Leidos is working closely with the U.S. Navy at Naval Warfare
Surface Center Carderock Division. The goal of this program is to
develop highly sophisticated training systems and tactical decision
aids to help Anti-Submarine Warfare operators train for and operate
in complex environments against quiet diesel and nuclear
The STS (Signature Trainer Support) program at Leidos has
immediate openings for Linux Systems Engineers to join our team in
Bethesda, MD. Our High Fidelity Simulation Business Area is
responsible for architecting and implementing large-scale System of
Systems solutions in support of world class simulation and training
products for this customer.
Leidos support of the U.S. Navy has garnered accolades such
"There is no other trainer like this in the world.
"The modeling and the fidelity are unmatched."
"This is a quantum leap in being able to make the [training]
"The technology that backs this system up is head and shoulders
above anything we have ever seen before."
In order to continue this level of excellence, Leidos seeks
individuals who take pride in their career to learn and grow their
expertise of job function.
In this role, you will use your expertise with Linux Operating
systems (including concepts, command line interface (CLI), and
hardening) to perform the following duties:
- Work on multiple facets of the training systems that we design,
develop, integrate, and install at Naval sites around the
- Be part of the team responsible for technical planning, system
hardware-software-network design, development and integration,
verification and validation, and fielding Linux based training
- Perform systems requirements analysis
- Take part in trade studies
- Be involved with the development of multi-processor Linux
system network boot concepts.
- Provide technical leadership.
Requirements for the position include:
- BS or higher in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering or
Computer Science, Math or the Sciences, Network Engineering,
Systems Software, or applicable field and 8 - 12 years of prior
relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant
experience; or if no degree, additional related work
- Demonstrable expertise with the Linux operating system
(Enterprise Linux, either RHEL or CentOS) or Network engineering
(specifically focused on Cisco products)
- Proven ability to identify, quantify, and solve complex
- Ability to obtain a DOD Secret clearance
- DoD 8570 IAT II compliance (CCNA, Sec+ for example)
- Ability to travel 10% of the time (U.S. Naval sites across the
United States, typically no more than 2 weeks in length)
Note: This requisition is at a Senior level. Linux Engineers who
have less than 8 years of experience are able to be considered for
lower level positions and are encouraged to apply.
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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 40,000 employees
support vital missions for government and commercial customers.
Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues
of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January
1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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