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Job #: R-00019759
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is looking for a Chief Architect to provide leadership on a mission-critical program whose purpose is to development, modernize, enhance, operate and maintain services for DHS/CBP mission critical systems. The Chief Architect is responsible for understanding the technical baseline, and guiding cross-program approaches to architecting as many as 60 different applications with different technology stacks, facilitating convergence and synergy to the extent possible over time.  The successful candidate will serve as the Leidos single point-of-contact with the external customer/user/stakeholder community, representing Leidos and the interests of the customer to this community. He/she will work on task forces, interface working groups, and lead the Leidos innovation accelerator working group. 

The Chief Architect will represent the Leidos technical strategy to stakeholders and customer execs, document and represent the Leidos innovation and enhancement road map, and advocate for the CBP one OIT strategy and execution.

The Chief Architect will provide comprehensive systems engineering oversight, analytical, and technical support services required to deliver a broad range of innovative IT solutions and professional services to modernize CBP/DHS legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical and mission-support functions.

Primary Responsibilities

The successful Chief Architect shall:

  • Serve as the Leidos principle IT Architect to provide engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of IT solutions that enhance overall system performance and availability.
  • Lead the research, analysis, solution design and implementation planning of IT solutions for the modernization of existing applications and strategies for migrating them to the cloud.
  • Drive strategic technological innovation, demonstrating a breadth and depth of knowledge in all things related to a complex matrixed Information Technology operation. 
  • Provide technical knowledge and analysis of high-level functional systems analysis, design, and integration advice on complex matters that require expert level knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation. 

Basic Qualifications

  • U.S. Citizenship
  • 15+ years' experience engineering and architecting enterprise IT solutions
  • Demonstrated expertise in systems architecture, including full stack system development, cloud migration, and cloud operations.
  • Demonstrated experience leading design and implementation of complex IT solutions on a large Program (200M+)
  • Demonstrated experience working with and briefing very high level customer execs, Leidos execs, and community stakeholders on project status and strategy for evolution. 
  • Demonstrated experience modernizing complex enterprise networks and legacy IT systems, including developing effective COOP/DR solutions
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university in computer science or related field
  • Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience in Cloud environments, including hybrid cloud
  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in Secure DevOps/Agile concepts and processes
  • Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations
  • At least one nationally recognized vendor certification
    • Cloud Architect, DevOps or SysOps Associate or Professional Certification

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Software Engineering

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 www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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