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Senior Systems Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Columbia, Maryland, United States


Are you seeking a new and challenging position supporting a complex Program for the Warfighter, which implements the latest technology? Well, look no further! This is an exciting time to contribute to a mission-critical program with lasting impactful results. Leidos is currently looking to add a Senior Systems Engineer (SE-3) to a growing Agile development task. The SE will work closely with an agile team of software developers, Subject Matter Experts, and analysts to perform requirements derivation and refinement. The SE will lead or aid in backlog grooming, clearing roadblocks, and reporting progress to ensure features are added or improved during the sprint. The SE will develop end-to-end signal data processing architecture

and deliver presentations and demonstrations to the customer. The candidate must be a proactive, self-starter with significant technical leadership experience and excellent communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities

• Derive functional, system, and performance requirements

• Develop various systems engineering artifacts (CONOPs, architecture diagrams, etc.)

• Develop schedules for features; Perform backlog grooming

• Write and review documentation
• Serve as team lead
• Create various status reports

Basic Qualifications

Twenty (20) years of experience as a SE in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor's degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree. Experience leading a team that implements agile scrum methodology for software development. Additional skills/experience:

  • Team Leadership

  • Experience in planning and leading Systems Engineering efforts

  • Participate in an Integrated Product Team to design new capabilities based upon evaluation of all necessary development and operational considerations

  • Support the planning and test analysis of the DoD Certification/Accreditation Process (as well as other Government Certification and Accreditation (C&A) processes)

  • Experience with Atlassian tools (Jira, Confluence)

  • Agile experience

  • Experience with MS Project and/or Visio

  • TS/SCI with polygraph clearance is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Scrum Master Certification

  • - MBSE experience with CAMEO

Pay Range:

Pay Range $142,350.00 - $219,000.00 - $295,650.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.