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Job #: R-00058706-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking to hire a Lead Systems Engineer lead to manage an SE/Architecture team. The qualified candidate will work hand-in-hand with technical and program management leadership along with various external stakeholders, to help design and implement the next generation desktop and web based production and dissemination system. This position will require experience across multiple System Engineering and architecture domains with a focus on standing up and maintaining cloud environments, and the deployment of custom code, COTS, and GOTS to those environments with a Geospatial focus.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

This position involves leading systems engineering activities that support building and delivering new and innovative systems to implement analytics, exploitation, production and dissemination using web, remote desktop, and cloud technologies. Duties will include managing the SE/Arch team made up of senior engineers and architects who drive all technical aspects of the program and work with all internal teams as well as external development teams and customers (both management and engineering). The candidate will develop the team backlog, write features/stories/acceptance criteria, facilitate SAFe/Agile ceremonies such as planning sessions and daily scrums, coordinate technical exchange meetings, and drive improvements to the program.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience with cloud/Amazon Web services (AWS)
  • Experience with Windows and Linux
  • Experience with System (hardware, software and networking) Design and Architecture.
  • Understanding of agile SW development methodologies
  • Experience developing a backlog and technical roadmap
  • Experience as a scrum master, product owner, systems engineer or architect
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to brief stakeholders at all levels
  • Requires BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 + years of prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
  • Must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active TS/SCI with a Polygraph
  • DD8570 compliance
  • Experience with GIS, specifically ESRI ArcGIS systems along with other technologies such as WMS, WFS, KML
  • Experience with various AWS capabilities and services
  • Experience writing, maintaining, and describing architecture diagrams
  • Technical certifications including Microsoft and/or AWS

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

5000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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 www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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