Systems Engineering - Geospatial, Cloud

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Information Technology - Systems
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Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Leidos Exploitation and Visualization Services (EVS) are hiring Software Engineers/Developers to deliver the next generation of Geospatial Intelligence technologies. The effort will harness GOTS, COTS and FOSS technologies to deliver advanced exploitation services. The team will build and deliver new and innovative approaches to implement Geospatial Intelligence exploitation and production using web and cloud technologies.

This position is a Systems Engineer to server as an Associate Chief Engineer, working hand-in-hand with the Chief Architect (CA), Chief Engineer (CE) and the Program Management Leadership team to help design and engineer NGA’s next generation web based exploitation system. This position involves leading systems engineering activities that support prototyping, building, and delivering new and innovative systems to implement analytics, exploitation, reporting and production using web and cloud technologies. The Candidate will need to have broad experience across multiple System Engineering domains with a focus on analytics, understanding as the architecture evolves. The candidate will be responsible for learning existing system capabilities and working to support the design of the new capabilities and enhancements (to include Cloud Migration and Analytics design and development). They will be responsible for performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of complex software/COTS solutions to include requirements/story board elicitation, supporting program reviews, developing concept of operations and interface standards, supporting the development of system architectures, and performing technical and non-technical assessments and management. The candidate will provide assessments on ROM/ECPs and lead package completion, oversee the readiness of deliveries. They will need to be strong contributor to the agile scrum teams, participating in daily scrums, and being proactive to work tasks and resolve obstacles. The candidate may also serve as the scrum master for the daily Systems Engineering Scrum.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Required Skills:
Technical Writing
Experience working directly with the customer
Ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative environment
Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
Strong presentation skills (all levels of management / customer)

Desired Skills:
Familiarity with the geospatial domain and technologies (Google Earth, Google Maps, ArcGIS, WMS, WFS, KML)
Experience with Amazon Web services.
Software Development using JavaScript, Node.JS, Python, SQL, ESRI Model Builder.
System (hardware, software and networking) Design and Architecture
Understanding of SW development methodologies (Agile)
Cost and work Estimation (excel)
Experience with and understanding of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards.
Experience with and understanding of geospatial and imagery exploitation products and processes
Understanding of API management and web analytics
Knowledge of the Jira Project & Issue Tracking SW
Knowledge of SharePoint Collaboration Tool 

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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