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Job #: R-00098458
Location: Chantilly, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos is seeking a Systems Architect that will assist with designing, developing designs, testing and integrating solutions for critical requirements.  The current solution is at the end of life stage, therefore new solutions need to be developed and incorporated; new and innovative technologies utilized to successfully meet the user requirements.  The goal of the Customer is to design and deliver an enterprise-level system with a modular, segmented architecture that can support both large scale and small scale solutions in order to meet the requirements across a broad range of applicable use cases.  In order to support the technical requirements, the Customer requires Information Technology (IT) activities to achieve the goal of designing, developing, testing, integrating and deploying the solutions.

The Systems Architect will design systems that utilize internet based network solutions that adhere to the Customer’s guidelines, design systems that enable internet access with managed Point of Presence (PoP), and develop and implement systems, sub systems, and associated network components that meet the Customer’s requirements, while allowing for future proofing through modular design.  They will also provide designs for backup procedures, troubleshooting problems, provide solutions for resolution, and ensure that system development follows guidelines and industry best practices, design complete system of systems architecture and operations, and customize technical solutions to meet diverse and disparate requirements, and have the ability to detail those solutions in non-technical terms. The Architect will be expected to develop forward thinking solutions to ensure the lifecycle of the product is modular, readable, and maintainable; interact with other technical team members to come up to speed quickly on system, subsystems, and component specifications and make recommendations for changes to facilitate efficient and effective technical development; and enhance software functionality based on evolving needs and technology opportunities.

 They will deliver and document all software source code to include COTS and GOTS, provide software documentation to include version descriptions configuration file and scripts, and provide a list of known defects that were identified to exist in the software at time of delivery, and document the tools and processes used to build and install the software in the production environment.

They will also design new programs and proofing the program to develop needed changes to assure production of a quality product, design and engineer a defense in depth approach to systems and subsystems with an assumed compromise approach to prevent loss in data, a compromised system, or loss of access, and interact with members of the technical team leads; to understand the current system, subsystems, and component specifications and be able to use experience to recommend changes to facilitate efficient and effective development.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 12 years of relevant experience. Work experience can be used/combined with education.
  • Demonstrated experience with Linux operating systems such as Ubuntu and Debian.
  • Demonstrable experience solving technical problems.
  • Demonstrated experience with working with network technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with networking concepts and protocols to include LAN, WAN, TCP/IP, UDP, GRE, IPSec, VPN, WireGuard, Routing, and Software and Hardware Firewalls.
  • Demonstrated experience managing multiple complex technical projects simultaneously.
  • Demonstrated experience with tools such as Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Jira, and GitLab.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience with cloud environments.
  • Demonstrated experience with programming languages, such as Python, Java Script, JSON, and Rust.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

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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