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Job #: R-00028230
Location: Clarksburg, WV
Category: Architect
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

The IT SME will perform the following types of tasking:

  • Engage with Government and Contractor project leadership to understand project goals, required functionality, and environmental constraints
  • Provide top-level system architecture to Quoter staff
  • Provide Government with cost-benefit analysis of architectural choices
  • Produce infrastructure as code to create and provision resources and services locally and in the cloud
  • Provide architectural guidance and expertise to software engineering staff
  • Assist project leadership with development of project epics, features, and user stories

Basic Qualifications

  • Shall have AWS Solutions Architect certifications
  • Requires BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Required to have ten (10) years of experience in the area of system architecture design
  • Required to have ten (10) years of experience in the areas of software development or design
  • Preferred to have four (4) years of experience in the area of cloud architecture – preferably with AWS services
  • Preferred to have four (4) years of experience in the area of containerized design and orchestration
  • Shall have experience performing cost-benefit analysis and optimizing architecture for cost-effectiveness
  • Preferred to have ten (10) years of experience in the area of web application design including authentication, access control, logging, monitoring, distributed communication, horizontal-scaling, transactional-processing, model-view-controller (MVC) or similar design patterns, Representational State Transfer (REST) architectures, relational databases, and NoSQL databases.
  • Shall have experience producing infrastructure as code, configuration as code, and continuous integration and deployment pipelines

Security Clearance Requirement

An active Secret clearance is required for this position

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred to possess a master’s degree in computer science or related field

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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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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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