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Job #: R-00021837-OTHLOC-6314
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Solution Architect
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Leidos Health group is building an R&D team to solve difficult problems and make a difference for its customers. The Leidos Health Group is seeking Solution Architects for the R&D team to support a number of positions to design, create, and deploy new capabilities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide technical leadership for complex and challenging projects
  • Recommends and develops new innovative software or hardware technical solutions based on industry best practices in support of function’s strategy, workflow, and operations.
  • Coordinates work of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
  • Develops solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices.
  • Requires ability to communicate with executive leadership (internally or client) regarding matters of architecture and workflows.
  • Evaluates alternatives and change requests to include cost, schedule, risk, and supportability for enterprise applications.
  • Provide technical coaching and mentoring of team members towards a common objective
  • Anticipated travel for this role is 10%, dependent upon the primary location of the candidate and development team.

Basic Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent experience in Engineering, Computer Science or Information Technology with 15 - 20 years' of relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies
  • Ability to understand and define system/software architectures using abstract frameworks
  • Knowledge and experience with architecture and complex system engineering documentation
  • Experience with Microsoft Office application tools to include Visio and SharePoint
  • Familiar with the Atlassian Tool Suite (Jira/Confluence)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with model based systems engineering tools (MagicDraw, Enterprise Architect, or Rational Rhapsody)
  • Experience with cloud computing environments
  • Experience with SaaS delivery platforms
  • Experience with integrating human-centric design
  • Experience with Health field related enterprise applications
  • Experience with data interoperability and exchange systems (knowledge of Healthcare Interoperability Standards a plus)
  • Familiarity with Health Information Systems a plus

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Solution Architect


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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