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Job #: R-00061185
Location: Ashburn, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intel Group supporting the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has an excellent opportunity under their TVPS contract for a talented Systems Engineer. At TPVS we led technical expertise and our proven Leidos’ IT Support Services, we help our customer align the core capabilities of process, organization, information and technology to run smooth operations and stable applications across the enterprise.

If you are a Systems Engineer, Developer or Performance Management expert with AppDynamics experience and are seeking an established, solid company to work with, consider a career at Leidos Corporation.

We are looking for an AppDynamics Engineer with ability to ensure successful adoption of AppDynamics technologies throughout the software application lifecycle to provide real-time analytics which help our customers proactively avoid performance issues and to rapidly diagnose and resolve problems should they occur. The System Engineer will be responsible for AppDynamics architecture, design, implementation and sustainability, delivering quality product and superior services. 

Job Responsibilities:
•Build and enhance dashboards, reports and alerts to meet customer requirements
•Provide technical leadership on project best practices, design and process approach.
•Act as a subject matter expert in AppDynamics. 
•Consult with customers to gather requirements and translate that into solutions.
•Analyze performance data and assist with performance troubleshooting / tuning of customer applications, architecture, procedures and practices.
•Deploy, administer, configure and maintain AppDynamics technology.
•Help customers troubleshoot, profile, and predict application performance issues
•Mentor and train customers on AppDynamics technology and best practices

Required Skills:
•Extensive technical IT experience that includes:
-IT Operations and Application Support
-Good soft skills (written/verbal) and good in front of customers
-Excellent communication and conflict resolution skills, and the desire to work with customer stakeholders on a day-to-day basis
-Proven written communication and documentation skills
-Self-starter, prioritizing on getting the right tasks done first with little supervision

Desired Qualifications:
•AppDynamics Certification(ACIP)

•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 8 to 12 years of prior relevent experience OR 6 to 10 years or prior relevant experience with a Masters Degree; or equivalent experience/ combination of education and experience.
•We are looking for experience in the following:
- Experience analyzing and detecting problems within an application and providing rapid response to mitigate critical issues and provide recommendations to prevent issues in the future.
- Experience working on performance monitoring tool alerts, dashboards and data trend analysis using an enterprise monitoring tool(s)
- Experience recommending baseline monitoring thresholds and recommend performance monitoring KPI's and SLA's
- Develop Splunk dashboards with visual metrics for stakeholders

Clearance: Qualified candidates will hold either an active CBP Full BI OR active Top Secret security clearance.

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


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, 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

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