The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is looking for a Solutions Architect (SA) to provide leadership on a mission-critical program supporting Inspection Processes division within Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) in Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.
The SA plays a key role in Enterprise Architecture team with primary focus on the assigned portfolio. The SA will provide the solution strategy, application design and development, cloud migration and assist in execution of systems and infrastructure information technology (IT) and support services using Agile methodologies and DevOps practices.
The SA will demonstrate his/her extensive knowledge in multiple development languages, software development and best practices, system design, continuous integration, continuous delivery, automation tools, testing, tool integrations, and communication. The SA will utilize knowledge of container orchestration, cloud solutions and services in a hybrid cloud environment. The SA will use his/her self-motivation to show initiative to identify, research, design, develop, and promote solutions that enhance the modern development environment
•The SA is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the portfolio overall applications.
•Defines system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
•Works with Enterprise Architecture team and assists in development of policies for standardizing systems, development tools and security practices.
•Assists in defining and executing established technology insertions, cloud migration strategy at the portfolio level.
•Provides expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of IT solutions that enhance overall system performance and availability
•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.
•Lead migration of legacy applications to containerized solutions such as Openshift, Kubernetes, EKS, Konvoy
•Architecting and deploying cloud-native applications onto Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar
•Identifying requirements, researching options, designing and implementing solutions at a leadership level for the application included in the portfolio
•Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk assessments.
•Must be a self-starter, strong leader, and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.
•12-15 Years of experience in software design and development using containerized and microservices based components.
•Extensive understanding and experience programming and designing software using Java, J2EE, Angular, ReactJS, Spring MVC, JQuery, JSF, JSP, MyBatis, Hibernate, IBM MQ, Kafka, ELK, PLSQL, Oracle, WebLogic, Tomcat and AWS cloud services
•Experience with modern development software, tools, and methodologies; Jenkins, GitLab, Jira, Nexus, Maven, OpenShift, SonarQube, Fortify, Junit, Karma, Selenium, Cyprus, Docker, Artifactory
•Experience in implementing facial recognition technologies using biometric information in identifying or verifying the identity of a person using their facial images
•Experience in design and development of iOS and Android mobile applications
•Experience in implementing and overseeing cloud computing strategy, and cloud deployment, operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
•Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex IT solutions on a large Program
•Demonstrated experience designing and modernizing complex enterprise networks and legacy IT systems, including developing effective COOP/DR solutions
•Excellent communication and written skills
•Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance
•BA/BS or equivalent experience and 15+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 12+ years or prior relevant experience.
•Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities
•Demonstrated experience developing models using Sparx EA, Splunk dashboard configuration
•Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
•Demonstrated experience with server virtualization technologies such as VMware, Citrix, or Hyper-V
•Demonstrated experience with operating systems such as RedHat Linux and Windows Server
•Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations
•At least one nationally recognized vendor certification
•Cloud Technical, Business or TCO Accreditation
•Cloud Architect, DevOps or SysOps Associate or Professional Certification
•Active CBP BI
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% 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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