Description Job Description:
Leidos Mission Solutions Group is seeking a senior System Engineer to perform Information Technology system integration, performance analysis, requirements engineering/management, testing and evaluation, and other necessary disciplines for successful system development, design, implementation, and decommission. Provide technical leadership to a team of Senior System Engineers, in conjunction with the Lead Systems Engineer, Chief Architect and Lead Software Developer. The System Engineers perform analysis, design, deployment and lifecycle support for innovative systems and applications, and ensure all aspects of a project/system are properly evaluated and integrated with the end capability, and may serve as or support as scrum masters for individual software development sub-teams. The System Engineer is responsible for technical oversight of sub teams as assigned, and for ensuring integration across teams and with external stakeholders and customers.
The successful candidate will support the lead systems Engineer, support documentation development, updates and modifications and conduct testing of developed applications. The SE will work with developers to identify and resolve issues in code. The selected candidate will also determination of risk probability and enterprise impact, prioritization of perceived risks, and establish risk monitoring and management strategies.
BS Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or a scientific or technical disciple, plus 10 years relevant experience (or 13 years' experience with no degree)
ACTIVE clearance with the US Government sponsor (TS/SCI with Poly)
Analytical and conceptual skills; ability to create original concepts/theories
Technology design skills; adapting equipment and technology to serve user needs
Ability to logically and systematically convert customer or product requirements into total system solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints
Ability to analyze and study complex system requirements such as:
o Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, cost estimation, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications
Ability to accurately and quickly create and or modify documents such as Test Reports, Statements of Objectives, User Guides and technical specifications.
Ability to write and execute accurate test plans and scripts.
Ability to work and collaborate effectively with a diverse group across dispersed locations.
Knowledge f lifecycle process for software development, web applications, and system implementation
Working in an Agile development environment.
Experience working within the Open Source Enterprise (OSE)
Ability to convey technical information to non-technical individuals
Ability to work in dynamic and challenging environments
Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
Complex problem solving skills
Engineering experience on programs using Amazon Web Services (AWS) or other cloud services
Experience with software testing frameworks (similar to Selenium or JUnit)
Agile workload management and bug tracking (similar to Jira)
Prior application development experience (e.g., Python, NodeJS)
Organizing/supporting user acceptance testing (UAT) prior to Production deployment
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery tools (e.g., AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins)
Container services/products similar to Docker, Kubernetes, Amazon Elastic Container Service (Amazon ECS), Amazon ECS for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS), OpenShift
Infrastructure as code (IaC) (e.g., AWS CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef, Puppet)
Code quality scans (e.g., SonarQube)External Referral Bonus:
IneligiblePotential for Telework:
NoClearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with PolygraphTravel:
NoScheduled 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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