Systems Engineer

Posted: 2021-04-11


Job Description:

This Systems Engineering (SE) opportunity on the U.S. Navys Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) will allow participation on a high-visibility DoD program that provides engineering support to the Navy Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), the largest information technology (IT) network in the world. This position will provide many opportunities to challenge and grow your skills as an SE.

A successful candidate will provide sound, efficient SE to create, maintain, update, modernize, and refresh the capabilities and components to the NMCI. The candidate will utilize an MBSE approach that provides rigor, repeatability, and flexibility to support the needs of the customer. The Systems Engineer collaborates with project managers, customers, stakeholders, and engineers to support ongoing operational activities as well as new projects to maintain, transform, and modernize the NMCI.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support aspects of system engineering for SMIT, to include technical planning, design, development, integration, assessment, and requirements analysis, as well as future capability needs (near and long-term) to drive the design and maintain an IT Enterprise

  • Comply with ITSM processes and procedures

  • Comply with Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) governance and use MBSE tools

  • Analyze, evaluate, and plan methods of approach to provide solutions

  • Develop systems engineering artifacts such as system engineering plans, requirements specifications, and design documents

  • Analyze Requirements. Derive, decompose, and maintain technical, non-technical, functional, and non-functional requirements from an understanding of stakeholder needs, logical inference, and applicable policies and laws

  • Validate requirements with stakeholders

  • Create and maintain requirements traceability to source documents, other requirements, test plans, and system architecture

  • Collaborate with technical experts to synthesize solution architectures and designs from requirements and constraints

  • Maintain SE documentation throughout the system lifecycle and provide systems engineering support to other activities, such as software development, hardware configuration, verification testing, installation, deployment, operations, and maintenance

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree and 2 or more years experience as a Systems Engineer on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity or Masters degree with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Experience applying systems engineering fundamental concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments

  • Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists to resolve complex technical issues

  • Must have an active Secret clearance.

  • Travel may be required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in large information technology enterprise environments

  • Experience with requirements analysis and/or architecture synthesis and design

  • Experience working on DoD programs

  • Experience developing SE artifacts in multiple systems development paradigms and methodologies

  • Model based systems engineering experience

  • Familiarity with industry MBSE tools and modeling methodologies to successfully produce systems engineering models

  • Familiarity with DODAF products

  • Familiarity with DESMF or ITSM

  • Certifications


    • Security+

    • ITIL

    • Other SE related certifications

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00

Leidos is a Fortune 500information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the worlds toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The companys 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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