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Systems Engineer

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Job Number:
645396
Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Location:
COLUMBIA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 10% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
External Referral Eligible

About Leidos:
At Leidos, we take responsibility for improving the quality of life of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. Our commitment extends beyond the contributions we make to solve Mission-Critical Problems and to Secure America and the World problems through science and technology.

Program Summary:
This contract is a 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 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.

The engineer will support deployed customer processing systems with specific focus on system operations, troubleshooting and maintenance. The engineer will also support system integration, upgrade, and deployment activities. Engineering experience and knowledge is a firm requirement as  the engineer will be providing recommendations to our customer. Upon receiving customer approval, the engineer will be responsible for the implementation of system design improvements, enhancements and/or modifications. The position requires periodic CONUS travel.

Qualifications:
Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field such as Electrical or Computer Engineering, Computer Science or related 
Three (3) or more years of 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 is required

Preferred Qualifications
Experience using COTS and GOTS applications is highly desired.  
An understanding of SDH communications, and IP networking is also preferred.
Experience with SIGINT systems or modern telecommunications systems and networks is desired.


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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