Job Requisition:Network Modernization Solution Architect
The Office of Technology (OTO) – Digital Modernization Accelerator within Leidos has an opening for a Senior Solutions Architect in Reston, VA.
Act as our focal point in growing technical talent and have a strong role in supporting ongoing contracts, as well as leadership in pursuit of new business. Work to establish Network modernization capabilities for WAN/LAN/Datacenter across ongoing contracts, provide leadership in pursuit of network modernization new business, and identify key gaps to address through partnership or new capability development.
- Establish Leidos best practices, lessons learned, and technological approaches for network modernization capabilities including WAN, LAN, Datacenter, Software Defined Networking (SDN), Microsegmentation, Zero Trust Networking, and other modern technologies
- Lead R&D and solution development efforts related to SDN, microsegmentation, and other modernization technologies
- Work with the program teams and OTO leadership to identify technology and solution roadmaps to improve mission enterprise capabilities and broad Leidos contribution in mission attainment resulting in increased contract growth and improved customer satisfaction.
- Support across business lines and programs to identify how programs could be strengthened with application of technology and/or innovation.
- Assess and mentor the technical talent and solution architects in the organization to meet the current and future (new market) business challenges. Network to help OTO maintain a list of top technical talent performing on contracts to target providing rotational growth assignments, educational opportunities, and mentorship to create strong growing team of ready-now technical resources to support the expected increased technical needs of the business.
- Work in partnership with Business Development staff to understand and participate in the development of new business strategy assessing current and future skills and technology needs.
- Partner with the Business Development team in supporting the shaping and development of technical solutions and industry relationships via new business reviews, white papers, customer shaping calls, and the Win Plan process for larger franchise opportunities.
- Mentor solution architect leads on proposals and support all aspects of proposal reviews per the Win Plan.
- Work with peer Operations teams, Group CTO, and other Leidos Groups to understand where technical solutions can be leveraged on current programs and new business pursuits.
- Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years of experience. Strongly prefer a graduate degree in technical area.
- Strong Technical breadth and depth in support of the government markets and in particular in government network design, implementation, operations, and modernization.
- Experienced professional in contract performance with demonstrated technical lead and customer relationship building in the performance and growth of contracts. Capable of generating on-contract-growth through insertion of innovation and technology on existing programs.
- Deep industry relationships with leading capabilities providers to enhance our solutions offerings and close gaps in offerings yielding competitive technical solutions.
- Experience solution architect and/or technical volume lead on captures and proposals. Understands competitor/teammate technology offerings and has worked successful partnerships with suppliers on proposals.
- Ability to assess, identify, recruit and retain talent to grow technical expertise on current programs and build talent for future program proposals and execution in a large organization. Person must be able to work in collaboration across the corporation and with other internal CTOs leveraging contacts to obtain in-house skills when available and provide rotational opportunities for key technical resources to continue technology exchange and enhancements.
- Network Certifications (CCIE a plus)
- Security Certifications
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering3000Corporate
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 www.Leidos.com.
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