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Telecom Systems Engineer ( R-00068827 )


Systems Engineer



Annapolis Junction, 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 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Pandemic Paid Leave, Parental Paid Leave and more! Plus a 20k Sign on Bonus for this role if you start by Dec 31, 2021! If this sounds like a place you can thrive, keep reading!

Program Summary
The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for an experienced Systems Engineer on our large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to our customer 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
The selected candidate will support deployed customer processing systems, focusing on system operations, troubleshooting and maintenance. The candidate will also support system integration, upgrade, and deployment activities. In this role you will need to have subject matter expertise with a specific customer tool.

*** Must have current (within the last three months) hands on troubleshooting working knowledge on using one or more of the following subsystems ***

Data Transport
Position Responsibilities

​The majority of the time is spent on telecommunications signal and software engineering activities. This includes signal processing workflow management , signal data analysis, infrastructure design, maintenance, and integration work such as the configuration of virtualized environments, encryption, unique product installations and configurations.

Required Qualifications

Active TS/SCI with polygraph

Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical field of study

8 or more years systems engineering experience with SIGINT systems.
Strong LINUX experience is required.

Telecom background (i.e. the structure of a signal, configuration and operation of intel tools).

Experience with SIGINT systems or modern telecommunications systems and networks

SME with specific customer tools such as XKS

Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 3 years' experience in three (3) of the following (NOTE: A BS in engineering, telecommunications, or related technical field may be substituted for one of them):

  • Signal Analysis
  • Modern Tele-communications System and Networks
  • Telephony Switching Systems
  • Communication Systems
  • Cellular/Personal Communications Systems
  • TDM/PCM Multiplexing / Modulation /Switching Systems
  • Packet Switching Systems
  • Systems Engineering
  • Operating Systems
  • Advanced Protocols

Within the last 5 years, a minimum of 3 years development and integration experience in SIGINT systems.

Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 2 years experience in at least two (2) of the following systems and tools:

  • Switching and Survey
  • Circuit Processing
  • Packet Processing
  • Distribution
  • Filtering & Selection
  • Monitoring
  • Analytic Tools

Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 2 years experience with the functionality and inter-processing of packet- and circuit-based HW & SW solutions.

A minimum of 3 years experience in performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software systems.

A minimum of 3 years experience solving varied technical/scientific problems; and generating and reviewing designs for technical accuracy, completeness and appropriateness in light of objectives, budget, and schedule.

Preferred Qualifications
Some System Administration background is desirable

Experience using COTS and GOTS applications such as LOPERS, CircuitRaptor, PacketRaptor, TRIREME is highly desired.

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

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