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Job #: R-00026047
Location: Manassas, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but also change the world. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; tuition reimbursement and more. 

Airborne Solutions within the Defense Group has a dynamic job opportunity for a Junior Level, Systems Engineer supporting the ARL-E program located in Manassas, VA. ARL-E is a multi-year program supporting the U.S. Army. In this role, you will be part of a team responsible for the design, development, integration, documentation, and testing of multiple hardware and software components and subsystems for an Airborne ISR system.  You will participate in the development lifecycle such as requirements analysis and management (using DOORS); documentation, CDRL tracking, system component management, design, development, and test and evaluation of the hardware and software components developed and delivered as part of the AISR program.

Primary Responsibilities

-Provide mid-level systems engineering support

-Manage and maintain the program Master Component List

-Participate in developing products in support of Preliminary Design Review and the Critical Design Reviews in preparation for system design acceptance

-Apply knowledge of concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments

-Participate in analysis related to the design, development, reliability growth, and integration of the ISR system

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.

-A DoD clearance is NOT required to start, however, a final Top Secret/SCI is required

-Requires a related Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience; additional years of experience required in lieu of a degree.

-Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Systems Engineering role

-Knowledge of the Systems Engineering lifecycle

-Ability to apply System Engineering principles/process 

-Possess strong problem-solving, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills

-Be capable of working independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision

-Strong communication skills to interface with internal and external customers

-Knowledge and experience with SharePoint

-Experience using MS Visio

-10% CONUS Travel required

Preferred Qualifications

-Active TS/SCI clearance

-Experience analyzing, writing, and updating technical documentation

-Broad technology experience in systems engineering, requirements tracking (experience with DOORS preferred).

-Familiarity with DOD Architecture Foundation (DODAF).



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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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