The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Senior Systems Engineer. Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Senior Systems Engineer will support a program that provides engineering and installation services to improve, enhance and optimize performance of multiple networks, devices and capabilities maintained by NORAD & USNORTHCOM.
This position will report directly to the Network Engineering and Installation Lead.
Provide persuasive viewpoints and knowledge of networks to drive acceptance of updated practices/concepts and reach consensus on approaches/strategies.
Uses in-depth knowledge and understanding of networks to create new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of customer operations.
Leads and manages system engineering efforts of other technical staff that has direct impact on project outcomes.
Researches and resolves complex issues by applying technical experience through a logical troubleshooting approach.
Develops solutions that are very foward thinking having been achieved through research and use of proven practices.
Requires ability to communicate with customer and program management leadership regarding initiatives and solutions for various projects.
Involved in the development of solutions that impact important project/program goals and outcomes.
Bachelors with 8+ years relevant experience or a Masters with 6+ years of relevant experience, additional years of applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Sec + and one OS cert - could be either MCSE, MCSA, MCP, Server +. Must be 2012 or later.
Must have current DoD Secret clearance with ability to gain TS/SCI clearance.
Expertise with two or more of the following: cloud technologies, cyber security, systems engineering, project management.
General understanding of network topologies, both transport and IT.
VDI Design, Implementation (Best Practices)
Scripting / automation skills to increase system efficiency while reducing human intervention time on tasks
F5 Load Balancer Experience
Server Design / Application Experience (Best Practices)
Bachelor's or Master’s degree in communications or cyber associated field.
ITIL Foundations Certification.
Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills.
Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts.
Familiar with VMWare, Dat Center virtualization, switching and routing technologies, firewalls, Logs/Dashboards, ACAS, HBSS and other common industry Cyber Security tools.
Familiarization of NORAD/USNORTHCOM missions and DOD regulations and directives.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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