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Systems Engineer


Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Systems Engineer to work in Springfield, VA or Denver, CO on the RECON project, in support of the NGA's Research Directorate. This is an exciting opportunity to work with cutting edge technology in an R&D environment and support critical warfighter missions.

In this position, you will support high performance (HPC) and accelerated compute environments from the ground up. You will help in the creation and maintenance of a DevOps process for these efforts, from the basic data collection and pre-processing, to building and training models in AI and Machine Learning within a R&D environment. You will be building and deploying systems and containerized, gpu-enabled applications in support of mission needs.


  • Bachelors with 8+ years of directly related experience or Masters with 6+ years
  • Active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Experience in devops, high-performance compute, GPU-processing, and cluster management
  • Experience working on Linux systems
  • Experience with building and deploying containerized, gpu-enabled applications in Docker, Singularity, or Kubernetes
  • Experience in orchestration and cluster management tools such as Slurm, Mesos, or Moab
  • Experience with deploying systems in both on-premise and cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience with AI and Machine Learning Development Tool Sets (Jupyter, Keras, TensorFlow, MPI, OpenMP, OpenCL, CUDA) strongly preferred

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

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 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. 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.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + Poly
Denver, Colorado
United States
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