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Job #: R-00016544
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence


Job Requisition:

Software Solution Architect with ability to obtain TS/SCI clearance

Job Description:

The National Solutions Operation at Leidos has an opening for a Software Solution Architect to work in our Chantilly, VA office.  This opportunity will lead efforts associated with software systems architecture for new business pursuits and surge support to existing programs by providing innovative solutions to complex technical challenges.

Primary Responsibilities

Provide Operation and Division level expertise and leadership aligned to Mission Software Systems Technical Core Competency

Provide technical advice/input that impact strategic outputs and business results

Architect, design, develop, and implement new solutions, processes, standards or operational plans that position Leidos competitively in the marketplace

Serve as a technical lead on large, complex projects, proposals, and / or programs

Mentor and coach other technical staff and Associate Solution Architects

Serve as technical liaison to Leidos customers

Provide surge support to programs focused on complex technology issues

Review, assess, and integrate vendor technology solutions

Bachelor's Degree in computer science, engineering, or related field with 15 years mission software system experience

Minimum 7 years experience supporting US Intelligence Community customers

Minimum 7 years experience leading technical teams and projects

Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance

Preferred Qualifications 

Demonstrated experience with:

- Cloud native, hybrid cloud application development and deployment

- Cloud migration

- SecDevOps, Agile, SDLC

- Multi-segment/subsystem software system experience

- Microservice architectures

- Continuous Delivery

TS/SCI clearance with CI polygraph 

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering



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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