Systems Engineer

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Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for a Systems Engineer to work in our Dayton, Ohio office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience supporting the development of a trainer (DWST) for the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) as part of a distributed, multi-disciplinary team.  Leidos seeks mission and team-oriented individuals who enjoy working as an individual contributor in a highly collaborative team.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Lead the integration and fielding efforts of the DWST system.
- Transform written system requirements into UML models and diagrams.
- Plan, coordinate and execute network infrastructure activities among several organizations to ensure system connectivity to various external networks.
- Design and develop system architectural models that detail the major components of the system, how they relate to one another and their environment.
- Work with senior software developers to determine system resource allocations (e.g., HDD space, CPU specs, RAM).
- Work with system security professionals to identify system vulnerabilities and determine mitigating actions that should be taken to ensure the system is in compliance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
- Interface and communicate with government counterparts to address concerns, complex technical issues, and alternative methods of execution.
- Install, configure, and manage virtual environments based on VMware ESXi.
- Must have excellent written and oral skills.


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

- BS and 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 years of prior relevant experience.  

- Must have a Top Secret/SCI Clearance.

- Experience in the implementation of Information Systems Security and management of system administration using Windows Group Policy Objects in a windows domain environment

- Experience developing custom scripts to satisfy unique security requirements

- Expert knowledge of Windows Virtual Environments

- Experience with the following technologies is required:

Windows 2012 Server R2

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Nessus Client and ACAS Server

Cisco Nexus (IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP) – Stand Routing Protocols 

VM Ware / VSphere

ESX 6.0 and 6.5

Oracle Storage for large Storage Area Networks


Chef or Puppet

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration

- Experience in the development or sustainment of the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS)

- Degrees in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or Systems Engineering preferred.


External Referral Eligible

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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