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The Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior individual to lead our Systems Engineering efforts in support of an innovative 5G Test Bed for a Smart Warehouse out of our San Diego CA location. This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of 5G technology and use your experience to help our Department of Defense customer examine creative means of deploying 5G Technology.
The candidate will be responsible for technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding. Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Duties include performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance. Serves as a technical lead on large, complex projects. Mentors and coaches other technical staff. Resolves highly complex and multi-dimensional problems requiring consideration of variables that impact multiple aspects of the project/program. Leads the development of highly innovative products/solutions, achieved through collaboration and dialogue with other experts in the field. Requires ability to communicate with senior executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of strategic importance to the organization/project. Typically negotiates and compromises to convince internal and external parties to accept concepts, practices and approaches of the area. Requires highest knowledge and mastery of highly advanced technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts. Viewed as a subject matter expert and within the field by peers within and outside the organization.
- The Chief Systems Engineer must possess a MS degree in an engineering or computer science field and 15 - 20 years or a Doctorate with 13-16 years of prior relevant experience in order to operate within the scope contemplated by this position.
- Must have a Secret clearance and be TS eligible.
External Referral Bonus:
- Previously or currently a lead or chief engineer on other IT projects for a Navy customer.
EligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the timeScheduled Weekly Hours:
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com
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