Systems Engineer (Human Factors experience/education preferred) (647657)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description


The ERAM program at Leidos is currently looking for a Systems Engineer, (preferably with a Human Factors background) in Gaithersburg, MD.

Specific duties include:

Accountability for all aspects of engineering requirements and management of the hands-on, day-to-day issues related to engineering activities.

Responsibility for engineering operations including security, maintenance and accountability.

Responsibility for meeting all technical requirements related to Engineering, and ensures that processes and network/systems Engineering

meet performance requirements.

Functions as the Point-of-Contact for Engineering related issues, and is authorized to act on all matters relating to the daily operation of the task order related to Engineering.

Responsibility for meeting all technical requirements.

Additional assignments may include:

Human factors engineering as needed:

Concept development, design, software implementation, training

and test.

Performing human factors analysis and translates customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

Typical education and experience:
  • Typically requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

  • Ability to analyze user’s requirements, concept of operations documents, and high level system architectures to develop system requirements specifications
  • Ability to analyze system requirements and lead design and development activities
  • Ability to guide users in formulating requirements, advise on alternative approaches, and to conduct feasibility studies
  • Ability to provide technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology
  • Ability to incorporate new plans, designs, and systems, into ongoing operations
  • Ability to develop system architecture and system design documentation
  • Ability to guide system development and implementation planning through assessment or preparation of system engineering management plans and system integration and test plans
  • Ability to interact with the Government regarding Systems Engineering technical considerations and associated problems, issues or conflicts
  • Ability to be responsible for the technical integrity of work performed and deliverables associated with the Systems Engineering area of responsibility
  • Ability to communicate with other program personnel, government overseers, and senior executives.

DESIRED SKILLS (Preferred qualifications)
  • Degree in Human Factors engineering, human factors psychology, cognitive psychology or related discipline with a focus on human-computer interaction and usability preferred but will consider a Master's degree in other fields if candidate has exceptionally strong background.
  • BCPE board certified (CPE or CHFP) preferred but will consider non-certified candidates and candidates with alternate certification (e.g. CHFEP).
  • 10+ years experience in requirements analysis, human-computer interface design, testing and evaluation, and user-centered design processes as well as systems engineering experience in writing requirements is preferred.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions 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 pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta