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Job #: R-00025158
Location: Hyattsville, MD
Category: Software Development
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Leidos Health group currently has an opening for a System Architect to work in Hyattsville, Maryland in support of Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC).

List daily duties and/or specific job responsibilities.

This position is contingent upon contract award.

The SA is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the portfolio overall systems. Defines system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms. Researches, identifies, selects, and tests technology products required for solution delivery. Develops policies for standardizing systems and development tools.  Establishes, implements, and documents the technology integration or migration strategies. Works on advanced, complex technical projects or business issues requiring state of the art technical or industry knowledge. The position requires staying on top of the industry trend and new technologies for the system architecture. It requires balancing short term technical decision with long term technology roadmap.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: BS degree, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience and at least 8 years of experience

1. A Bachelor’s degree and between 7-10 years of experience working as a System Architect.

2. Experience with federal IT and security standards, including but not limited to NIST, FISMA, CIPSEA, HHS, CDC (ITSO, OCISO), and NCHS (program office, ISSO, NCHS Confidentiality Office). Encryption is required.

3. Experience with HHS/CDC’s EPLC (Enterprise Performance Life Cycle). This includes, but is not limited to, assembling various and numerous documents for reviews.

4. Experience implementing auditing and tracking, for example incident, risk, change management, and issue management in a federal IT environment.

5. Experience with conducting backups, restores, and disaster recovery.

6. Extensive knowledge of IIS and Apache proxy servers, Java-based server applications, working with secure data transports, data warehousing, tracking and auditing, supporting multiple file formats including XML and JSON.

7. Knowledge of information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, infrastructure and operations, and Enterprise Architecture and ITIL frameworks.

8. Exceptional soft skills including teamwork, collaboration, facilitation, and negotiation.

9. Excellent analytical, technical skills, planning, and organizational skills.

10. Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Experience with JAX-RS, JAX-WS, JSP, Tomcat, Apache, IIS, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, angularJS, JSON, Java Mail, XML, XPath, XSD, WSDL, XSLT, XSL-FO, Schematron, Spring Cloud Stream, Spring Integration, RabbitMQ, SAAJ (SOAP with Attachments API for Java), MTOM/XOP (Message Transmission Optimization Mechanism/XML-binary Optimized Packaging), Spring Cloud Netflix (Eureka, Hystrix, Ribbon, Zuul), JPA, Spring Framework, Spring Boot, Spring Data, Spring Web Flow, Spring MVC, Spring Templates (REST, LDAP, JDBC, etc.), Spring Security, CAS (central authentication service), SSO (single sign on), TLS, responsive web pages, and Maven. Maintaining on promise cloud infrastructure systems

2. Knowledge of business ecosystems, SaaS, infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), SOA, APIs, data strategy & governance, Micro-services, event-driven IT and predictive and statistical analytics.

3. Experience supporting and managing secure data interchanges of sensitive clinical and administrative data with PII and PHI

4. Understanding of Electronic Health Record and medical coding

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Software Development


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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