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Job #: R-00038770
Location: Lynnwood, WA
Category: Consult Emp
Schedule (FT/PT): Part 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:

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a highly capable and experienced Systems Engineer to join the team to support a variety of programs requiring development and integration payloads and related support equipment in undersea platforms and infrastructure. Projects require development and integration of payloads and support equipment with AUV, submarine, and surface ship hosts, and may include but are not limited to sensors and data acquisition electronics, handling systems, support and special test equipment, system control and monitoring electronics, etc. Efforts require compliance with Navy certification requirements for operation on submarine and surface ship platforms, and may include training and O&M support, and associated documentation for operational Navy cadres. Projects typically result in fully operational systems to support a US Navy missions. This individual may also provide general systems engineering & integration support to other maritime programs with requirements for complex ocean engineering systems resulting in prototype, LRIP, and production systems.

Duties include:

  •         Requirements management, derivation, allocation, and verification
  •         Oversees system development, integration, factory test, field test, system verification and validation, and transition to operation
  •         Coordinates with key subcontractors and outsourced subsystems and components
  •         Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. 
  •         Participates in customer reviews and prepares deliverable reports and specifications in accordance with NAVSEA requirements.
  •         Works to influence project/team leaders regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.
  •         Develops solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact multiple area or disciplines.
  •         Regularly employs ingenuity and creativity to develop new technical solutions and systems in order to achieve functional objectives.

Education & Experience: 

  •         BS degree and minimum 15 years of prior relevant experience
  •         Experience with Naval, maritime, and/or military system definition, development, delivery, and operational support.
  •         Ability to plan, prioritize and organize work without close supervision


Desired Experience:

  •         Familiarity with SysML modeling with IBM Rational and/or No Magic systems engineering tools or equivalent is desired. 
  •         Active Secret Clearance or above.
  •         Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance and pass a counter-intelligence polygraph.

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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