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Senior Systems Engineer ( R-00060025 )


Systems Engineer



Columbia, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 or more weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Paid Disability Leave, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Pandemic Leave, Safe Work Environments AND a 20k Sign on Bonus for this role!
Program Summary:
The Leidos Intelligence Group has multiple career opportunities for experienced SIGINT Systems Engineers on our large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems. Leidos has been the prime for over 20 years! The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Position Summary:

Our Senior Engineers are responsible for end-to-end systems engineering, from requirements analysis, to design conception, integration, testing, and deployment. We work with complex SIGINT systems to engineer solutions for our customer.
Primary responsibilities include:

Designing, maintaining and deploying large scale high-speed data processing and analytic systems for Optical Transport Networks (OTN)
Work with fiber optics, survey, signal conditioning gear, Polatis, EDT and Dell server hardware
Provide mission support, system training, and briefings to customer stakeholders

Manage multi-person field deployment teams over multiple deployment site installations

Facilitate joint requirements reviews, present preliminary and critical design reviews

Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field of study

Minimum of five (5) years of related engineering experience

Strong LINUX experience

A proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team comprised of contractors and government customers​

Experience with SIGINT systems or modern telecommunications systems and networks

Preferred Qualifications

​An understanding of SDH communications, and IP networking is also preferred

There is the potential for infrequent OCONUS travel.




External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:5000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Engineering

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