Mid-Level Systems Engineer Nuclear Hardening and Survivability (NH&S) Effects

  • Leidos,
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 8 hours ago
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Full Time

Job Description


Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Mid-Level Systems Engineer - Nuclear Hardening and Survivability (NH&S) Effects to join the team. This position will be located in one of four locations: Roy, Utah, Torrence, California, Huntsville, Alabama, or Bellevue, Nebraska and will support the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program.

Our Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program is hiring cleared professionals to join our highly skilled team working to mature designs for GBSD, the nation's next Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) system. As part of the Leidos GBSD team, your specialized skills will allow us to deliver on a national security priority to develop a modernized ICBM for the U.S. Air Force. Leidos has secure GBSD career opportunities in four locations including Roy, Utah, Torrence, California, Huntsville, Alabama, and Bellevue, Nebraska. Explore career opportunities at Leidos where you will fundamentally transform how we defend our nation.

Leidos supports the Air Force's sustainment, development, production and deployment of hardware and system modifications for Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Ground and Airborne Launch Control Systems, Launch Facilities and associated infrastructure. The successful candidate for this position will use their experience and education to perform radiation effects modeling and testing to design systems that will operate in extremely hostile environments. The candidate will guide and mentor junior engineers in the science of nuclear weapon effects modeling and parts/equipment testing.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
  • Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, and supportability and effectiveness analyses for total systems. Analyses are performed at all levels of total system product to include: concept, design, fabrication, test, installation, operation, maintenance and disposal.
  • Ensures the logical and systematic conversion of customer or product requirements into total systems solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.
  • Performs functional analysis, timeline analysis, detail trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.
  • Serves as a mentor to guide and train other engineering professionals regarding NH&S science and engineering principles.
  • Perform analysis on systems to document all functions and define interfaces for integration, testing and quality assurance.
  • Will provide solutions based on system requirements. Will work with peers to develop solutions to the technical issues and updates that are required.
  • Work as a "generalist" on a team responsible for development and integration of current and future system builds.
  • Provide systems engineering technical support in developing NH&S and PM&P technical approach, design, and validation.


  • BS degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
  • 12+ years demonstrated systems engineering and/or science experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, communication (oral and written), and presentation skills
  • Capable in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • SHIP and an active DoD Secret Clearance are required for this position.

  • Masters degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) discipline from an accredited university
  • Weapon System Experience (Minuteman III or similar military or industry experience)
  • Model Based Systems Engineering
  • Strong familiarity with MIL-STD-1766

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:
Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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Job Family:
Systems Engineering

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Company Information

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 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
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Position Id : R-00051439-OTHLOC-PL-2D1605
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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