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Software Systems Engineer - Active TS/SCI Required!


Software Engineer


Norfolk, Virginia, United States


Leidos has an opening for a Software Systems Engineer - Active TS/SCI Required in support of the DCGS-N systems engineering efforts in Norfolk, VA.


Our Software Systems Engineer will support the Distributed Common Ground System, Navy (DCGS-N) Increment 2 Ashore System (DAS). DCGS-N is the Navy's premier Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) processing system.

The successful applicant will be the site support/system engineer for the DAS at US Fleet Forces Command (USFFC) in Norfolk VA.

The position will involve extensive application configuration and candidates should possess an administrator-level understanding of n-tier Enterprise applications (db, app server, and client) architecture/management as well as the capacity to follow detailed installation and administrative procedures.


  • Maintain the installed system i.e. patching, reinstallation etc.

  • Act as the support engineer for the site, creating and maintaining user accounts the DoD and local security guidelines.

  • Analyze, trouble shoot, and document issues that arise on the system.

  • Coordinate/collaborate with the NIWCLant engineering team to solve, potentially develop and implement fixes.

  • Work with the NIWCLant and local Information Assurance (IA) teams concerning vulnerabilities and scanning of the system.


  • Active TS/SCI clearance

  • 7+ years of overall related IT experience.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field. Additional years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Ability to travel 15%.

  • Minimum of IAT II Certification to meet DoD 8140 compliance: CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) and training or vendor certifications in Windows, Linux, VMWare, Cisco (CCNP/CCNA)

  • Experience/training in a Linux, Windows 11 SHB and Windows Server 2019/22 SHB environments.


  • Experience with Dell Windows Servers, NetApp Storage solutions and Cisco network devices, firewalls, and crypto devices.

  • Experience in MS Windows 11 SHB, Windows Server 2019/22 SHB, VMWare (vCenter, vSphere, ESXi), MS Hyper-V, Kubernetes/container technologies.

  • Ability to work effectively remotely and in a team environment with other highly skilled individuals.

  • Experience with Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance environment or Distributed Common Ground System.

  • Basic networking experience and Intel operations (iSToRE, CGS, DIEE, GALE, SOCETGXP, ACS, TMDS, GCCS-J).

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $176,250.00

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.