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Job #: R-00028164
Location: San Diego, CA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Mission Systems Integration Division currently has an opening for a Sr. Systems Engineer (SE) to support autonomous maritime projects’ systems/interface requirements definition and management, architecture design/development and Systems Integration. The successful candidate will have a background in Navy or commercial ship systems and operations.

The Sr. SE provides support to the Lead Systems Engineer to achieve objectives in accordance with the system life cycle activities.  The SE must be capable of independent work requiring application and knowledge of systems engineering and be capable of performing the following:

  • Requirements Development/Management
  • System Specification Development
  • CONOPS/Use Case Development
  • Integration of sensors, networks and/or communications systems
  • Interface constraints and documentation
  • Unmanned Control systems
  • Open Architecture Concepts
  • Engineering design and development support, data collection and processing tasks
  • Experience in Visio, MS Office products, Cameo MagicDraw or other MBSE tool
  • Working knowledge/implementation of department of defense and military standards for system environmental requirements, test, and definition and documentation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active Secret
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in an Engineering Discipline
  • Minimum of 8 years of engineering experience with at least two of these years in a systems engineering or program manager role
  • Proficient with MS Office products
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills
  • Expert interpersonal skills when working as part of a team and capable of working independently when required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Science or Engineering Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Discipline
  • Previous engineering experience working on Naval efforts
  • Experience in development/documentation of system/subsystems in a modeling tool using SysML

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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