Ashburn, Virginia


Job Description:

The Leidos Homeland Security Solutions (HSS) organization seeks a Senior Operations and Maintenance Systems Engineer with strong systems and software experience to support a complex DHS effort. In this capacity, the Senior Systems Engineer will provide operations and maintenance (O&M) support on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States. In this position, the Senior Systems Engineer will work with the application teams, end-users, PSPD Divisions, and other infrastructure teams to support production issues.

Primary Responsibilities:

+ Troubleshoot application production problems and provide solutions promptly.

+ Manage logs and produce scripts to automate log reporting and analysis.

+ Supporting applications operating within the AWS Cloud environment.

+ Produce Linux and Windows scripts to help with application troubleshooting.

+ Monitor production databases, applications, and virtual environment 24x7x365.

+ This role analyzes recurring problems and initiates solutions for preventing reoccurrence.

+ Support the O&M on-call rotation, including nights and weekends.

Basic Qualifications:

+ Must currently possess an active Top Secret clearance; OR can obtain and maintain a CBP Full Background Investigation before starting.

+ BS/BA Degree with 8+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters's Degree with 6+ years of previous relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree

+ Experience in System Engineering with Linux and UNIX systems.

+ Experience contributing to deliverables and meeting performance metrics.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Solid experience with monitoring tools such as AppDynamics, Splunk, and Dynatrace.

+ Experience with Agile / Scrum methodology.

+ Solid experience with Linux and Windows scripting.

+ Experience with web applications and relational databases (SQL Server, Oracle, PostgresSQL).

+ Solid experience with Linux and UNIX troubleshooting and configuration.

+ Solid Oracle engineering skills.

+ Top Secret Clearance or DHS Full BI

Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.


REQNUMBER: R-00093585

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.

Ashburn, Virginia

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance. Investors : Employee Code of Conduct

What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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