Systems Engineer




Columbia, MD


Position summary


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 Systems Engineer to a growing Agile development task. The SE will work closely with an agile team of software developers, Subject Matter Experts, and TechSIGINT 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 and deliver presentations and demonstrations to the customer. The candidate must be a proactive, self-starter with leadership and 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 or review documentation
• Serve as team lead
• Create various status reports

Basic Qualifications:

Fourteen (14) years' 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 on a team that implements agile scrum methodology.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certified Scrum Master Certification

  • Experience with Jira, MS Project, Visio

  • Knowledge and experience with systems and utilized within the TechSIGINT domain

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,https://300.00 - $213,https://850.00

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.

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