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Job #: R-00008745
Location: Elkridge, MD
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: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Job Description: Leidos, with Operations in Columbia, MD, is looking for a System Engineer to support requirements gathering, system & software specification, and development on an exciting new contract in support of the Department of Defense. The successful candidate will join a cross-functional agile development team of approximately 8 personnel. The System Engineer will be supported by the Program Manager and a Lead Software Engineer to perform the following standard duties:
• Lead the development of systems engineering documentation such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements specifications, and Interface Control Documents
• Assist with the development of system requirements, functional requirements, and allocation of the same to individual hardware, software, facility, and personnel components
• Derive lower-level requirements from higher-level allocated requirements that describe in detail the functions that a system component must fulfill, and ensure these requirements are complete, correct, unique, unambiguous, realizable, and verifiable
• Participate in establishing and gaining approval of the definition of a system or component under development (requirements, designs, interfaces, test procedures, etc.) that provides a common reference point for hardware and software developers
• Develops system design solution that satisfies the system requirements and fulfills the functional analysis
Base Qualifications:
• A minimum of 12 years of experience as a System Engineer
• Bachelor's Degree in a technical field is required
• Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. An active clearance is preferred
Required Skills:
• Expertise in architecting and designing solutions for complex software development projects, accounting for scalability, flexibility, performance, and security
• Experience architecting solutions to automate manual processes; especially processes that require access to multiple data sources and date types
• Experience working in agile or DevOps teams
• Strong analysis and problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
Desired Skills:
• Experience making hardware design and procurement decisions accounting for cost, power, space, cooling, and capability constraints
• Systems Administration experience working with Windows, UNIX, Linux, virtualization, containers, orchestration, and cm/scripting technologies
• Software Engineering experience with Java/J2EE, Java Script, Angular 2+, REST/JAX/Soap Web Services, HTML5, Junit, and Unix/Linux

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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