LEIDOS is currently searching for a motivated and adaptable individual, for a Deputy Chief Engineer role, to support the Department of Defense Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) Program a highly visible $4.3B single award IDIQ vehicle that provides support to the Defense Health Agency. The DHMSM program is the DoD’s leading program designed to deploy a modern electronic health record (EHR) system across the United States and around the globe. Leidos, with core partners Cerner, Accenture, and Henry Schein, will support the DHMS Program Executive Office (PEO) and the Defense Health Agency in the global deployment of a modernized EHR that will deliver improved system capability to the DoD whenever and wherever healthcare is required. The DHMSM system will provide important health IT capabilities to 9.5 million active military, their families, and their beneficiaries. The system will replace the current EHR AHLTA/CHCS, which Leidos built and currently provides sustainment services at locations around the world.
The DHMSM Deputy Chief Engineer – will support the DHMSM Program Manager and Chief Engineer in technical efforts surrounding the optimization of existing EHR capabilities and creation of new capabilities, all from a DHMSM system perspective. The Deputy Chief Engineer will work closely with the Chief Engineer, Systems Engineering & Integration Lead, and Engineering Lead to create strategies, plans, and processes for the rollout and sustainment of DHMSM services. The Deputy Chief Engineer will be a key liaison to the DHMSM PMO Systems Engineering and Baseline Assistant PMs, and supporting technical teams.
- Provide architecture and analysis of a highly complex system of systems through functional systems analysis, design, and integration. Advise on complex matters that require expert level knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation. Provide leadership to design, development, integration and sustainment (break/fix) of system components and associated interfaces in pre- and post-deployment phases, as well as technical activities to stabilize system operation and ensure suitable system performance.
- Manage system integration through lifecycle leadership support using formal specifications, data flow diagrams, and other accepted design techniques. Estimate system capability improvement or enhancement costs and schedule.
- Review existing system components and assist in making refinements, reducing operating time, and improving current techniques. Review current status of system applications and prepare recommendations for systems improvements.
- Develop plans and requirements for complex systems related to information systems architecture, networking, telecommunications, automation, communications protocols, risk management/electronic analysis, software, lifecycle management, software development methodologies, and modeling and simulation. Perform functional allocation to identify required tasks and their interrelationships. Identify resources required for each task.
- Review existing processes and procedures for improvements and provide recommendations to LPDH and DHMSM leadership for execution. Support the implementation of these process and procedure improvements.
- Provide regular briefings to and communication with GS-14 and GS-15 level government customers. Support to Chief Engineer briefings to SES level government customers is possible.
- Mentor and coach technical staff. Provide recommendations to the Chief Engineer about additional junior or mid-level staffing needs of the program.
- BS degree and 12 years of prior relevant experience
- US Citizenship required – must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust government security clearance, through DHMSM background investigation process. Ability to obtain a secret clearance in the future, if needed.
- 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
- Project management 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 baseline change control processes
- Experience with resource/staffing needs assessment, hiring, and team management
- Demonstrated exceptional oral and written communication skills, with experience setting leadership team expectations and delegating duties appropriately
- Experience with EHR system interface configuration, implementation, and operation
- Experience troubleshooting deployed IT systems, including databases
- Experience interpreting and decomposing requirements
- Experience with technical road mapping, to include deployment planning
- Experience with software development methodologies, including testing
- Experience with DoD Cybersecurity implementations
- Experience managing technical teams (integrated product teams)
- 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
- Experience with GovCloud implementations within the DoD
- Experience with Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery pipeline architectures
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems 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 39,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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