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Job #: R-00021502
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a senior systems engineer to support a challenging new opportunity.  This scientist will oversee all aspects of the systems engineering effort, which includes collaborating with a small team of scientists and engineers, engaging with key stakeholders, and communicating findings.  The candidate must have an extensive background in Navy C4ISR systems, SIGINT, and real-time data management and storage. The candidate will analyze and develop plans and designs for C4I systems capabilities and develop integration and implementation plans and schedules as well as evaluate and make recommendations concerning Commercial and Government Off the Shelf (COTS/GOTS) hardware and software applications.  The candidate will monitor the status of projects, prepare milestone reports, and present status reports to program managers and client staff.  The chosen individual will provide technical and administrative support for systems installation, testing, administration, maintenance, and programming, as well as provide operation and maintenance support of C4I systems to include system administration, troubleshooting and repair of existing systems and/or networks.  The candidate will provide support to install and upgrade C4I architectures as directed by the customer.

Primary Responsibilities
- Become a subject matter expert on current and future Navy SIGNIT/IO systems.
- Have a solid knowledge of network protocols, Windows, Linux, and UNIX operating systems
- Possess state-of-the-art knowledge of World Wide Web, Intelink, and intranet technology, processes, and applications
- Possess current knowledge of DoD Information Security Policies and Programs for COMPUSEC and INFOSEC, multi-level security, and emerging information warfare concepts
- Have an understanding of military operations, organizations, and operational information requirements
- Must possess good written and oral communication skills, be customer service oriented, and possess project management skills
- Demonstrate an ability to methodically and proactively analyze problems and identify solutions

Basic Qualifications
- Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or a related technical field (Master’s preferred)
- More than 8 years’ experience in C4I related activities
- TS/SCI Clearance required
- 10+ years of experience with Navy SIGINT/IO systems
- DoD 8570.01 IAT Level II – Security +
- Self-motivated with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications
-MCSE certification highly desired


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


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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