Junior Systems Engineer Integrator


The National Security Sector of Leidos is hiring for a Junior Systems Engineer Integrator to join our team at Ft. Leavenworth, KS.


System Engineer Integrators are responsible for supporting GSC Simulations Communication and Network connectivity and providing simulations communication and network support to MCTP and GSC events and exercises at the Main Site (Ft. Leavenworth) and at Remote Site(s) prior, during, and after exercise and event execution IAW the Simulation Control Plan. Specialized Experience:  Certified in with COMPTIA Security+.  This includes simulations communication and network management. Personnel must understand military doctrine and techniques and apply those in a simulated environment.



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide functional and technical expertise on Joint Land Component Constructive Training Capability (JLCCTC) simulation suite of systems, to include technical planning, system/network integration analysis, system requirements, interoperability functional analysis and support live, virtual, constructive exercise within an integrated architecture environment.
  • Test and validate simulation integration and stimulation necessary to facilitate resolution of complex simulation/stimulation issues.
  • Provide operational, analytical, and technical expertise to scenario development, exercise/experiment planning, and execution of combined training scenarios.
  • Attend exercise/experiment planning events, perform site surveys, and analyze hardware, software, scenario stimulation, data collection, and after action review (AAR) requirements necessary to meet event and commander's objectives.
  • Be able to train simulation operators and advise in determining which Mission Command boxes will be stimulated during events.
  • May evaluate and recommend new technologies to enhance current capabilities.
  • Installation, networking and operation of hardware and software, to include responding to hardware and software problems, and applying network security necessary to operate JLCCTC simulation models, collect data, and analyze results.
  • Some shift work may be required for extended exercises.
  • Travel both CONUS and OCONUS may be required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer or networks related field with up to 2 years related experience or 4+ years total related experience (academic, work, or combination of both) in lieu of degree.
  • College-level fluency in English and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical personnel in written and spoken communications clearly and effectively.
  • Knowledge of military doctrine and tactics.
  • Ability to operate independently with minimum supervision.
  • Active Information Assurance certification in one or more of the following: Security+, Network+, A+, SSCP, CISA, GSE, CISSP, GCIH obtained prior to hire.
  • Ability to obtain Computer Environment certification in one of the following: Linux, MCA, MCM, MCITP, MCTS, MTA within 30 days of hire.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret security clearance prior to hire.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years' experience with military gaming and simulation input data such as scenarios and authoritative data.
  • 2 or more years' experience in Java or C/C++, and programming in Windows or Linux development environments.
  • Familiarity in controlling large scale simulation federations and operations of simulation centers.
  • Familiarity with High Level Architecture (HLA) and Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS) interoperability; Utilization of constructive simulations and virtual simulations for military division and above.
  • Familiarity with encrypted Local Area Network (LAN) Operations; Familiarity with the use of distributed simulations to support analytic objectives;
  • Familiarity with Simulation Object Model (SOM) and Federation Object Model (FOM) Development;
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of the processes and procedures related to supporting National Simulation Center (NSC) events.
  • Experience with Warfighter Simulation (WARSIM) and/or Logistics Federation (LOGFED).


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 $53,950.00 – $97,525.00

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.

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