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Job #: R-00035706-OTHLOC-PL-2D2521
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient.

Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking a Sr. Systems Engineer Lead to join a growing Development and Engineering team working on multiple information systems in a high-demand setting ensuring the uninterrupted and secure day to day operation of the NOAA cyber security program. For this position, the individual will serve as team lead for the Engineering team. The team lead assigns tasks to the team members as determined by the ongoing projects and activities, operational support needs, engineering needs, and programmatic needs, and collaborates with other leads on the program to ensure that the larger program goals are being met. The Systems Engineer will provide continuous review and recommendations on Continuous Process Improvement (CPI) activities relative to engineering and test. As needed the team lead will perform the same responsibilities defined for individual team members.The team shall consist of members with skills in system engineering, technical expertise, and quality/test engineering.   Team Members matrix across project teams to ensure that engineering support is provided during the System Design Life Cycle phases of projects. They will also develop system engineering and test management plans, engineering templates and associated processes. The Systems Engineer reports to the Chief Security Architect.

Specific roles and responsibilities for the Systems Engineer Lead position includes but not limited to the following:

  • Lead team of Requirements Engineers, SMEs, System Administrators, and Test Engineers
  • Manage technical requirements baseline, provides system engineering resources to project and activity teams, and maintains the engineering work product templates
  • Serves as liaison between technology and business end-users
  • Provide proposal support and write white papers that document evaluation activities and recommendations for technology insertion
  • Consults with customers to develop process workflows reflecting business process requirements
  • Verifies solutions align with requirements
  • Conducts reviews to ensure that requirement specifications are correctly interpreted
  • Communicates changes, enhancements, and modifications to project managers, sponsors and other stakeholders
  • Supports the management of engineering work products
  • Support Change Management process
  • Manage cost accounts

Basic Requirements:

  • Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience
  • Team leadership experience associated with Engineering
  • Experience with and knowledge of the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC)
  • Proficient in requirements analysis and design methodologies; documentation standards; configuration management; IT test and evaluation requirements; real-time operating systems
  • Experience with creating engineering documents, metrics, processes, templates and training materials.
  • Experience in supporting IT projects and working knowledge of Engineering Processes and Best Practices
  • Program metrics experience
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving abilities as well as attention to detail
  • Must possess strong interpersonal and information gathering skills and the ability to relate well to others at all levels throughout the organization
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and successfully manage competing/changing priorities
  • Requires ability to obtain a Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Certification in System Engineering of ITIL
  • Demonstrated experience in cyber security design, engineering and operations
  • Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations
  • Knowledge of NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents

Job Type:

  • Full-Time

Work Location:

  • Primary: Fairmont, WV; Silver Spring , MD; Boulder CO
  • Remote Telework Possibilities
  • Occasional travel is required (less than 10%)

Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have at a minimum a Secret clearance or be able to obtain clearance before starting position

Driven by our talented workforce, the Federal Energy, Environment and Commerce Operation builds trust through an array of energy-related IT, environmental science and engineering solutions to meet our customers’ needs.

Key Capabilities:

Leidos is growing! Connect with us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting External Referral Program, and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the “World's Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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