Systems Engineer (Washington, DC)

Job Number:
Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI

***Must currently possess an active TOP SECRET Security Clearance***


Position Summary:

We are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer to help build out, maintain, and troubleshoot our rapidly expanding infrastructure.  You will be part of a talented team of software developers that demonstrate superb technical competency, delivering mission critical support and ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security. Qualified systems engineers will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis.This position will support duties for Web Based Workflow program, as well as AWS Cloud platform and migration support in Washington DC customer site.

Duties and Responsibilities:

-Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure for web based workflow program on various platforms.

-Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools

-Proactively ensure the highest levels of systems and infrastructure availability.

-Monitor and test application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes.

-Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies.

-Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks.

-Participate in the design of information and operational support systems.

-Provide 2nd and 3rd level support.

-Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution .

-Utilize excellent customer service skills and exceed customer's expectations.

-Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure.

-Recommended procedure modifications or improvements.

-Additional duties may include, fielding software updates, system testing and enhancements, metrics gathering, report creation, and implementation of both operational and technical requirements into a production environment.

-The candidate will use their strong, well-rounded foundation of technical skills and experience encompassing a broad range of information technology (IT) fields including hardware, software, networks, and information security.

-Working in a team-oriented technical support environment and will be working in Sponsors IT systems and networks.


Required Qualifications:

-Requires BS Degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience.

-Proven working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows based environments.

-Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks (JBoss, Apache, JIRA).

-Solid Cloud experience, preferably in AWS.

-Experience with monitoring systems.

-Solid scripting skills (e.g., Python).

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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