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Our opening is for a Sr. Systems Architect Strategist to support a large customer organization. Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance.
Responsibilities: Manage an end-to-end process for the publication of data exchange standards, including technical specifications, from creation to approval.
Prioritize standards and technical specifications for inclusion within an enterprise baseline and help resolve issues between agencies that may have competing requirements.
Provide outreach for and education in technical specifications, including a 10 minute executive brief, and work with developers to help them implement technical specifications.
Assist with providing service architecture, standards, and specifications to enable the enterprise to architect and implement interoperable and reusable services across the enterprise.
Evaluate and ensure that programs are adhering to technical specifications. Assist with strategy, architecture, policy recommendations, development, and configuration management of XML data encoding specification used for security, content discovery, retrieval, and audits.
Speak to internal and external customers on behalf of the organization and work on long-range programs and objectives.
Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI security clearance with a CI polygraph.
At least 12 years of experience as a subject matter expert in one or more of the following areas: systems architecture, engineering, and integration with focus on intelligence production and dissemination, markup-based (e.g., XML) systems, data processing pipelines, content management, workflow processes, enterprise services, data interoperability standards, and data standards policy and compliance in support of DoD and IC organizations.
Experience within the IC helping to set strategic direction, develop budget and program plans, craft technical responses to actions assigned by the CIO’s office.
Experience with XML technologies to include:
Schema development (XSD, RelaxNG)
Developing Extensible Stylesheet Transforms (XSLTs)
Experience with developing software tools/scripts (e.g. JAVA, Python, Bash)
Experience with Unix command line and associated tools
Ability to be a team player and work in a collaborative environment
Degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, or Information Technology desired.
Experience using DocBook XML for creating, maintaining, and publishing documentation
Experience with using Agile methodologies (e.g. Scrum)
Experience using task management tools (e.g. JIRA)
Experience using and configuring continuous integration systems (e.g. Jenkins)
Experience using software repositories (e.g. SVN and Git)
Experience with software build tools (e.g. Ant, Maven, etc.)
Experience with translating policy (including Intelligence Community Directives (ICDs), Intelligence Community Standards (ICSs), and Intelligence Community Policy Guidance (ICPGs)) into requirements for technical specifications
Experience with creating Microsoft PowerPoint presentations and articulating work to a multitude of audience levels: technical, developers, management, and executive/senior leaders
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Software Engineering
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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