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Senior Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer


Gunpowder, Maryland, United States


Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries.

Leidos is seeking Senior Systems Engineer in Aberdeen, MD with operations located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Successful candidates will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services, subject matter expertise, and software solutions and services. This support is an essential in maintaining readiness for today’s modern aerial platform sensor systems.

Primary Responsibilities

Interacts with system users to translate their requirements into systems, hardware, and software requirements and design. Oversees the development of test strategies. Works with the small team to solve system integration problems OGS=SPIR. Additional duties may include: performing requirements and design reviews; analyzing specification updates and management; supporting engineering reviews (SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR); managing and responding to Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) and Change Requests (CRs); performing safety analysis and reporting; conducting safety analyses, planning, and reporting; performing software engineering assessments and technical evaluations; and determining completeness, accuracy, clarity, maintainability, supportability, reusability, and performance of software products to meet specification requirements.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Five years of functional experience performing analysis and decomposition of high level user requirements into functional system, software and hardware requirements.

  • Windows/Linux OS experience

  • Must have software integration experience

  • Experience with Virtual Machines (VMWare) and Virtual Desktop Infrastructure.

  • Basic networking experience

  • Experience in security scans, security patches and STIG

  • As a system integrator should have find & fix experience

  • Willing to travel up to 10% CONUS to support operational requirements. Currently possess an active DoD Secret clearance. Familiarity with network & systems administration concepts

  • Currently possess an active DoD Secret clearance. Familiarity with network & systems administration concepts

  • Experience in Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) & Post Production Software Support (PPSS) projects and programs.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience working within matrixed teams.

  • Currently possess an active DoD Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree is desirable.

  • Visual Basic, Visual Studio, C#, C++, Python, plug-in architectures.

  • MicroFocus Caliber, MicroFocus Unified Functional Testing (UFT) (formerly known as HP QuickTest Professional (QTP)), Jira, Confluence, Perforce Helix ALM.

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance is preferred

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.