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Leidos Cloud Systems Engineer in Alexandria, Virginia

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense & Intelligence group is looking for an experienced Cloud Systems Engineer to assist with standing up and contributing to testing, development, and operations environments for a government customer. This role will support a full range of systems engineering activities, including requirements analysis, cost control methodologies, Engineering Review activities, and special projects that will require individual ownership of program level design implementations.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Develop knowledge of the program's functional capabilities including system and derived requirements. Understand how individual components effect the requirements.

  • Collaborate with team leads to plan and manage requirements

  • Manage system requirements to achieve epic goals

  • Update systems engineering artifacts including but not limited to: ConOps, Requirements Analysis, User Guides, and System View Diagrams

  • Manage requirements and ensure traceability

  • Understand and interpret system requirements to ensure procedures satisfy verification of the functionality

  • Development and maintenance of program architectural diagrams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Proactive self-starter demonstrating a positive, willing attitude and excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Organizational Skills: Can plan and prioritize work. Follows tasks to their logical conclusion and makes sure that everything has been done to the right standard. Good attention to detail.

  • Communications: Ability to communicate clearly and efficiently to team members and clients, verbally and in writing. Able to present ideas in a variety of ways depending upon audience and context.

  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services (S3 Buckets, EC2, Reserved Instances, etc.)

  • Familiar with System Engineering documentation creation (VDDs, diagrams, etc.)

  • Team Collaboration tools (Jira, Confluence, Hipchat/RocketChat/Mattermost)

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI Security Clearance, with ability to obtain and maintain a Polygraph post hire

  • Requires BS in Engineering (or a related discipline) and 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 years of prior relevant experience; OR an additional 4 years of experience in lieu of degree

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph

  • Experience with ArcGIS automation

  • Experience with Amazon Web Services technical performance versus cost management

  • Experience with cloud-based architectures

  • Familiar with cross domain architectures at various levels

  • Experience with automated testing and monitoring

  • Experience with Engineering Review Boards and Change Management

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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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.