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.
The successful Systems Architect shall:
- Design and define system architecture for new or existing complex computer systems.
- In conjunction with the project's System Engineer, determine systems specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility and maintenance of system security.
- Coordinate design of subsystems and integration of the total system.
- Identify, analyze, and resolve program support deficiencies. Develop and recommend corrective actions.
- Participate in alternative analysis, planning, definition, and high-level design of the new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
- Resolve highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
- Guide the Agile teams in developing new applications and enhancements to existing applications.
- Develop solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best products and practices.
- Define subsystems and their interfaces; in conjunction with System Engineer, allocate requirements to subsystems.
- Guide migration of hosted or data-center-resident solutions to Government cloud instances.
- 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.
- Coach, educate, and indoctrinate as necessary the development team, the management team, and the client team (stakeholders and users) in processes and procedures needed to achieve project success.
- Large-scale software development and commercial component integration experience.
- Experience with cloud migration of hosted or data-center-resident applications.
- Experience with legacy systems reengineering or "refactoring".
- Ability to obtain a Public Trust suitability determination.
- U.S. Citizenship.
- Experience doing development for the TSA and/or another agency within the Department of Homeland Security.
- Experience with large-scale vetting and identification systems such as the TSA's Technology Infrastructure Modernization project.
- Experience with as many as possible of the following CSG technology components:
- Apache Web Server
- Google Web Toolkit
- IBM DB2
- IBM Java
- Informatica PowerCenter
- Jboss Application Server
- Open SSL
- Oracle SL500
- Red Hat
- Weblogic Application Service
- Webshere Application Server ND
- Websphere Message Broker
- Websphere Process Server
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.