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Systems Engineer –GEOINT/Targeting


Systems Engineer


California, Maryland, United States


Leidos is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer to support our NAVAIR customer in Lexington Park, MD. The ideal candidate will have experience performing systems engineering, systems analysis, and supporting software development activities in support of acquisition, design, test and operations. This position can be performed remotely, with up to 25% travel required.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Provide engineering design and analysis assessments
  • Validate system and customer requirements
  • Roadmap and release planning
  • Formal software and system milestone reviews
  • Risk adjudication
  • CONOPS and use case development
  • Perform trade studies and author technical white papers
  • Draft system specifications
  • Conduct and lead system test events
  • Capture meeting minutes and action items
  • Evaluate vendor design and requirements specifications, hardware proposals and software solutions
  • Ability to establish a plan for a project and accomplish goals embodied by the plan
  • Coordinate and lead technical exchange meetings with vendors, customers and system operators
  • Ability to work in ambiguous situations relying on creativity to deliver products
  • Ability to explain and effectively communicate complex engineering analyses and studies to government and corporate management
  • Ability to contribute to team efforts or to operate completely independently

Required Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, or other related fields
  • 10+ years of experience conducting engineering analysis, modeling, and simulation
  • Experience working in the defense industry
  • Demonstrated initiative and strong ownership of deliverables
  • Demonstrated experience leading working groups
  • Very comfortable speaking to groups
  • Strong writing skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the IMINT, GEOINT and Targeting communities
  • Experience with the TLAM weapon system or other weapon systems
  • Experience with mission planning navigation products such as DEM and DSMAC
  • Experience with intelligence community systems such as MIDB and JTT
  • 2+ years MBSE experience
  • 2+ years SAFe experience
  • JIRA experience
  • DOORS experience

Security Requirements: Must be eligible to obtain government Secret security clearance, with the ability to hold up to Top Secret / SCI clearance.

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.