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Job #: R-00028010
Location: Chantilly, VA
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/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The National Solutions Operation at Leidos has an opening for a Senior Systems Engineer to work in our Chantilly, VA office.  The position will define and develop Leidos solutions focused on Enterprise IT, Cyber, and Mission Software for the Intelligence Community with primary focus on NRO.   Day to day activities include providing innovative solutions to complex technical challenges through market definition, customer engagement,  architecture definition, and program capture for new business pursuits and surge support to existing programs.

Primary Responsibilities:
•    Provide Operation and Division level expertise aligned to Leidos Technical Core Competencies
•    Lead development of technical solutions for proposals
•    Communicate solutions to senior Leidos and customer management
•    Develop technical roadmaps and solutions aligned to customer strategy
•    Provide surge support to programs focused on complex technology issues
•    Mentor and coach technical staff
•    Review and assess vendor technology solutions
Required Education, Skills, and Experience:
•    Bachelor's Degree in engineering, IT, or related field with 15+ years-experience.   Advanced IT technical degree is preferred.
•    MUST possess a minimum 5+ years-experience implementing technical solutions for NRO
•    Minimum 10 years-experience leading technical teams
•    Minimum 5 years-experience associated with opportunity capture or new business acquisition

Clearance Requirement:   Active and in-scope TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required for consideration.   **Enhanced PTO benefits available for TS/SCI clearance! 

Preferred Qualifications:

•   Master’s Degree in engineering, IT or related field
•   Experience with multiple, large intelligence community customers  
•   ​Certification in one or more of the following is preferred and ideal:

  • ITIL
  • Cloud
  • Cyber Security
  • AWS / Azuze

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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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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