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Job #: R-00053177-OTHLOC-PL-2D0394
Location: Camp Springs, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for a versatile Systems Engineer to support system development, operations, and maintenance for a U.S. Army customer in the National Capital Region. 

Position is located in Alexandria, VA and requires an active DoD secret clearance.

Job Summary

The system, used to audio/video record and store data, is transitioning between the current system and the next generation system.  The systems engineer will support operations and maintenance of the current system as well as support development and deployment of the next generation system.  In addition, support is needed to transition to the next generation system for operations and training and provide ongoing support to end users both INCONUS and OCONUS. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain legacy system and support development of next generation system.

  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot systems using Linux, Windows, VMWare, and SQL.

  • Implement code fixes to integrated software and perform unit and integration testing.

  • Develop deployment strategies and schedule for software and system upgrades including transition from legacy to next generation software.

  • Provide support to local Government site for installation, testing, and demonstration tasks. 

  • Participate in site survey activities and recommend installation solutions to support end user requirements.

  • Make recommendations for system hardware upgrades.

  • Support CONUS and OCONUS locations for software and system maintenance.  Provide technical “reach-back” support responding to problems reported by end users and coordinating with operators and engineering team to resolve issues. 

  • Support information assurance tasks including ATO accreditation requirements; required updates to maintain compliance as system changes are made; reviewing STIGs and tracking and resolving open findings; and applying routine operating system and application updates to address system vulnerabilities. 

  • Support documentation development for technical and operational users.

  • Creatively problem solve; conduct research to resolve issues or evaluate proposed solutions; resolve issues with application of different tools. 

  • Bring best practice engineering practices to team performance.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum Secret clearance with ability to qualify for TS/SCI

  • BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Versatile skillset with breadth across operating systems, networking, hardware/software maintenance, and customer support. 

  • Operating Systems:  Linux, Windows, VMWare

  • Scripting:  AutoIt, Bash, Perl

  • Programming:  familiarity with C, BASIC, HTML, XML, JavaScript, CSS

  • Database:  SQLite

  • Windows Command Interpreter (CMD) 

  • Tools:  Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket

  • Encryption:  AESCrypt

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security+ certification

  • Familiarity with audio/video recording technologies

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

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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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