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Senior Solutions Engineer ( R-00082768 )


Senior Network Engineer



San Diego, California, United States


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Job Description (Responsibilities/Duties – Sell Your Position!):

Are you looking to make a difference? Leidos in San Diego, CA is looking for a Senior Solutions Engineer to join our team within our Intelligence Organization.

Leidos ranks as a top industry leader for its high performance and high reliability ensuring priority of our nation’s safety. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.

We welcome all those who have big ideas, crave innovation and have the passion to bring the warfighter home safe. With a 9/80 schedule, and every other Friday off, our flexible work environment provides you a chance to change the world without giving up your personal life. This is your chance to join a dynamic team working across multiple disciplines with opportunities to further expand your knowledge and grow your career.

Sound like a team you want to be a part of? Come join our mission!

Program Summary:

The Naval Information Warfare Center Pacific (NIWC Pacific), Key Management Architecture and Unmanned Systems division will establish technical and cybersecurity engineering support services that will assist in the support of varied Department of Defense (DoD) Services and Civil Agencies within the Key Management domain. The Leidos contract consists of a portfolio of projects providing innovative solutions for our stakeholders.

  • Development, sustainment, and integration, of a web application which utilizes KMI technologies to bring an efficient and modern-day Key Management solution to the warfighter.
  • Developing next generation software for military load devices
  • Performing systems requirement analysis, systems engineering, and cybersecurity engineering to assist the Services and Civil Agencies with their Key Management System transition strategies.
  • Performing critical systems engineering efforts in the areas of Crypto Modernization, Unmanned Vessels and Satellite Communications.

Job Summary:

The Intelligence Group of Leidos is seeking a Senior Solutions Engineer to provide technical leadership and support in the areas of systems engineering, solution specification design & implementation, cybersecurity, and target architecture development across the entire Project Portfolio. The Senior Solutions Engineer (SE) plays a critical role in building and sustaining customer relationships while driving the adoption of innovative solutions to achieve mission-based outcomes.

The well-qualified candidate will have a strong knowledge of information technology and commercial solutions; and significant experience designing and developing technical solutions. The candidate will be a self-motivated, detail-oriented performer who has a strong desire to influence positive change. This senior leader will make cyber security a fundamental part of product development while collaborating with stakeholders.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Lead execution of the full project lifecycle, from planning, through implementation, to operational readiness.
  • Act as a conduit between the Key Management Enterprise and the DoD Services to assist with providing systems architecture, cyber, and engineering technical considerations and solutions.
  • Design and define solution capabilities that satisfy customer business drivers / requirements and meet service delivery objectives.
  • Evaluates architectures and processes for opportunities for meaningful and measurable improvements.
  • Identify, assess, and present options for meeting the functional and technical requirements, which might include hardware and software updates or upgrades.
  • Produce architectural artifacts to include system design diagrams, recommendation justifications, and technical specifications.
  • Resolve issues that arise in implementing solutions and systemic incident resolution.
  • Participate and lead discussions at customer meetings, working groups, and technical interchange meetings associated with the work performed in this project.
  • Maintain a collaborative working relationship with stakeholders to champion security priorities and objectives.
  • Create frictionless paths for our Engineering teams to securely build and deploy applications.
  • Visionary leader: strong communicator possessing a demonstrated ability to conceive, construct and advance business and technology solutions and stakeholder sponsorship to support organizational information security projects and initiatives.
  • Relocation assistance available to move to San Diego, CA.

Required Qualifications:

  • Position requires US citizenship and an active Secret United States security clearance.
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Systems, Engineering Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Fourteen (14+) years’ experience of related experience supporting programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity.
  • Five (5) years hands-on experience designing or implementing solutions.
  • Familiar with SecDevOps and ITIL processes and technologies.
  • Understanding of cloud-native design and agile software delivery principles.
  • Demonstrated experience working in the cyber security domain with knowledge of cyber engineering, systems and tool analysis.
  • Experience presenting technology solutions to small and large audiences.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, System Engineering, Cyber Security, Information Systems, Engineering Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • Working knowledge and experience with computing and related technologies preferred including:
    • Business case development supporting technology solutions.
    • Intermediate to advanced technical certifications and hands-on experience across multiple technology domains (e.g., Security, Application development, etc.).

DoD 8570 approved security certification (i.e., Security +) (Will be required 90 days after hire).

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