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Job #: R-00021354
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The NISC III program within the Civil group at Leidos is seeking a Systems Engineer with expertise in Software Development Life-cycle, Earned Value Management, and Configuration Management.

In this role you will provide advanced technical planning and system integration design duties for a data analysis and collaboration system.

Collaborates on the development of an overall enterprise integrated system design.

Designs complex information systems describing and defining the flow of information among users, interfaces between programs, interactions, and key data structures.

Apply extensive technical expertise within the domain of system engineering, and has full knowledge of other related disciplines.

Specific job duties are as follows:

  • Responsible for developing system engineering Software Development Life-cycle (SDLC) documents for a knowledge sharing application. 
  • Interface with customer to understand and document system functional requirements.
  • Converting customer requirements into detailed, functional, and technical requirements. 
  • Develop system engineering System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) artifacts, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS), diagrams and other documentation as required. 
  • Track the system from post-award until the design and development stages are complete. 
  • Use your good communication and writing skills and be able to clearly explain technical details and issues to non-technical individuals.

Basic Qualifications

  • Normally requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Additional relevant work experience may be used to off-set not having a degree at the hiring manager's discretion.
  • May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience pertaining to Earned Value Management and Configuration Management.
  • Experience as a government development contractor for information technology projects.
  • Familiarity with Cloud based development and deployment, especially if Amazon Web Services.
  • Familiarity with the JIRA toolset. 
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology, beneficial but not essential.
  • Familiarity with the FAA Joint Resources Council processes and requirements and Acquisition Management System (AMS) beneficial, but not essential.
  • Familiarity with coordinating with winning contracting vendor in the design of final product based on established requirements.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Systems Engineering

About Leidos

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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