Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Leidos offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.
We are seeking a Systems Engineer looking to advance your skillset and work with our team to coordinate and manage the delivery of innovative solutions for our customers. You will work in a fast-paced and diverse environment, and you will have a management team that encourages your career development and growth. In this role, you will continue to hone your technical skills while gaining many intangible skills, such as project schedule, process auditing and risk management, critical thinking and problem solving, the ability to communicate complicated problems in a concise manner, as well as solve complex problems.
Provide hands-on technical expertise, working on all aspects of systems hardware and software, providing support to customers.
Work with the team and customers to gather and analyze customer requirements then design solutions to meet those requirements.
Evaluate solutions being provided to the customer advising the team on alternatives when needed.
Perform functional and business requirements analysis, IT applications analysis and IT infrastructure analysis to create and present to our customers selected Course of Action (COA) recommendations.
Create, track, plan, organize, review and assist with and coordinate the completion of projects ensuring these projects are on time, and within scope of the requirements to successfully deliver all elements of the project.
Recognizes, diagnoses, researches and resolves system and design concerns.
Provide leadership and customers with updates, status of projects, while communicating assessments and risks to customer and Leidos program team.
Coordinate customer meetings, assessments and reporting activities.
Participate in the Project Review meetings with the leadership and our customers.
Manage and track all Statement of Work (SOW) deliverables and artifacts to be delivered to the customer.
Create, document, and establish organization policies, standards, and operating procedures.
Help Senior Project Manager manage cost / time / scope metrics.
Responsible to capture weekly program status to draft weekly reports for customer and program.
The ideal candidate for this position will be highly effective at accomplishing the above tasks while also implementing creative solutions to unexpected situations that may arise. This candidate must be highly proficient at managing multiple tasks at once and communicating progress to achieve expected deadlines. Additionally, this candidate will have a keen sense for process improvements and act as a self-starter to implement these changes. Maintaining active communication with team members to efficiently accomplish tasks and receiving real-time feedback to implement effectively are vital to this role; therefore, strong verbal and written communication skills are critical. A successful Systems Engineer Project Coordinator will actively build professional relationships with internal and external customers.
Requires BS degree with 4+ years prior experience or Masters with 2+ years prior experience or additional relevant work experience in lieu of degree.
Current Security+ CE (or equivalent certification)
Should have relevant vendor certification such as Microsoft Server (or equivalent) or Linux+ certification.
Windows or Linux Systems Administration.
Jira or equivalent ticketing system.
Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
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.
Pay and Benefits
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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.