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Principal Systems Engineer

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Job Number:
648216
Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Location:
COLUMBIA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
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:
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. 

Position Summary
The position is for a subject matter expert who will support our customers mission. The successful candidate will have experience with installation, configuration, testing, and/or operational use. They will also provide reach-back support to the developers.
Additional Responsibilities
Perform full lifecycle support to the customer on complex data systems and networks.
Provide solutions to the customer applying expertise with systems engineering and networks/components to support.
Provide technical guidance to the customer in relation to SIGINT systems.

Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science. Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related field of study 
Twelve (12) or more years of programming experience working with high level programming languages
Within the last twelve (12) years, a minimum of nine (9) years experience designing, coding, testing and debugging software to run under Windows or Linux based systems.
Must have operational system troubleshooting experience.
LINUX or UNIX administration/maintenance experience 
Ability to perform in a team environment
Candidates possessing system administration and/or network engineering backgrounds will be considered if they have the above skillset and can meet the qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge of SIGINT systems and SIGINT dataflows.
Self- motivated, creative, willing to work as a member of a team, organized and able to manage individual schedule.
Ability to work in a dynamic environment and non-standard hours when needed.

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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