Geospatial Systems Engineer (655453)

  • 07/04/2018
U.S. Citizen / Must Be Clearable

Job Description

Location: GAITHERSBURG MD US 20878 Description:


Leidos Innovations Intelligence & Homeland Security are hiring a System Engineer to deliver the next generation of Geospatial Intelligence technologies. The effort will harness GOTS, COTS and FOSS technologies to deliver advanced exploitation services. The team will build and deliver new and innovative approaches to implement Geospatial Intelligence exploitation and production using web and cloud technologies.

The candidate will be responsible for learning existing system capabilities and working to support the design of the new capabilities and enhancements (to include Cloud Migration and Analytics design and development).

The candidate will Work directly with stakeholders, tocollect user stories, develop, analyze, and realizethe implementation of the next generation of Geospatial Intelligence technologies with a direct focus on User Experience. The Candidate will need to have broad experience across multiple Project Management and System Engineering domains with a focus on analytics, understanding as the architecture evolves

Responsible for performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration and testing of complex software/COTS solutions to include requirements/story board elicitation, supporting program reviews, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, developing concept of operations and interface standards, supporting the development of system architectures, and performing technical and non-technical assessments and management.

Provide data management support, manage daily client user requests, troubleshoot technical issues, and conduct demonstrations to individuals and large teams and will work to achieve key project/program objectives and deliverables.

They will need to be strong contributor to the agile scrum teams, participating in daily scrums, and being proactive to work tasks and resolve obstacles. The candidate may also serve as a scrum master or product owner for a SW development scrum team. The candidate may also be called on to provide assessments on ROM/ECPs and lead package completion, oversee the readiness of deliveries.


Required Skills:

Experience with ArcGIS/ ArcSDE/ ArcServer.

Experience working directly with National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Ability to communicate effectively and work in a collaborative environment

Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)

Strong presentation skills (all levels of management / customer)

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with the geospatial domain and technologies (Google Earth, Google Maps, ArcGIS, WMS, WFS, KML)
  • Experience with Amazon Web services.
  • Experience and familiarity with Structured Observation Management (SOM)
  • Software Development using JavaScript, Node.JS, Python, SQL, ESRI Model Builder.
  • System (hardware, software and networking) Design and Architecture
  • Understanding of SW development methodologies (Agile)
  • Cost and work Estimation (excel)
  • Experience with and understanding of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) standards.
  • Experience with and understanding of geospatial and imagery exploitation products and processes
  • Understanding of API management and web analytics
  • Knowledge of the Jira Project & Issue Tracking SW. Knowledge of SharePoint Collaboration Tool


Requires BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

External Referral Eligible

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.