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Job #: R-00080735
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

As a leader within the organization, you will be expected to collaborate and coordinate with a geographically distributed team while working independently to design, test, and implement digital engineering best practices to accelerate of digital transformation. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performing due diligence and knowledge transfer of incumbent/customer personnel to identify near-term improvements to engineering processes

  • Evaluates processes, tools, and technology capabilities to identify opportunities for continual innovation and improvement

  • Leads the adoption and support of MBSE disciplines across organizational domains. 

  • Assess engineering artifacts and develop models of systems using industry leading MBSE tool suites and innovation process techniques (e.g. IBM Garage Methodology).

  • Works closely with operations and cybersecurity teams to accelerate change and release velocity within acceptable defect rate tolerances using MBSE and Lean Six Sigma methods.

  • Tailor and Optimizes MBSE and Agile methodologies, processes, and tools to accelerate innovation throughput using measurable systems engineering modeling techniques

  • Facilitate collaborative meetings between the MBSE users and the tool development team to communicate modeling needs and help innovate potential solutions.

  • Provides technical advice and guidance to senior managers regarding the creation and implementation of new MBSE methods and techniques

  • Attend Technical Exchange Meetings (TEMs) with industry leading engineers across multiple disciplines

  • Documents potential Continual Innovation and Improvement (CI2) opportunities to include identifying mission benefits, cost savings, productivity gains, staff reductions, etc…

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Requires expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts

  • Possess strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and verbal/written communication skills

  • Highly organized

  • Experience with lifecycle development of large system integration programs

  • Must have the ability to identify innovative solutions to complex, multi-faceted technical problems

  • Up to 25% travel may be required to support activities at each primary duty location

  • Strong project management skills

  • Security +, ITIL Certifications

  • US Citizenship is required.

  • Active Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • INCOSE CSEP Certification with 5+ years’ experience

  • 3+ years experience with one or more industry leading automation and SOAR tools/platform

  • Experience with Agile or Waterfall development methodologies

  • Leadership roles on previous system, hardware, or software integration programs


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Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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. 

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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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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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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