Are you looking for interesting and meaningful ways to apply your knowledge and talents? Our corporate vision at Leidos is to be the global leader in the development and application of technology to solve our customers' most demanding challenges. And that's where you come in. We need a results-oriented Mid-Level Systems Architect to support the NC3 Enterprise Center's (NEC) Systems Engineering and Integration (SE&I) Division at Fort Meade, MD.
This isn't just any job. The SE&I Division serves as the hub for systems engineering and enterprise architecture, and as the technical authority for the Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3) Enterprise within the Department of Defense. Our customer, led by the Commander, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), applies subject matter expertise and best practices to translate mission and operational requirements into solutions and operational capabilities.
Working in support of our customer at Fort Meade, you'll have the opportunity to use your skills to help tackle some of the biggest challenges faced by our nation's leaders.
So, what are you waiting for? Join our team and take this opportunity to do work with significant impact. Apply today!
Salary Target: $78,000.00
Clearance: Current Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility is required.
What will you do in this role?
Work as a contributing member of the technical design team within NEC SE&I that will describe and integrate all current planning for modification, upgrade, evolution, and modernization of existing Nuclear C3 systems. These activities will focus on implementing System-of-System methodologies and integrating Nuclear C3 System Architectures into a detailed Enterprise Architecture.
Work with senior engineers to develop recommendations concerning continuation, modification, or elimination of current Nuclear C3 Systems. Coordinate the collection and assessment of existing research that includes current proven solutions and emerging concepts for the Nuclear C3 Architecture.
Produce and publish baseline and incremental NC3 system of systems architecture products to support development and fielding of advanced systems and update information hosted in digital engineering tools.
Work alongside other Architects with NC3 Enterprise subject matter expertise to support data-driven enterprise decisions.
These qualifications are required:
Active Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility.
Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 2-4 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
At least three years of experience developing architecture artifacts to provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces. Formal architecture training courses will also be considered to comply with this 3 year experience requirement.
Ability to apply enterprise architecture concepts to specific secure and survivable communications development tasks in a structured approach that supports Nuclear C3 functions.
Experience with DoD Architecture Framework (DoDAF) Operational Views and/or Strong Information Assurance Risk Management Framework (RMF) experience is acceptable in lieu of NC3 experience.
Experience formulating/defining system scope and objectives for assigned projects. Devising and/or modifying procedures to solve complex problems.
Knowledge of activity, data, and process modeling techniques an practices, to include hands on experience with Enterprise Architecture (EA) development modeling tools, such as Cameo and SparxEA.
These qualifications are preferred:
Highly preferred: Experience working with senior Nuclear C3 community stakeholders such as NEC, USSTRATCOM, the Joint Staff, and OSD.
Understanding of, and experience, with operations and technical characteristics of Nuclear C3 systems to include strategic communications systems, sensor and radar systems, and communications systems deployed at nuclear command centers and on nuclear capable platforms.
Experience conducting architecture/performance trade-off analysis, and engineering designs of Nuclear C3 Systems.
Pay Range:Pay Range $63,050.00 - $113,975.00
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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