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Job #: R-00016790
Location: Columbia, 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 Requisition:

Senior System Engineer

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

Provide analysis and generate analytic reports for modern digital/optical telecommunications systems.
Generate component/system specifications as well as identify solutions.
Incorporate knowledge of internet communications including metadata, protocols, addressing, and routing
Development and testing of various types of components or systems that use digital communications signals.
What you will like about this position:  

Work in a small, integrated team environment, focused on innovating and driving solutions to meet current and future mission needs.  

Basic Qualifications
•    Experienced in Advanced Protocols including Open Transport Network (OTN and Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN).
•    Experience designing and developing large-scale systems containing multiple subsystems.
•    Experience integrating, installing, configuring, and optimizing HW & SW solutions into an overall system architecture.
•    Experience in packet switching systems networks.
•    Experience with various standards associated with 2G/3G/4G systems.
•    Experienced with telephony switching system networks.
•    Experience shall focus on all aspects of systems engineering acquisitions, requirements, development, and training.
•    Fourteen (14) years of experience as a Systems Engineer.
•    Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management or related discipline     from an accredited college or university.
•    Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in a customer facing environment

Desired Skills (if any)
Strong communication skills
Experience with developing simple web interfaces (HTML/CSS/JavaScript) for testing and prototype evaluation 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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