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Job #: R-00050611-OTHLOC-PL-2D2293
Location: Reston, US
Category: Systems Integration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Are you ready to join Leidos all-star team? Through training, teamwork, and exposure to challenging technical work, let Leidos show how to accelerate your career path. The Leidos Innovations Center has an exciting opening for you, our next System Engineer, to assist with the release of a state-of-the-art technology stack supporting a developing NMEC program working in Bethesda, MD or Reston, VA.

You will work closely with architects, systems engineers, software and data engineers, and data scientists on the following key tasks:
•    Coordination, and execution of systems engineering activities in support of data science team, such as feature/requirements analysis, design, implementation planning and documentation 
•    Coordinate, schedule and lead design sessions for feature developments related to data science team 
•    Act as the scrum master for a team of data scientists to clear hurdles in a fluid environment; implement short-term fixes; and scope, plan, and deploy long-term system improvements
•    Develop and maintain systems engineering documentation and diagrams/models working in coordination/collaboration with chief engineer and other SE team members
•    Perform systems engineering tasks within time-boxed (e.g. agile) sprints and releases. Support sprint and release planning activities as well as the creation of and/or input to work tickets (e.g. JIRA) and program/system documentation through the use of collaboration software (e.g. Confluence) 
•    Support and employ MBSE approach for systems planning, design, execution, and sustainment in coordination with the chief engineer and other SE team members
•    Help to define processes for technical platforms, system specifications, input/output and working parameters for hardware and/or software compatibility and dependency
•    Assist in establishing SE processes and tools to accomplish analysis, problem diagnosis and solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activities
•    Obtain solid understanding of software features in order to plan for current and upcoming releases 
•    Hold daily scrums and document minutes/actions/status with data science team
•    Participate in release planning, scrum of scrums, bug triage and other pertinent meetings
•    Report feature design and development status to PM staff and customer 
•    Communicate with customer on data science features and roadmap 
•    Assist with resolution of technical issues that adversely impact successful product delivery 
•    Assist with identifying and supporting external dependencies where needed

This is you:
•    BS in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, Data Analytics or related technical field with 10+ years in software development, system engineering or related field. 8+ years of experience with Master’s degree or 4 additional years of experience in lieu of degree
•    Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance
•    At least 5+ years’ experience working as a systems engineer
•    Experience as a team lead or scrum master
•    Experience supporting big data applications
•    Experience with data analytics and building dashboards
•    Experience/knowledge of key Agile processes and techniques
•    Experience with facilitating scrum for the team (Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo)
•    Experience with Gitlab (workflow), JIRA, and Confluence
•    Ability to track and produce key metrics 
•    Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience 
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Ability to create reports and slide decks for customer presentations
•    Ability to multi-task and work in a dynamic, fast-pace environment
•    Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning, coordination, and task execution 
•    Familiarity with a MBSE approach and tools or experience with framework/approach similar to MBSE

You will wow us even more if you have these skills:
•    Software development/coding experience with programming languages such as Python, Java, and React
•    Experience with Elastic Search or other  database systems
•    Experience with search engines, model view controller (MVC); web applications 
•    Experience in a Linux Red Hat and Centos environment
•    Scaled Agile Framework certification (SAFe Agilist or other)
•    Experience with tools such as Atlassian, Jira, and Confluence

More about the program:
The DOMEX Data Discovery Platform (D3P) program is a next generation machine learning pipeline platform that will provide cutting edge data enrichment, triage, and analytics capabilities to Defense and Intelligence Community members.  D3P will advance the state of the art in mission-focused big data analytics tools and micro-service development spanning the breadth of Agile sprints to multiyear research and development cycles.  

External Referral Eligible

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Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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