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Job #: R-00022889
Location: Huntsville, AL
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: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Systems Engineer/Systems Integrator providing direct support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in Huntsville, Alabama. The successful candidate will be detail-oriented and able to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment with excellent communication skills to collaborate closely with customer and program personnel. This position is located in Huntsville, AL.

•Evaluate future technology integrations with respect to critical program information (CPI) protection requirements
•Assist in establishing appropriate program protections beyond the collateral security structure
•Assist in development of new special programs
•Help determine security classification of technical issues that arise
•Assist in the development of security classification guides

•Assist in the development of program protection plans

•Assist in the development of sensitive test plans for flight and ground testing

•Assist in responding to Congressional inquiries and senior OSD and Service briefings
•Support Director-level briefing development, integration, and coordination

•Draft technical meeting minutes for Director Program Reviews
•Develop briefings for senior customers, including congressional staffers, OSD, and budget briefings
•Assist in the review and development of annual report
•Collaborate closely with government and contractor personnel in team environment
•Provide technical indoctrinations to new personnel

Basic Qualifications

•BS in a relevant field and 8+ years of experience in systems engineering (requirements development, design, modeling, testing, integration) OR MS and 6+ years of systems engineering experience
•Military or government DoD experience
•DoD Top Secret clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI

Preferred Qualifications

•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•DoD Acquisition experience and/or previous Missile Defense experience

•Experience with the requirements development, design, modeling, testing, and integration of systems

•Experience working service or agency special programs and/or test activities and wargames
•Current DoD TS/SCI clearance

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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