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Sr. Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer


Alexandria, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within the Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an Senior Systems Engineer to work at in Alexandria, VA. The Senior Systems Engineer will collaborate with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) United States Coast Guard’s Command, Control, Communications, Computer, Cyber and Intelligence Service Center (C5ISC) – Alexandria, VA in providing enhanced systems engineering services for all infrastructure managed services (IMS) that empower all 65,000 end users (EUs) to successful execute the USCG’s eleven mandatory missions. Ultimately, Leidos will support the C5ISC in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve network capabilities and services while decreasing life cycle costs and improving the EU experience.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Senior Systems Engineer will manage the Transformation Engineering Team as a key leadership position supporting the C5ISC - Infrastructure Support Division (ISD) in all C5ISC locations. The SISM will play a key role in supporting the C5ISC IMS program specifically enterprise architecture, innovation and portfolio planning, developing and managing the CG Test environment, and delivering continuous service improvement. The Senior Systems Engineer main goal is to assist the modernization of the USCG IT Enterprise and transform it into a fully managed COCO services model. Part of this role will be supporting the C5ISC in the technical planning and full lifecycle design, development, and integration in support of the C5I enterprise. Standard engineering methodologies, processes, and tools will be used to perform problem solving, solution design, integration and test preparation, risk assessment and mitigation planning, and related activities. Functional responsibilities include requirements analysis, implementation planning, subcontractor coordination, integration & test, sustainment, documentation, deployment, & system assessment. Although this is a highly technical engineering position, communication and interpersonal skills are crucial in this role. The candidate will be expected to interface with Government personnel, subcontractors, and management to identify required activities, perform collaborative planning, review deliverables, and resolve issues. The Senior Systems Engineer will also assist the chief engineer in evaluating organization's security posture and services and ensuring approved processes and procedures are followed through review and audit activities in accordance with DoD and C5ISC security policies.

Basic Qualifications

  • Position requires an active DoD Secret security clearance, with ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or related engineering/technical discipline with 12+ years of relevant software engineering experience; or a Master’s degree with 10+ years software and network engineering experience.

  • Possess the knowledge and experience to perform complex and difficult system and specialty engineering tasks with no supervision.

  • Experience in leading and mentoring a small team of system engineers.

  • Proficiency with Java.

  • Proficiency with web user interface and basic web technologies including HTML, CSS, XML, SOAP, WSDL, REST, JSON, and JavaScript.

  • Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git); issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira); and continuous integration environments (Jenkins).

  • Advanced knowledge of service-oriented architectures and distributed computing architectures.

  • Experience in Agile development methodologies.

  • ITILv3+ foundations and service delivery

  • Familiarity with server infrastructure products: VMware / WebLogic Server

  • Operating Environments: Linux / Windows

  • Experience with one or more of the following development tools: JDK / Oracle DBMS / Oracle WebLogic Server / SQLPlus / Eclipse

  • Experience with DOD JRSS (joint regional security stacks) architecture

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications for IAM II; IAT Level III: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, or CCSP

  • Understanding of private and hybrid cloud architectures and technologies and Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and DISA milCloud environments.

  • Recommend changes to ensure information systems' reliability, prevent, and defend against unauthorized access to systems, networks, and data establishing security controls to promote awareness and adoption of security best practices.

Preferred Qualifications

  • TS/SCI clearance

  • Knowledge and understanding of multiple engineering disciplines (Integration, Software, etc.)

  • Exceptional communicator in translating complex technical issues into laymen term with all stakeholders

  • PhD in Systems Engineering; Computer Science or related field


Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00