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Job #: R-00022799
Location: Chantilly, VA
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

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Job Description:

The Systems Engineer position is in direct support of the enterprise Operations and Maintenance (O&M) team responsible for a very large and complex network infrastructure.  The position requires some knowledge of network engineering, requirements gathering, and assistance with strategy development. The candidate is expected to have some network administration knowledge, provide crypto support, patching (i.e. 3rd party apps, desktop, and server), and some knowledge of monitoring tools (i.e. SCOM and SolarWinds). The candidate will also need to have a basic understanding of virtual server configuration regarding high availability, cluster nodes, Hyper-V, and standalone.

Typical responsibilities include:

  • Author, review and edit documentation (i.e. CONOPS, SOPs, etc)
  • Work closely with other engineers to develop the best technical design and approach development and integration
  • Develop solutions where the solution is not always well defined but always considers the customer first.
  • Perform installations, upgrades, support and problem resolution for mainly Linux based operating systems.

This position requires a dynamic, innovative, self-starting problem solver. The candidate selected for this position will be someone who has the aptitude and enjoys tackling challenges which often haven't been solved anywhere else


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or similar field with 8+ years of experience; if no degree, additional experience in systems engineering or similar field
  • 4+ years of experience with Linux and/or Windows environments
  • Must have demonstrated experience with backup technologies like NetApp and Data Protection Management (DPM)  
  • Applied knowledge of networks and network administration
  • Applied knowledge of cloud services
  • 1+ years of experience coding in scripting languages (, Python, and/or PowerShell) and Java
  • Experience with installing/configuring Cisco network switches and routers
  • Occasional OCONUS and CONUS travel to sites for installation and maintenance

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience Azure

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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