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Job #: R-00009800
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:

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:
  • 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.


Basic Qualifications
  • 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.


Preferred Qualifications
  • 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:
    • AIX
    • Apache Web Server
    • Cisco
    • F5
    • Google Web Toolkit
    • Hibernate
    • IBM DB2
    • IBM Java
    • Informatica PowerCenter
    • Java
    • Jboss Application Server
    • Maven
    • Netscreen
    • OBIEE
    • Open SSL
    • Oracle
    • Oracle SL500
    • Red Hat
    • RSA
    • Solaris
    • Spring
    • Wareman
    • Weblogic Application Service
    • Webshere Application Server ND
    • Websphere Message Broker
    • Websphere Process Server
    • Windows


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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