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Job #: R-00020444
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Leidos Civil is seeking a Systems Engineer to join our Aviation Lab Engineering Group.

This is an opportunity to join the leading provider of air traffic control systems guiding the world’s air traffic managing 43,000+ flights for 2.5 million passengers per day.

Primary Responsibilities

The Lab Engineering Systems Engineer areas of responsibility include:

  • Assist team in the creation of technical solutions that meet the requirements for Aviation system components used in development and testing environments including hardware/software products, system component integration, and system configurations.
  • Create and manage scripting tools to in managing the Aviation lab baselines ensuring standard hardware/software/network components are optimized and operating per technical requirements.
  • Assist with system installations, system configurations and on-going maintenance.
  • Effectively respond and resolve to user technical issues ranging from user account help to more complex system debugging.  
  • Support problem troubleshooting and resolution, as well as root cause analysis. Support technical planning at the program and change control level.
  • Extract requirements from customers and understand technical and business impact of those requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in a related discipline with 1+ year of professional experience. Entry Level
  • Knowledge of computer operating systems, hardware, and software.
  • Linux, Cloud and Virtualization experience
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks simultaneously. 
  • Ability to clearly explain lab system concepts and related problems. 
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Team oriented individual with well-developed communication skills
  • Your GPA needs to be included on your application and resume.

    US Citizenship Requirements

    Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the FAA customer.

Preferred Qualifications

RedHat, NetApp, VMware and AWS experience.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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