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Job #: R-00013522
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Proj and Prog Management
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Solutions Architect

Job Description:

This person will perform the Chief Architect Role to provide technical leadership for the organization.  As the Chief, this person will interface with the customer to understand their specific needs, assess available technical solutions, provide both hardware and software architecture recommendations, and provide the overall technical strategy for implementation that supports mission needs.  This role includes leading Review Boards and working directly with application owners to prioritize application feature requirements.

Individuals must have demonstrated proven success working with Enterprise Architectures and a technical leadership role that is customer facing.  Previous experience developing and implementing technical roadmap strategy is essential in this role.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop Technical Roadmap based on customer mission priorities.
  • Direct customer interface for all technical topics related to the program.
  • Be the technical voice and, as necessary, meet with customers and partners.
  • Develop partnership relationship between technical team, application product owners, and vendors

Basic Qualifications

  • Typically 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.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and driving product development, architecture, and infrastructure activities that provide best in class product offerings and support.
  • Proven successful experience with Agile development methodology.
  • Experience working directly with development and operations teams
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certification strongly desired
  • Experience interacting with clients or customers at a senior executive level
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skill and attention to detail.
  • Quick learner with self initiative and pride in end results
  • Ability to work directly with functional teams and establish implementation

  • Customer service oriented

Clearance: Top-Secret/SCI with Polygraph

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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Proj and Prog Management



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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