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Job #: R-00012628
Location: Bethesda, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking an Infrastructure Architect in Bethesda, MD.

Primary Responsibilities:

 Design, architect, and implement a secure and agile AWS-based infrastructure and processes

 Develop automation tools, serve as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in automation by leading

automation projects and assessments

 Maintain and ensure the ongoing stability and continuous operations of custom-build enterprise

 Partner with the network, infrastructure, system administrators and security team to design and implement the connectivity, structure, security of the cloud environment

 Propose and implement system enhancements to provide additional functionality and address new virtual infrastructure and security requirements

 Diagnose and resolve system and infrastructure problems quickly

 Enforce best practices for virtual and on-premise infrastructure systems, communicate these to development organization, and monitor and enforce compliance

 Lead incident management efforts to investigate, mitigate and resolve issues

 Research and prototype new products, tools, technologies

 Maintain architecture processes and technical documentation of cloud infrastructure and cloud best practices


 Minimum of Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in a System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field.

 8+ years of experience of leading the design, development and deployment of IT systems for an enterprise organization in a virtual environment (preferably AWS)

 Strong background with infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting including shell, Python, Ruby, and Powershell

 Experience delivering solutions and administering systems in a cloud environment using laaS and PaaS offerings

 Expertise in designing and implementing VPCs, VPC routing, and VPC security

 Expert knowledge of integration of cloud services with on premise and virtual technologies from Microsoft, RHEL, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.

 Hands-on Experience with RHEL and Windows operating systems in a virtualized environment

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with experience working in a highly collaborative onsite environment

 Experience working in Agile environment

 Proven experience preparing and presenting technical documentation to various audiences.

 Hands-on experience in maintaining and supporting large enterprise systems in a production


 Ability to work on multiple assignments or projects in parallel, balancing time and schedule based on the business priorities of the organization

 AWS Certified Solutions Architect Certification

Clearance: Must be able to obtain a Public Trust


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

About Leidos

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 33,000 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

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