The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Sr. Systems Architect to work on customer site at Ft. Belvoir, VA.
The Sr. Systems Architect will support the US Army INSCOM IT Support Services program. The ideal candidate will be an expert in architecting the systems across a global enterprise to meet mission system requirements, and in engineering, operations, maintenance and support of core technologies that host business systems including virtual server infrastructure, storage area networking, secure networking and communications, server/network monitoring, and IA security.
The Sr. Systems Architect is responsible for entire projects or processes spanning multiple technical areas, and develops solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact multiple area or disciplines. This individual works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. They will also interface across multiple teams, with the local Government Customer leadership and functional leads, Leidos site lead, Chief Systems Engineer.
Supports the development of cross functional or large-scale automated information systems to include enterprise architectures
Designs system architectures to include the software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements and provides for present and future cross functional requirements and interfaces
Provides comprehensive definition of all aspects of system development from analysis of mission needs to verification of system performance
Performs evaluation of system alternatives and assessment of risks and costs
Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution. Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge.
Guides users in formulating requirements, advises alternative approaches, and conducts feasibility studies
Provides technical leadership for the integration of requirements, design, and technology
Develops system architecture and system design documentation
Currently possess an active TS/SCI
Bachelor’s degree in technology related field and 6+ years of experience in Systems/Network Engineering, or Master's degree with 4+ years of related experience.
Currently possess DoD 8570.01M certification at IA Workforce System Architecture and Engineering (IASAE) Level II - Must have one of the following: Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) CE, CISSP, or CSSLP
Currently possess Computing Environment Certification such as one or more of the following:
Networking such as Cisco CCNP or CCSP
Microsoft MCSE or Role-based Microsoft Certified Expert
VMware Certified Professional
Storage such as NetApp NCDA
Deep understanding of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of technical domain and has broad understanding of other related specialty areas.
Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interface with military officials, managers, and technical teammates. Ability to work to influence team members regarding solution design, process and/or approaches.
Additional Certifications or training, such as:
Experience working in a NOC, SOC, NOSC, or Data Center
Understand all aspects of server lifecycle management (baseline development, provisioning, patch management, configuration management, intra/inter-site backup/recovery and decommissioning)
Demonstrated experience working with the following:
Security best practices (e.g. DoD STIG & DISA Gold Disk) for network devices and Windows servers
Enterprise Ticketing Systems, Inventory Management, Cyber Management tools
Cisco ISE for identity services
Crypto/COMSEC; and Networking at SCI level
Storage: NetApp, HP 3PAR, or other
Supporting large enterprise wide environments (i.e. 250+ servers and 3,000+ users)
PowerShell and the ability to write custom scripts for various purposes
Demonstrated experience with innovative technologies such as:
Cloud, AI/ML, and RPA
Software Defined Networks (SDN), SD-WAN, or Network Function Virtualization (NFV)
DevSecOps, and CI/CD
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
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 www.Leidos.com.
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