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Job #: R-00016439
Location: Long Beach, MS
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Systems Engineer

Job Description:

Job Description

The Leidos Defense group develops and deploys advanced technology solutions that address existing and emerging maritime missions of national importance for a broad range of customers across the Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, other governmental agencies and commercial clients. Leidos is currently seeking a qualified, experienced Systems Engineer (SE) to support various US Navy and US Air Force programs in Long Beach, MS.

Primary Responsibilities

The Systems Engineer will provide support to the Lead SE to achieve objectives in accordance with system life cycle activities to include the following:

  • CONOPS/Use Case Development
  • Requirements derivation, allocation, and traceability
  • Engineering design and development support, data collection and processing tasks
  • Test planning
  • Risk assessment
  • System Verification and Validation
  • Generation of program documentation 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant engineering field
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools, to include: Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Familiarity with production programs
  • Experience with requirements development, traceability, and verification
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Secret Security Clearance is highly preferred
  • 1-2 years of work experience in industry or as an engineering co-op student
  • Prior DoD experience (US Navy and USAF)
  • Industrial engineering / manufacturing experience
  • At Sea Deployment experience
  • Modeling Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) familiarity
  • Quality Assurance / Quality Control familiarity
  • Configuration Management familiarity

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


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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