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Job #: R-00013575
Location: CHANTILLY, 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:

The Leidos Defense & Intelligence Group has a current opening for a Network and IT System Engineer supporting the U.S. Government in a challenging, dynamic setting located in Chantilly, Virginia. The position requires an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph. The System Engineer assists in system and networking design, integration and technical refresh efforts working in a highly collaborative environment with teammates, key stakeholders and the Government customer to ensure mission continuity and support to the intelligence community. This unique opportunity will allow you to participate on a high-visibility DoD/Intel program that provides IT support, systems integration and life cycle support, application development, network engineering, information systems security (ISS), and 24x7x365 support to mission-focused customer. In this mission we research, design, test, and implement all technologies involved in small data centers to include networking, hardware, software, storage, etc.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Provide network and IT engineering and integration support for various enterprise recapitalization efforts
  • Research, design, develop and implement modifications and upgrades to internal and external networks to include encryption and firewalls;
  • Research, design, develop and implement modifications and upgrades to the VMware virtual environment to include VMware Horizon;
  • Research, design, develop and implement modifications and upgrades to storage appliances;
  • Research and implement modifications to active directory, group policy, and DNS;
  • Research, design and implement modifications, upgrades, and patches to various Microsoft products;
  • Manage, monitor, and troubleshoot any of the above systems and technologies within the enterprise;
  • Monitor and run pre-made queries in various types of databases
  • Research, test, and update software to fix vulnerabilities, bugs, and user issues
  • Review logs and vulnerabilities, identify potential issues, and engineer solutions to remediate or mitigate these issues
  • Provide Tier 2/Tier 3 engineering support to remote teams on subjects such as networking, operating systems, data storage
  • Travel to remote sites when needed
  • Effectively communicate hardware and software issues with end users and customers
  • Create and update engineering\ echnical documentation


Basic Qualifications:
  • Experience in one of these areas: Networking, VMware, or Microsoft servers.
  • Ability to work independently and with teams to identify issues and research fixes
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new technologies
  • Be willing to travel to remote sites
  • Must currently possess an active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Requires BS degree Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required AND 8 years of prior relevant experience ; OR Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of relevant technical training and experience in lieu of degree


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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