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Job #: R-00047793
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

More About the Role:
The Defense Group of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Transformation/Modernization Engineer to support efforts for the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) portion of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Re-compete (NGEN-R) Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract.

NGEN-R SMIT is the Navy’s largest IT services program valued up to $7.7 billion over 8 years. The Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the NMCI, including cybersecurity services, network operations, network engineering, end user support, service desk, and data transport..

Network Transformation/Modernization (NT/M) is a continuous process that will modernize the NMCI network infrastructure to include Compute, Storage, Network, WAN, LAN, BAN, and other additional existing network infrastructure. Network Transformation will provide a continuous evolution of new technologies, solutions, and services, including non-IT. Network Transformation will standardize and simplify NMCI to increase operational efficiencies. 

Play a critical role in the Network Transformation/Modernization (NT/M) process for executing network optimization, improving efficiency of services, and enhancing network design that meets the Navy’s future warfighting and business needs for Global Service Delivery.

What You'll Get to Do:
•Run and optimize the NMCI Network Transformation/Modernization (NT/M) process for candidate initiatives totaling up to $125M per year.
•Collect and assess technical data on the “As-Is” NMCI environment to identify current and projected NMCI service gaps across all NGEN-R service providers.
•Support CTO, technical leads, and IT industry experts to research and document emergent NMCI-relevant technologies and services as well as industry adoption trends.  
•Support the Chief Engineer, Chief Network Architect, and Domain Architects in developing and updating the Transformation Technology Roadmap (TTR).
•Analyze NT/M initiatives to substantiate customer/user requirements and assess alternative solutions.
•Develop and update Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) and Business Case Analysis (BCA), and high-level Project Plans for selected NT/M initiatives.
•Develop Technical Assessments (TAs) by collecting and analyzing data to assess the NT/M project’s impact on existing site environment (facility, servers, storage, network, and non-IT) for recommendation. 
•Update and maintain the 5-Year NMCI NT/M Plan and associated Integrated Master Schedule, including risks and mitigations.
•Work with team members in identifying areas for process improvement.
•Provide ad-hoc support to NM/T team as needed.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related discipline and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
•U.S. Citizen and DoD Secret Clearance with ability to upgrade to TS/SCI Clearance (if needed).
•Proven ability to manage lifecycle of initiatives working with multiple internal/external stakeholders and resolve challenges.
•Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining multiple technical documents, analyses, and reports.
•Strong analytical skills with technical experience in project planning and processes.
•Understanding of financial concepts such as Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Return on Investment (ROI), Net Present Value (NPV), and Internal Rate of Return (IRR).
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, including modeling and sensitivity analysis.
•Ability to travel as needed to support internal and customer engagements.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•2+ years of previous experience working in a large matrixed organization.
•Successful track record in planning and executing on managed IT services programs.
•Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in managing initiatives.
•Experience with preparing and presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management.
•Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and best practices.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00


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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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