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System Engineer


Cloud System Engineer


Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States


Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support and more! If this sounds like the kind of place where you can thrive, keep reading!

The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Systems Engineer in the Ft. Meade, MD area.

Program Summary

Leidos is a preferred subcontractor on a large, multi-year contract that develops, integrates, deploys, and sustains large collection systems. The work is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. We provide exceptional service to our customer in an area in which we have deep incumbent knowledge.

Significant requirements include Mission Management, Operations, and Sustainment activities. The team will provide 24x7x365 support to multiple Operations Teams and will feature 1st/2nd/3rd Party Partner Engagement.

Job Summary

The Systems Engineer (SE) will maintain and upgrade the customer’s operational front-end systems, ensuring they are functioning efficiently and producing expected output data. In this role as a Site Engineer, the ideal candidate will perform remote maintenance, refresh efforts, and life cycle support for multiple sites. Potential for travel as-needed for each site. Interact daily with partner entities, managing requirements and validating functionality of system components. Provide support in the areas of systems administration, troubleshooting, loading of software packages, and network configuration.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or a related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Seven (7) years experience as an SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Five (5) years of SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Must be willing to travel
  • Demonstrated experience using the Linux operating system, to include use of the command-line
  • LINUX or UNIX and/or Network administration/maintenance experience
  • Experience with modern telecommunication technologies
  • Basic troubleshooting experience

Desired Qualifications

  • Front-end collection systems DNR/DNI collection and dataflow, including FOP configuration Scripting experience (Bash, Shell and/or Python)
  • Familiarity with Apache NiFi
  • Basic knowledge of network protocols

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.