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Job #: R-00005249
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Systems Architect for our growing business in Springfield VA! An ACTIVE TS/SCI level clearance and willingness/ability to obtain a POLY is REQUIRED for consideration.

This position will be a member of the Service Strategy Team working under the direction of the Chief Architect to assist in developing technology roadmaps. All team members are expected to work collaboratively to meet Service Strategy objectives and deliverables, and may be tasked to support any activity in the following Service Strategy functional areas:
  • Service Portfolio Management
  • Architecture Definition, Documentation and Planning
  • Assessments, Studies and Pilots

The position will also require the following:
  • Supporting the development of cross functional or large-scale automated information systems to include enterprise architectures
  • Designing system architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements and provides for present and future cross functional requirements and interfaces
  • Providing comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from analysis of mission needs to verification of system performance
  • Performing evaluation of system alternatives and assessment of risks and costs

Skills & Tasks:
  • Exceptionally Complex - researches and evaluates new concepts and processes to improve performance
  • Analyzes cross-functional problem sets, identifies root causes and resolves issues
  • Assists more junior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities
  • Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians, specialists, and/or managers

Individual Work / Teamwork or Leadership / Management: Leadership/ Management
  • Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and leads multiple tasks, projects or teams
  • Oversees and monitors performance, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues

  • Directs multiple teams through to project completion
  • Provides guidance and direction to lower level technicians, specialists, and managers

Education/Min Years Experience:
  • Requires a Bachelors Degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience

"External Referral Eligible"


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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