The National Solutions Operation at Leidos has an opening for a Principle Solution Architect to work in our Aurora, CO office. This opportunity will provide support to new business and existing programs within the Digital Modernization portfolio by providing innovative solutions to complex technical challenges. Leidos is seeking a motivated, customer focused technologist who can bring together solutions which are relevant to the customer mission as well as innovative and discriminating. We value your creativity and looking for team players who can work collaboratively to bring together the best solutions. We are a team of mission minded technologists that work closely with the business divisions and business development teams, to meet with customers to understand their challenges and needs, and develop technical solutions. These solutions should consider commercial industry trends, best practices, emerging methodologies, customer mission realities, and affordability.
The ideal candidate will have a solid technical foundation, is customer focused, has experience putting together end to end solutions for pursuits, comfortable with ambiguity, brings a proven track record of successful program executions and capture efforts, and is driven to grow the business with technical excellence in all arenas. You must be an effective communicator, a strong collaborator across a broad spectrum of stakeholders, and able to lead a diverse and dispersed team of professionals.
Serve as Solutions Architect for the Digital Modernization portfolio supporting existing programs as well as captures and pursuits
Support customer meetings and demo's and capability briefs in concert with the business development team.
Author Request for Information (RFI's) and white papers
Provide Operation and Division level expertise aligned to Leidos Technical Core Competencies
Provide surge support to programs focused on complex technology issues
Support the building of technology strategy within the Operation
Review and assess vendor technology solutions
TS/SCI Clearance with a CI poly.
Typically requires BS degree and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.
Knowledge of software and system test and validation process
Knowledge of the basic satellite systems and operations to include sensor integration, telemetry, command and control, and communications systems
Prior experience with space/ground systems engineering, requirement management, CONOPs development, and system integration of overhead collection systems
Excellent written and verbal communication, project coordination, and possess a strong dedication to a teaming dynamic
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently, as well as on a multi-disciplinary team to build consensus and resolve issues
Experience in the design, development, test, and implementation of space satellite systems
Strong experience as a technical design lead on multi-disciplinary projects
Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and planning skills
Minimum 7 years’ experience supporting US Intelligence Community customers
Cloud based application development and deployment
Cloud Migration of applications
Edge to Cloud architecture understanding and experience
Agile software development and leading software development teams
Cloud development and operation experience
Data Center operations
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
Pay Range:Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00
Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible.
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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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