Leidos is seeking a Solution Architect (SA) to support the Homeland Security Solutions (HSS) Organization. The SA will participate in modern software development and cloud migration on contract efforts and internal research and development activities to design differentiated capabilities for HSS customers – primarily focused on FBI and DHS. This position requires a technical leader who is ready to both roll up their sleeves to solve hard, interesting problems as well as step back and set a technology vision for growing the business. You will be empowered to make necessary decisions but will also have the support from the business and a broad technical workforce to accomplish your responsibilities.
The SA will be responsible for building and refining technical solutions in the areas of Agile software development, cloud services, cross domain systems and other managed services across ongoing contracts. In addition, the successful candidate will provide leadership in pursuit of new business identifying key Leidos discriminators to address through partnership or new capability development.
This position will be remote with the ability to travel to customer sites in the Washington Metro Area (WMA).
Primary Responsibilities include:
•Establish Leidos best practices, lessons learned, and technological approaches for IT Managed Services and IT modernization capabilities including Agile SecDevOps Software Development, Network Cross Domain Services, Cloud Services, and other modern technologies.
•Spend an estimated 75% of time directly supporting key captures and programs to ensure delivery of differentiated capabilities.
•Participate in and propose R&D and solution development efforts related to IT automation, AI/ML/RPA, and other modernization technologies.
•Work with the program teams, Division leadership, and CTO organization to identify technology and solution roadmaps to improve mission enterprise capabilities and broad Leidos contribution in mission attainment resulting in increased contract growth and improved customer satisfaction.
•Support across business lines and programs to identify how programs can be strengthened with application of technology and/or innovation.
•Assess and mentor the technical talent and junior solution architects in the organization to meet the current and future (new market) business challenges. Network to help Division maintain a list of top technical talent performing on contracts to target providing rotational growth assignments, educational opportunities, and mentorship to create strong growing team of ready-now technical resources to support the expected increased technical needs of the business.
•Work in partnership with Business Development staff to understand and participate in the development of new business strategy assessing current and future skills and technology needs.
•Partner with the Business Development team in supporting the shaping and development of technical solutions and industry relationships via new business reviews, white papers, customer shaping calls, and the Win Plan process for larger franchise opportunities.
•Enhance recognition of Leidos as and Agile Software Development leader within the FBI and DHS.
•Recognized expert technologist in DHS or FBI with at least 15 years of experience in software development.
•Ability to develop, manage, and implement a technology roadmap and portfolio
•Ability to influence and persuade others, as well as handle difficult negotiations requiring a well-developed sense of strategy
•Ability to mentor, lead, and promote talent
•Potential for 10% travel beyond the WMA
•Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph Clearance is REQUIRED
•Master’s degree in a Science, Engineering, or Technology field - Will consider experience in lieu of the Master's
•Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with public speaking skills
•Experience designing Cloud based solutions
•Experience with Scaled Agile Framework and other agile methodologies
•SAFe 6.0 Agilist Certification, SAFe 6.0 or other agile certification
•AWSM Solution Architect Certification
Pay Range:Pay Range $142,350.00 - $219,000.00 - $295,650.00
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.
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 46,000 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.
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