Senior Systems Engineer

Leidos - Gaithersburg
new offer (10/08/2022)

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Senior Systems Engineer who will be a member of a dynamic team who will be working on the Federal Aviation Administration’s Enterprise-Information Display System (E-IDS) which will replace the legacy IDSs with an enterprise system providing a single NAS baseline with a single logistics pipeline. EIDs will reduce training needs, and national configuration management, leading to long-term operations and maintenance cost savings. There are five IDS currently in use at just over 450 Air Traffic Control (ATC) facilities with approximately 5,000 IDS-equipped operating positions. There are additional locations where IDS equipment is installed for remote communications, which will also be replaced.
E-IDS will allow users to work efficiently by providing timely display and correlation of relevant operational information (e.G., maps, weather, and aeronautical features) simultaneously on an integrated geospatial display. E-IDS will provide each user access to enterprise-level information coupled with efficient, consistent, easy-to-use filtering, sorting, and searching capabilities and quick reference information.

Senior Systems Engineer responsibilities:

  • Technical planning, system hardware-software design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding.
  • Evaluate alternatives including cost and risk, supportability, and analyses for total systems.
  • Performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.
  • Influences development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results.
  • Recommends and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of functions strategy and operations.
  • Leads and manages works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
  • Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation.
  • Develops solutions that are highly innovative and achieved through research and integration of best practices.
  • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.
  • Works to convince others to accept areas view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts, practices and approaches.
  • Has in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts, and their application across range of programs.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert within technical domain area.


  • Requires Bachelors of Science degree and a minimum of 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Experience in the use of Cameo System Modeler
  • Experience in A/SSS and/or B/SRS level Formal Test Programs
  • Experience in ownership of requirement baseline
  • Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the FAA customer therefore US Citizenship is required

Pay Range:
Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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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