The DHMSM program provides modernization of Electronic Health Record (EHR) capabilities for the Department of Defense. The Leidos Partnership for Defense Health (LPDH) is seeking candidates for the engineering team to support a number of activities to define, implement, deploy and sustain new capabilities for the MHS GENESIS system.
Leidos is seeking a candidate to serve as the Engineering functional area deputy. The Deputy Engineering lead will report to and take direction on activities from the LPDH Engineering lead as well as the Program Manager and Chief Engineer. The Engineering deputy will have regular coordination with the LPDH Chief Engineer and Engineering lead to identify and/or execute programmatic changes related to critical engineering activities across the program. The Engineering deputy provides leadership of design, development and integration efforts supporting Product Improvement and Enhancement and break/fix efforts. This support is associated with systems and interfaces in pre- and post-deployment phases. Technical break/fix activities led by the candidate support stabilizing system operation and ensuring suitable system performance.
The Engineering deputy will manage development of solutions to complex technical issues associated with COTS software integration, networking, and external systems communication. Development of creative solutions that align with contractual and the requested system requirements will be key to meeting the functional objectives of the program.
The Engineering deputy may also have responsibilities to assist (or act as) the Control Account Manager with schedule, budget and staffing (resource) management of multiple engineering efforts for the MHS GENESIS System. Coordination with Leidos senior management is critical. In this role, the Engineering deputy will support the Earned Value Management System process and will work closely with the Engineering and Project Control teams to define the Control Account (CA) work scope, schedule and budget. Specifically, the Engineering deputy may assist the CAM with the following:
- Performance of assigned CAs, authorizing and directing CA work
- Establishment and maintenance of the Control Account Plan, including developing resource assignments, and identifying/documenting schedule and risk
- Verification and control of costs charged to the CA
- Determination of work accomplished
- Conducting formal cost and schedule variance analysis and development of recovery plans
- Participating in Program Reviews, Integrated Baseline Reviews (IBRs) and other program or management reviews
- All aspects of Resource Management, including the assessment of staffing needs, development of job requisitions, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding of new team members.
- This position requires knowledge in the development, maintenance, and/or tracking of: Integrated Master Schedule (IMS), Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB), the change management process, the work authorization process, forecasting Estimates at Completion (EACs), and implementing corrective actions.
- There will be significant interaction with members of the program team to include the Program Manager and various other functional or support organizations.
- Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
- US Citizenship required-must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust government security clearance.
- Local candidates given priority; partial teleworking may be an option.
- 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.
- Demonstrated expertise in systems engineering, including requirements analysis and system architecture design.
- Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex IT solutions in a large scale enterprise.
- Demonstrated experience in practical application of lifecycle engineering for IT infrastructure.
- Demonstrated experience designing and modernizing complex enterprise networks and legacy IT systems
- Demonstrated experience applying System Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and best practices comprising concept development, requirements engineering, architecture, design and development, integration, test and evaluation, and operations and maintenance.
- Working knowledge of EVMS and scheduling processes
- Knowledge of customer reporting (i.e., Integrated Program Management Report (IPMR), etc.)
- Project management or project control experience working with Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), IMS, and work authorizations
- Understanding of cost and schedule development as well as controls to conduct root cause analysis and identify corrective actions
- Experience with development of Estimate to Complete (ETC) and Estimate at Complete (EAC)
- Experience with baseline change control processes
- Experience with monthly schedule status processes
- Experience with resource/staffing needs assessment, hiring, and team management
- Capable of working independently as well as within a team
- Familiar with integration of EVMS and risk management
- Experience in large-scale COTS integration
- Familiarity with DoD Configuration Management and Systems Engineering methodologies
- Experience with Cerner solutions, Dentrix Enterprise, and Rhapsody
- Experience with medical and/or dental record integration or transition
- Knowledge of EVMS tools (i.e., Cobra, MPM, wInsight, etc.)
- Formal training in EVMS (i.e., company-sponsored, industry certifications, etc.)
- Experience as a Control Account Manager in a contractually-required EVMS environment
- Previous participation in an IBR
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Integration
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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