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Job #: R-00024946
Location: Fort Belvoir, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring an Engineer to provide direct support to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) SAPCO element in Ft. Belvoir, VA.  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.

An active TS clearance is required; candidate must be eligible for a TS/SCI. 

Primary Responsibilities

Review program requirements, specs, test plans, and program plans to design security solutions for the successful development, testing, and fielding of missile defense capabilities

Provide technical and security oversight for agency/directorate special program design, planning and management by guiding and implementing strategies to meet program needs/special demands crucial for effective program protection.   

Discover information protection needs for missile defense sensor, interceptor, computer, and communications systems, and define system security requirements for these systems.  Develop fully integrated system security architectures consistent with system technical performance and support the implementation

of security designs.  Help determine security classification of technical issues as they arise.

Evaluate future technology integration with respect to critical program information (CPI) protection requirements.  Support horizontal protection studies and analyses to determine the value of specific classified technologies and ensure classifications are consistent with other department, agency, and directorate programs and elements.

Develop and implement directorate special security policies, procedures, standards, training, and methods to identify and protect directorate sensitive information, personnel, property, facilities, operations, or material from unauthorized disclosure, misuse, theft, assault, vandalism, espionage, sabotage, or loss.  

Assist in establishing appropriate program protections beyond the collateral security structure and in development of new special programs.

Determine and/or execute special security actions for a wide range of assignments, such as: developing Program Protection Plans, Sensitive Test Plans, Security Classification Guides, Standard Operating Procedures, and Operational tactics/techniques in implementing special program protection.

Provide advice on the design and execution of sensitive ground testing (digital, HWIL) and flight testing

Develop technical and budget briefings for agency senior leadership, including congressional staffers, and the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).  Assist in responding to Congressional inquiries and senior OSD and Service briefings.

Support development of quarterly agency Director Program Review briefings.  Support Director-level briefing coordination.

Draft and coordinate agency Program Annual Reports and briefings for senior leadership and congressional actions/responses.  Assist in the review and development of special program annual report submissions.

Collaborate closely with government and agency contractor personnel in team environment; participate in team meetings.  Provide technical indoctrinations to new personnel.
 

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university in science/engineering with 5 years of engineering experience.
Military or government DoD experience.
Currently possess an active DoD Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

Excellent written and oral communication skills.
2+ years DoD Acquisition experience and/or previous Army, Navy, Air Force, Missile Defense experience.
Experience working service or agency special programs.
Current DoD TS/SCI clearance.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

About Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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