Cloud System Engineer at Leidos in Tucson, Arizona

Posted in Sales 2 days ago.

Job Description:


Job Description:

Leidos looking for an experienced Systems Engineer, cloud focused 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
  • Develop systems engineering artifacts including but not limited to: ConOps, Requirements Analysis, User Guides, and System View Diagrams
  • Manage requirements and ensure traceability
  • Develop and understand and interpret system requirements to ensure procedures satisfy verification of the functionality
  • Development and maintenance of program architectural diagrams

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must possess and maintain a Top Secret Security Clearance
  • Requires BS 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
  • Familiar with Amazon Web Services (S3 Buckets, EC2, Reserved Instances, etc.)
  • Familiar with cross domain architectures at various levels
  • Experience with programming languages such as Python and AWS scripting
  • Creation of Version Description Documents (VDDs)
  • Team Collaboration tools, one of the following: Jira, Confluence, RocketChat (or related tools)
  • Ability to design, implement, and manage cloud infrastructure, platforms, and applications that are scalable, secure, cost effective, and can meet evolving mission needs.
  • Construction of architectural diagrams, system diagrams, and data flow diagrams for current and future IT systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • TS/SCI clearance
  • Experience with ArcGIS automation
  • Experience with automated testing and monitoring
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services technical performance versus cost management
  • Experience with cloud-based architectures
  • Experience with agile development and deployment
  • Experience with Engineering Review Boards and Change Management
  • AWS Certified Solution Architect

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 75%

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 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

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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