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Job #: R-00051874
Location: NA, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:


Leidos has an opening for a Systems Engineer to support the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) End User Services (EUS) program. The Systems Engineer will be a member of the Systems Engineering team responsible for special projects including the troubleshooting, design, migration, implementation, enhancement, and optimization of LAN/WAN devices or products and desktop infrastructures. 

The candidate will be skilled in Windows 10 endpoint management, Microsoft SCCM/MECM to include packaging, Windows Server/Active Directory, and data communications technologies. This role requires the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.  The ideal candidate will have the ability to quickly understand and resolve customer problems. The candidate must have excellent communication skills and the ability to effectively interface with and present to customers and Management.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Leading or participating in technical teams to evaluate, design, and implement the rollout of new or upgraded technologies including cloud-based, mobile, and security systems

  • Developing system design architecture and documentation

  • Authoring white papers and trade studies

  • Developing patch management solutions for distributed and remote user communities

  • Developing solutions to technical problems requiring deep technical knowledge.

  • Endpoint troubleshooting and management and remote application deployment, scripting, and solution development

  • Leading or participating in technical teams to rollout or upgrade enterprise applications

  • Troubleshooting IT systems (servers, data communications, security appliances, and end-user systems) at Tier-2 and Tier-3 levels

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering/development, computer science, information technology, and 4 years of progressive IT experience focusing on systems engineering, design, implementation, enhancement and optimization of LAN/WAN devices, products and desktop infrastructure. An additional 4 years of experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree. A Master's degree and 2 years' relevant experience will also be considered.

  • Demonstrated technical expertise and the ability to apply engineering principles, concepts, theory, and practice

  • The ability to organize, plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate workloads to meet established deadlines or milestones

  • The ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them accurately throughout an evolving environment

  • Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interface with government staff, managers, and colleagues

  • Experience providing O&M support to complex, mission-critical systems

  • Experience working independently to troubleshoot and correct operational issues

  • Demonstrated experience configuring, designing, implementing and troubleshooting the following technologies:

    • SCCM/MECM/SCCM in the Cloud

    • Windows 10 Endpoint Management and Disk Imaging

    • Application Deployment & Patch Management

    • PowerShell/Batch Scripting/Win32 Installer

    • Windows Server 2012 & 2016 Admin, Active Directory, GPOs

    • Hands on experience with the implementation and use of network monitoring, fault management and performance analysis tools

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with data center infrastructure and exposure to routers and switches

  • Familiarity with network security concepts, best practices and technologies

  • Familiarity  with Virtualization Platforms (Nutanix, VMWare/vCenter)

  • Experience with network/systems/application monitoring tools

  • Exposure to Cloud Platforms – Azure / AWS

  • Experience working on US Government projects

Must be able to pass a HUD Public Trust background investigation. Due to contract requirements, U.S. Citizenship or U.S. Permanent Residence status is required.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00


About 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 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

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