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Job #: R-00106891
Location: Remote, UK
Category: Solution Architect
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: UK - SC
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Solution Architect

Location: UK Mobile Worker

Join our UK Team who are committed to a Mission!..

The Role:

We are in search of a Solution Architect to join Leidos UK.

You will provide solution and technical leadership for bids and growth opportunities designing differentiating and innovative solutions and service that address customer's specific business problems.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include developing innovative approaches and solutions, using non-quantitative tools and guidelines from past experience, customer engagement and close collaboration with the Business Development community, Leidos SME’s and external Partners.

National Security & Defence (NS&D) deliverables:

The NS&D business covers a broad portfolio of systems, services and capabilities aligned to our UK customers operating to secure the UK. In that context, the Solution Architect will provide overall Solution leadership to cover all technical and capability aspects of the opportunity scope for all Leidos delivered elements and those subcontracted to partners.

The Solution Architect will be supported by a solution team typically comprised of infrastructure, data engineers and software engineers, service design specialists, programme management and other specialists as required.

You will work on assigned opportunities in conjunction with the Business Development and Capture communities, meeting key timescales and milestones as necessary to support Customer and internal timescales, milestones and governance.

Develop Solution concepts and high-level narrative material guiding input from identified internal and external SME’s and relevant partners.

Work as part of NS&D Solution Architects team to develop the business landscape and identify and action both short and long-term approaches needed to develop the business and establish key client engagements.

Support the growth within the NS&D Division by bringing and applying domain knowledge across its breadth to enhance the value that Leidos brings to customer opportunities and challenges.

Work across the NS&D and Office of Technology community to further Leidos capabilities and develop the solution portfolio for the benefit of NS&D and the wider business.

Work with the NS&D Chief Architect to provide the optimal approach for design, development and delivery of NS&D capability, whilst supporting the needs of the wider Leidos business.

Outputs: Solution designs, overviews and “Concept of Operations”, supporting design materials and collateral, White Papers and Points of View, Customer and internal briefings, innovation ideas including business cases and solution research briefings and progress and status reports, Solutions as part of responding to client opportunities.

Impact:

  • Influence development of NS&D solutions that support project and programme goals and business results.
  • Lead Solution activity on Growth opportunities in partnership with the Business Development and Capture organisations
  • Recommend and develop new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of NS&D strategy and operations.
  • Lead and direct work of technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
  • Undertake technical and solution reviews as required to support successful execution of programme and opportunity activity.

Complexity:

  • Resolves highly complex problems using application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
  • Develops solutions that are innovative and deliverable, achieved through research, qualification and integration of best practices.

Communication:

  • Communicate with executive leadership (internally and client) articulating solution and technical capability aligned to the business challenges.
  • Convince and educate others to accept areas view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts, practices and approaches.

Knowledge:

  • Has in-depth understanding of technical principles, theories, concepts and their application across range of programs.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert within technical domain area.

Clearance Requirements:

  • Clearance to Start SC
  • Clearance for Role SC
     

Discover yourself at Leidos UK! Join our team and we’ll unleash your talents to solve the most challenging technical problems...

What we do for you:
At Leidos we are PASSIONATE about customer success, UNITED as a team and INSPIRED to make a difference. We offer meaningful and engaging careers, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals, all while nurturing a healthy work-life balance.
We provide an employment package that attracts, develops and retains only the best in talent. Our reward scheme includes:
•    Contributory Pension Scheme
•    Private Medical Insurance
•    33 days Annual Leave (including public and privilege holidays)
•    Access to Flexible benefits (including life assurance, health schemes, gym memberships, annual buy and sell holidays and a cycle to work scheme)

•    Dynamic Working 

Commitment to Diversity:

We welcome applications from every part of the community and are committed to a truly diverse and inclusive culture.  We foster a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.  If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know, and we will respond in a way that best fits your needs.

Who We Are:

Leidos UK & EUROPE – we work to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering and science.

Leidos is a growing company delivering innovative technology and solutions focused on safeguarding critical capabilities and transformation in frontline services, our work in the United Kingdom includes addressing some of the most complex problems in defence, healthcare, government, safety and security, and transportation.

What Makes Us Different:

Purpose: you can use your passion and abilities at Leidos to keep the people you care about safe. We are at the forefront of machine learning, AI, cyber security and solutions. Using your skills in the technology frontline by helping to build a safer world.  You can inspire change.

Collaboration: having flexibility to do your job is one of our core benefits, enabling you to become part of our extraordinary team.  We have been empowering our people to work flexibly for years.  Whether you work from home, the office or on customer sites, we will give you the digital tools and the flexibility to work smarter and align your needs and ours.          

People: Leidos empowers people from every background to be themselves and gives you the tools to learn new skills by enabling growth whilst developing. We believe that extraordinary people need opportunities to grow, to be inspired and to inspire others. At Leidos, we invest in technical academies, career rotations and a career development plans that enhance your future.

Pay Range:

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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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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  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].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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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