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Job #: R-00006316
Location: Columbia, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solution Operation within Leidos is seeking a Systems Architect to support a national scale service for next generation end-to-end credentialing and enrollment services for populations of workers and travelers seeking access to the nation's critical transportation systems and other infrastructure.

Primary Responsibilities:

The successful Systems Architect shall:
• Participate in planning, definition, and high-level design of the solution and able to explore alternatives
• Development solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results.
• Develop new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of functions strategy and operations.
• Lead and manage technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs
• Resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
• Develop solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices
• Define subsystems and their interfaces; allocates responsibilities to subsystems
• Develop, understand, and dissect metrics, including backlog tracking, burn-down metrics, velocity, and task definition familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices
• Communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of significant importance to the organization/project.
• Works to convince others to accept areas view/current practices and agree/accept new concepts, practices and approaches.

Basic Qualifications

• Ability to obtain a Public Trust suitability determination
• U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications
List additional skills and experience that is "nice to have" but not required.
• Experience developing architectural systems which meet the needs/requirements of an organization or client
• Experience organizing and planning architectural structures to meet cost-benefit specifications
• Have an understanding of software processes and methodologies and ability to speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise
• Experience within the Department of Homeland Security

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

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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