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Job #: R-00045447
Location: Windsor Mill, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is current seeking a technical architect to support a large healthcare contract in Baltimore. Must have an active Public Trust Clearance

Job Description

The candidate will be responsible for the architecture, design and development of java-based applications, supporting the federal systems. The application portfolio includes Java web applications, Java web services, Java Batches, and PostgreSQL database operations. This role will also support technical analysis and evaluation on tools for security, application utilities and database management. This role demands candidate with strong technical background and skills who can work on new complex technology initiatives as well as perform code refactoring and enhancements for existing applications. The candidate will demonstrate the ability to work independently or under general direction of Leidos management and the federal technical manager. The candidate must provide technical guidance to other software engineers in completing their tasks, enforce design, and code standards; critique code of others by participating in peer reviews. The candidate will participate for architectural portfolio roadmap and planning. Good communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to drive the tasks under multiple constraints.

Primary Responsibilities

Candidate responsibility:

  • Work with the customer’s technical team to assist in identifying process and technology improvements and initiatives.
  • Lead the Technology Review Board Meetings for approval of proposed technology and architecture changes.
  • Drive discussions with the customer team on key topics, and discuss high level solution approaches in different areas.
  • Facilitate the Strategic Technical Advisory Committee meeting between customer and program technical leadership team to discuss innovations, best practices and how to enhance application delivery.
  • Provide architecture oversight on new development projects and analyze dependencies and roadblocks and provide support as needed.
  • Provide architecture oversight on O&M activities and help identify dependencies across multiple applications.
  • Engage architecture team as needed to troubleshoot critical issues and provide solutions.
  • Analyze existing architecture, technology stack, and various applications, and make suggestions for the modernization
  • Identify areas for application integration to provide better user experience.
  • Help find the right talent and build a strong technical team to drive the existing and proposed technology improvement initiatives.
  • Develop the technology roadmap


BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. Years of experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

Basic Qualifications

Extremely strong hands on development skills on J2EE Technologies, Spring framework, Spring Boot, JavaScript, and Subversion.

Experience with installation of COTS products and ability to evaluate different tools. Strong concepts on Microservice Architecture (MSA) and SOAP & REST web services.

Requires experience in the following areas: Eclipse, WidlFly, Apache Tomcat, hibernate ORM, JDBC, PostgreSQL, SQL, Subversion, Linux, HTML5, CSS3, Spring framework 4.x (including Spring MVC), Spring ecosystem components like Netflix Eureka, Netflix Zuul, Netflix Ribbon, FEIGN Client, Swagger Codegen etc., iText Framework, POI Framework, XMLBeans, regular expressions, XML, Java 1.8, Java IO processing.

Working knowledge on Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) set up, leveraging tools like SonarQube, Maven, Jenkins, Nexus, Ansible etc.

Java test automation experience with JMockit mocking and testing toolkit.

The candidate will ensure conversion of mission critical requirements into the enterprise systems solutions that account for design and technology maturity constraints of the system.

The scope of these assignments will include software development tool and server system administration, process improvement, design review, and code review.

Experience in mainframe, COBOL, DB2 and VSAM will be highly beneficial for legacy modernization efforts.

Experience in migration of on-prem applications to cloud platform.

Experience in AWS could platform.

Knowledge and experience in Security controls and the architecture of secure applications.

Preferred Qualifications

Working experience with ServiceNow tool and single sign on technologies, e.g. CAS. Knowledge on encryption techniques at OS and application layer; AES encryption; BouncyCastle, certificates management, HashiCorp Vault & eCODEX products. Exposure to measuring and recording performance metrics, and recommending and ensuring adherence to performance standards. Maintains knowledge of current and developing technologies with emphasis on FOSS (free and open-source software).

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




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Job Family:

Systems Engineering

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About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit

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