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Job #: R-00013742
Location: Annapolis Junction, 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:

The Cyber and SIGINT Solutions Operation under the Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking an experienced Systems Engineer with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance for a program in Annapolis Junction, MD.

PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer's Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.

Primary Responsibilities

The Systems Engineer must possess a working knowledge and understand of system analysis, software development methodologies, analyzing systems on a mid-large scale.
  • Analyzing and resolving complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration
  • Providing support for system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
  • Configuring and managing Linux operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures system components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
  • Providing detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers
  • Providing support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client HW and SW technologies to include system analyst, engineering, administration and programming.
  • Experience designing applications and complex hardware/software solutions
  • Experience providing technical direction and delegating complex engineering tasks.


Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree and 8-12 years of experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • 8 years of general experience in computer science, computer engineering, engineering, mathematics, or related discipline.


  • At least ten (8) years of experience in engineering and program processes (CM, QA, risk management, reporting) software development methodologies, planning, designing, and analyzing processing and storage retrieval systems on a mid- to large-scale.


  • Candidate must meet all qualifications associated with Sections C3,T1. And C3.T4. of DoD Directive 8570.01-M entitled "Information Assurance Workforce Improvement Program."
  • Independent thinker, doer and self-starter
  • Experience with hosting, clustering and load balancing applications
  • Experience working with nVIDIA Docker and GPU-compute applications
  • Development experience with very strong aptitude and interest in learning innovative technologies
  • Proven experience in RedHat Linux, CentOS or SELinux System Administration
  • Proven experience installing and configuring applications
  • VM and storage (nfs) experience
  • Active Security+ or CISSP certification
  • Very strong troubleshooting skills


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 www.Leidos.com .

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 Leidos.com 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 spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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