Leidos Homeland Security Solutions Operation has an immediate opening for an Agile Software Develpopment Solutions Architect to join our team in support of our federal customers. In this role, you will help our customers solve their most demanding challenges by adopting and exploiting current and emerging software development capabilities by delivering their mission in a more cost effective, resilient, secure, compliant and adaptive manner.
In this role, the candidate provides leadership in building a portfolio of offerings and capabilities that encapsulates Leidos’ and partner intellectual property to address current and emerging demand signals in the federal software development market for enterprise application modernization. The candidate will ensure Leidos differentiation of scale, security and speed feature prominently in positioning of our major capabilities. The candidate provides leadership across the spectrum of software development lifecycle including scope and work estimation, architecture and design, coding and unit testing. The candidate leverages modern Agile and SecDevOps practices to govern enterprise application migrations and modernization solutions.
The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with business development, capture management, line management, research and development, and other subject matter experts to develop optimal and differentiated Leidos solutions to be delivered in proposals, on programs, or on research and development projects. In addition to developing solutions, you will help prospective customers and partners understand the value and benefits of the Leidos solution, explain technical features and transformation strategies, engage in proof of concepts, and troubleshoot potential problems.
•Builds and curates a comprehensive portfolio of capabilities that integrate custom developed software solutions to leverage automated deployment technologies and offerings relevant to the Federal marketplace
•Establishes and maintains relationships with Leidos accelerators, Technical Core Competencies and key alliance partners to seek, qualify and leverage the best ideas, solutions and models across the company and throughout our community of trusted partners
•Coordinates and develops proof points and past performance qualifications for Leidos success stories for leveraging enterprise software development capabilities to deliver the mission of government
•Identifies market trends in technology, methodologies and organizational designs for enterprise software development
•Engages with program teams to incubate, build out and sustain enterprise software development capabilities, offerings and solutions
•Provides technical leadership for major or strategic Leidos enterprise software development oriented captures, establishing the main solution concepts, identifying key elements of solution and approach differentiation
•Shape procurement by presentations to clients and through speaking engagements
•Recommends which alliances to pursue and events for Leidos to participate
•Actively works with partners to shape procurements and future technologies
•Educate teams on the implementation of new enterprise software development initiatives, providing associated training as required
•Act as a Subject Matter Expert for all aspects of enterprise software development
•Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to software development, security, deployment, and operations
•Establishes and coordinates Leidos software defined software solutions to support program and capture initiatives
•BS degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years’ experience may be used in lieu of a degree.
•Ability to obtain a Security Clearance
•Experience serving as a technical lead
•Significant experience (5+ years) designing, building and supporting enterprise software development capabilities and offerings for the Federal Systems Integration market
•Has a successful track record in providing technical leadership in federal new business pursuits, with over $50M in TCV wins in the previous 5 years
•Experience developing, prototyping and deploying solutions within Commercial Cloud Solutions leveraging Infrastructure platform services.
•Experience in capturing technical requirements and defining technical solutions in the form of conceptual, logical, and prototype designs, including the ability to articulate those concepts verbally, graphically and in writing.
•Ability to synthesize solution design information, architectural principles, available technologies, third-party products, and industry standards to formulate a ssolution architecture that meets client requirements and can be delivered within the desired timeframe.
•Experience developing cost models, technical delivery plans, technical solutions and basis of estimates (BOEs), including BOM development. Also develop concept of operations and discuss these models in Agile, federal SDLC or ITIL based terms.
•Experience identifying potential design, performance, security, and support problems, including ability to identify technical risks/challenges and develop relevant mitigation strategies.
•Extensive knowledge of the broad spectrum of technology areas, including technology trends, forthcoming industry standards, new products, and the latest solution development techniques; ability to leverage this knowledge to formulate technical solution strategy.
•Active Secret (or higher) security clearance
•Experience with DHS or FBI
•Experience developing and delivering modern software, including micro-services, containers, and server-less architectures
•Deep understanding of software design patterns
•Experience with a version control system (e.g., Git)
•Experience with an issue/problem tracking system (e.g., Jira)
•Proficiency with multiple operating systems (Mac OSX, Windows, LINUX, etc.)
•Proficiency with at least one Relational Database Management System (Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, etc.).
•Proficiency with web application technologies, such as Apache Tomcat, JBoss, etc.
•Proficiency with MS Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint).
•Strong, self-motivated desire to learn new programming languages, tools, frameworks, and techniques.
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 50%
Clearance Level Required:None
Travel:Yes, 25% 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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