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Job #: R-00011829
Location: Chantilly, 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: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Systems Engineer (Mid) - TS/SCI w/ Poly Required

Job Description:

The successful candidate will work as an Engineer in a collaborative team-focused environment.  The candidate will be responsible in the evaluation and integration of commercial applications. Candidate will lead parts of projects through all aspects of the engineering life cycle including scope and work estimation, evaluation, testing, and integration. In addition, will assist in determining and recommending the best designs based on customer business objectives, timelines and other resource constraints. In addition, candidate will:

  • Participate in the full software engineering life cycle, working within broadly defined parameters
  • Evaluate commercially available and open source tools to determine applicability for use
  • Author, review, and edit documentation related to technical tool evaluation(s)
  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach for new product development and integration
  • Develop solutions where the requirements are not always well defined but always considers the customer first

This position requires a dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. The candidate selected for this position will be someone who has the aptitude and enjoys tackling unique challenges, often devising workable solutions on a short timeframe.

Required Qualifications

  • A bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar discipline and 8 years’ experience. Additional experience in lieu of degree
  • 6+ years of technical experience in systems engineering, software development or networking
  • 2+ years of proven experience evaluating open source tools and applications to determine suitability of use in an operational environment
  • Proven experience working with and evaluating mobile technologies
  • 4+ years’ experience with Linux and/or Windows systems engineering
  • Technical writing experience
  • Applied knowledge of cyber security principles
  • Applied knowledge of networks and network administration
  • Applied knowledge of cloud services
  • An active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance required for this position

Desired Qualifications

  • Mobile application development experience
  • Applied knowledge of scripting languages
  • Usability design experience

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Job Family:

Systems 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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