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Job #: R-00009531
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Business Systems Analysis
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself. We welcome your perspective and ideas, in order to foster collaboration and deliver world-class solutions. We look for solutions that not only transform businesses, but change the world.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Protect yourself and your family, with the benefits of working for a world-class employer. When you join Leidos, you join a Fortune 500 company and one of Ethisphere Institute's "World's Most Ethical Companies"

Leidos...We strive to make the complex clear

The Leidos Civil Group has an opening for a Capability Innovation Lead with industry experience to lead the identification, qualification, planning, delivery, and measurement of emerging technology solutions. The Emerging Technology Innovation Lead is responsible for planning and executing the emerging technology and innovation pipeline for the program. This position will be based in Washington, DC.

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the continual alignment of IT services, service management, and service capability solutions by identifying and implementing innovation initiatives to meet the needs and changing mission of the environment.
  • Collaborate with project and operations teams to identify and capture innovative technology solutions and drive the design execution from concept to completion. This will result in a technology/capability pipeline that services current and future capabilities.
  • Evangelize and inspire adoption of emerging technologies and innovation.
  • Translate technical and business requirements into service enhancement or new development initiatives.
  • Requirements analysis, development, and management
  • Business case development and recommendations
  • Development of project plans and schedules
  • Work closely with program leadership to document and analyze potential business cases, risk management, schedule and resource management to fully the identified technology and associated use case.
  • Develop Continual Service Improvement (CSI) processes, procedures, and work instructions that include analyzing, submitting, and implementing CSI initiatives.
  • Work with key stakeholders and Development Teams to clarify acceptance criteria.
  • Manage partnerships with external vendors and all customers for the product.
  • Work with Program Managers, Chief Engineers and applicable stakeholders to identify and resolve impediments and remove blockers.
  • Inspire others to adopt the new processes and improvements.
  • Prioritize integrated requirements to ensure that requirements are complete and documented, and support development of user stories and use cases.
  • Participate in proposal activities as needed.
  • Develop mock-ups, wireframes and Visio process diagrams to capture/present new ideas.
  • Present engaging slide decks, graphics, and white papers to inspire adoption of new technologies.
  • Collaborate with technical team to provide prototypes on new feature/module development for organic growth of the product.


Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or relevant experience in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology with 6+ years of experience.
  • Technical knowledge and experience in a managed IT services and support environment.
  • Experience leading cross-functional Project Management or Integrated Program Teams.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • PMP, PMP-ACP or ITIL Certifications are highly desirable.
  • Experience working with Department of Justice Agencies.
  • Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with using modern mockup user experience design tools.
  • Demonstrated experience leading trend and performance analysis processes that drive the implementation of service improvement strategies.


This position requires that a security investigation be completed by the government to permit access to customer-sensitive information. US Citizenship is required.

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

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 .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

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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