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Job #: R-00022519
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a  Systems Engineer to support autonomous maritime projects’ systems/interface requirements definition, architecture design/development, systems integration, and/or test plan development/execution. They will be joining an existing team which has already successfully delivered for our customers. Successful engineers will focus on solving problems, connecting with other members of the team, and sharing responsibility for making our systems work. The team’s focus is on software and supporting hardware, including integration with hardware and sensors. This engineer may also coordinate with program-level systems engineers outside the development team to document traceability.

The engineer will collaborate within their team to achieve objectives in accordance with the system life cycle activities. Successful engineers will bring attention to detail and a focus on communication. The engineer must be capable of independent work requiring application and knowledge of systems engineering. Depending on the skills they bring to the table, the engineer will support tasks such as:

•            Software Requirements Specification development

•            System Level Definition (drawings and documentation)

•            Interface constraints and documentation

•            Control systems/software flow diagrams

•            IEEE Test Plan development and design of automated testing

•            Execution of test cases

•            Cybersecurity documentation


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an Engineering Discipline.
  • Experience with MS Visio, Enterprise Architect, Cameo, or other tools for modeling and construction of diagrams
  • Demonstrated ability to accomplish tasks as part of a team with limited supervision
  • Experience working in a team setting, either professionally or through activities
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.


Familiarity with one or more disciplines:

  • Software or systems testing
  • Software or systems requirements specifications
  • Ability to read software, including C++ or structured text
  • Familiarity with Programmable Logic Controllers
  • Cybersecurity
  • Basic familiarity with Linux

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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