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Systems Engineer


Systems Engineer


Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Leidos is seeking a Systems Engineer to support United States Space Force (USSF) by developing software in support of Space Systems Command (SSC) Cyber Operations Branch rapid agile development of defensive cyber solutions to protect, defend, and respond to both ground and space based cyber adversarial threats. A successful candidate should be a leader and problem solver with a proven ability to deliver superior results as part of a high performing team in a fast-paced environment.

There is not a remote option for this role.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Read technical documentation and white papers in support of the requirements gathering process.

  • Collaborate with both inter-agency and external partners to develop solutions to fulfill customer needs.

  • Participate in the entire spectrum of activities that are conducted for a given system which include the identification of need, system design/development, production, operational use, sustainment/support, and system retirement.

  • Help lead the various reviews that analyze the accuracy/adequacy of test results and audits, assess risk, and determine if the system has sufficient technical maturity to achieve shipment authorization.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer science, software engineering, data science, software development or STEM related specialty.

  • At least 3 years of prior relevant experience.

  • US Citizenship is required with a Secret security clearance.

  • Experience or knowledge in the following areas:

  • Agile methodologies, agile project management, software development life cycle management, program/project management, cross-functional team, agile software testing, test-driven development, software test planning, software test automation

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant DoD and/or Industry work experience in Space Systems Command

  • Experience with Cyber Operations Branch (SSC/SZYO) program office

  • Advisory and Assistance Service (A&AS), or System Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) to Government program office

  • Experience with ACAT I/II level acquisition program

  • TS/SCI

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 $65,000.00 - $117,500.00

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.