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Job #: R-00036730
Location: Stuttgart
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:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Team has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Infrastructure Systems Engineer.   This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, USEUCOM located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This position requires OCONUS travel. 


The System Engineer (SE) will be responsible for supporting systems and applications on a geographically dispersed Enterprise network with multiple types of servers and server applications. The SE will be directly responsible for the effective and efficient operation and interconnectivity of a Department of Defense Enterprise Applications and will execute the actions required to correct deficiencies or shortcomings and to improve system performance and efficiency.

The SE will be responsible for performing and overseeing the management of system administrator functions supporting a global infrastructure, to include Microsoft platforms and services, Linux platforms and appliances, and virtualization technologies.  The selected candidate will provide engineering designs, builds, and escalation support for EUCOM offered services. Perform engineering functions found in the service design domain and provide escalated support to incident management. Support engineering efforts to design, build, test, integrate, transition, implement, document, and train when transitioned to IT Operations Management. They analyze and make recommendations for hardware and software standardization.

The SE will provide senior level knowledge and Tier 3 support to the customer and their components to include Tier 3 infrastructure, design, implementation, troubleshooting, and support that builds, configures, and administers several hundred servers in their area of operation.  Additionally, the SE will provide remote support and/or travel to customer servers and sites as required. 

The System Engineer will recommend best-practice solutions for server technologies. They provide end-to-end monitoring of application performance and availability. Provide technical leadership and cross-training to peers in areas of expertise. Act as a resource to team members, participates in team and professional meetings. Coaches and provides input as to the needs of Infrastructure staff. Provide 3rd line technical support as needed. The ideal candidate will have experience and a strong engineering background in Design, Migration and Implementation.

The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.  The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

Required Qualifications:

  • BA/BS and 5-8 years overall experience to include 3+ years recent specialized experience.
  • Must hold an active Secret Clearance
  • Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must hold current DoD 8570 IAT II certification (Security+ or equivalent)
  • MCSE, RHCSA, VCP, or similar computer certification
  • Must be willing/able to work OCONUS for minimum of one year
  • 5+ years of experience in Systems Engineering work with demonstrated increased responsibility
  • Expert level experience as a system administration of Microsoft and/or Linux platforms and Virtual Infrastructure technologies
  • Experience integrating, testing, and deploying new systems and software following System Engineering principles
  • Experience and a strong engineering background in Microsoft Active Directory Design and Domain Name Services (DNS)
  • Experience with HBSS configuration and troubleshooting
  • Effective communications throughout all levels of operational command
  • Experience supporting Command Post of the Future concepts and configurations
  • Ability to document system process and architecture

Preferred Qualifications:

  • ITIL v3 – Foundation
  • Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files
  • Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
  • Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards
  • Documentation experience using Microsoft Visio or similar products.
  • Experience with DoD IT security requirements


External Referral Bonus:


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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