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Job #: R-00064364-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000.00
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions.  We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute’s “World's Most Ethical Companies.”

The Leidos Defense Group has a dynamic opportunity for a *Senior Level Systems Engineer with experience in Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) to support the Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) located in Beavercreek, OH. In this role, you will use MBSE tools and methodologies to explore how future Autonomous Air Vehicles will serve as force multipliers within air combat scenarios.

*Can be 100% remote

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Utilize your proficiency in Cameo Systems Modeler (CSM) to create new and revise existing system models, to include logical, physical, and functional views at various abstraction layers.
  • As an expert in CSM, you’ll capture, decompose, and trace system level requirements.
  • Use your expertise in CSM to analyze, define, and refine architectures, and interfaces.
  • Use your knowledge and proficiency in CSM to communicate system structure and behavior.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with Government stakeholders, architecture, experimentation, development, implementation, integration, and test team members.
  • Conduct trade studies to support the design, development, and assessment of advanced autonomous airborne technologies.
  • Develop reports and presentations which highlight the effectiveness of autonomous technologies in air combat settings.

Job Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the following knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Computer Science with a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience, or a Master’s degree with a minimum of 6 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience in systems engineering, specifically architecture capture, requirements definition, and trade-off analysis.
  • Experience with the Object Management Group (OMG) Systems Modeling Language (SysML).
  • Experience with MagicDraw or Cameo Systems Modeler (CSM).
  • 10% CONUS travel required.

Security Clearance Requirement

  • A security clearance is not required to start. If you do not have a current clearance, you will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for a DoD Secret level.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Candidates with the following desired knowledge, skills, and abilities will be given preferential consideration

  • Experience with military aerospace development programs, particularly UAVs.
  • A current DoD Secret clearance
  • Experience with Command and Control (C2) architecture development for UAVs.
  • Understanding of military CONOPS and DODAF/UAF/UPDM viewpoints.
  • Experience with enterprise-wide Digital Engineering transformation and implementation.
  • Experience with MBSE methodologies, such as MagicGrid.
  • Experience with Agile development methods, including Scrum and Kanban
  • Experience with Agile collaboration tools, specifically Atlassian Jira and Confluence.
  • Experience with automated report generation, specifically MagicDraw/CSM Report Wizard User Interface or Apache Velocity Template Language (VTL).
  • Experience with executing model simulations and validating system functionality or performance, specifically Cameo Simulation Toolkit.



External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00


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

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