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Senior Systems Engineer



Software Engineering
United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Are you ready for a rewarding career challenge?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos, the prime contractor for the United States Antarctic Program, is seeking a talented Senior Systems Engineer Staff to join our team. This is an exciting and unique opportunity to help support science research and exploration in Antarctica. The Senior Systems Engineer Staff will be required to work individually with minimal supervision and collaboratively with a team to assist in the design, development, testing, implementation, and debugging of IBM Maximo mission-critical software. The selected candidate may work from our Centennial, CO office or remotely.

Due to contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Must obtain a Public Trust security clearance prior to start date. This process could take up to 4 months.

The anticipated salary range for this role is $158,000 - $180,000 annually.

Your greatest work is ahead!

About the Antarctic Support Contract:

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC) is the prime contractor to the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). Leidos supports the NSF’s Office of Polar Program’s Antarctic Infrastructure and Logistics by aligning with their Mission and Vision Statements:

  • Vision: Expanding our scientific reach in Antarctica through increased operational and logistical effectiveness.

  • Mission: To provide the operational and logistical platform necessary for the U.S. to conduct world-class science in Antarctica and maintain its active and influential presence on the continent.

Leidos ASC provides science and logistics support for approximately 150 science and technical events across three geographically remote research stations; McMurdo Station, Palmer Station, and South Pole Station and several deep field sites across Antarctica. Each station or field site supports world class research across multiple science disciplines. The planning and implementation of science support requirements in Antarctica is a critical part of our mission.

To learn more about the Leidos Antarctic Support contract, click here.

Are you ready to join a team dedicated to a mission? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

The Challenge:

  • The USAP implementation and maintenance of Maximo/WebSphere in a SQL database environment. This is a complex implementation across multiple sites across the globe, some with full time connectivity, some with only partial day connectivity, with synchronization between sites. Responsible for monitoring the systems.

  • Responsible for updates/upgrades to the systems as new releases/patches come available from IBM.

  • Support the existing integration and operation of mobile terminals in the USAP Maximo environment.

  • Responsible for technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding. Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems.

  • Duties include performing systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance.

What Sets You Apart:

  • Typically 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.

  • At least 5 years of pertinent Maximo experience.

  • Experience with Maximo and WebSphere required.

You May Also Have:

  • Experience in multi-site Maximo installations.

  • Experience with Maximo 7.6.x.x and WebSphere 9.x and Maximo application Suite 8.x a plus.

  • SQL experience a plus.

  • Experience with Maximo on Docker and experience with OpenShift helpful.

At Leidos, the opportunities are boundless. We inspire our staff with interesting assignments that allow them to thrive professionally and personally. For us, helping you grow your career is good business. We look forward to learning more about you – apply today!

The anticipated salary range for this role is $158,000 - $180,000 annually.

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $122,200.00 - $220,900.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.