions, achieved through collaboration and dialogue with other experts in the field.
  • Support senior AF leaders as Senior Staff Officer contractor support
  • Execute the Systems Engineer "V" process for customer programs: systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.

  • Extensive Program Management and Acquisition Execution experience
  • Requires a BA/BS or equivalent experience and 15+ years of prior relevant experience
  • Generally has 12+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects
  • Working knowledge and demonstrated experience with Special Access Program activities
  • Desire candidate possess Masters with 15 - 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 - 16 years of prior relevant experience.

Security Clearance:
  • Current Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to and successfully complete a Counterintelligence polygraph

Other Requirements:
  • Requires knowledge and mastery of highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.
  • Viewed as a subject matter expert within the field by peers and outside the organization.
  • Requires extensive management and leadership knowledge to assist customer leadership manage cross-unit project / program teams and manage across multiple functions
  • Must have the ability to work in a very dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative
  • Ability to anticipate and prepare responses / briefing materials for senior USG leadership questions related to customer's specific program matters
  • Ability to confidently present technical details to customer's Senior leaders
  • Ability to communicate with executive leadership regarding matters of significant importance to the organization .

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.

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