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Job #: R-00066147
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: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000.00
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

More About the Role:
Leidos is seeking an Azure Virtual Desktop Engineer to support related efforts for SMIT, the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT), Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, the Leidos team will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.

What You'll Get to Do:
The Azure Virtual Desktop Engineer will contribute to technical planning, design, development/integration, and verification/validation supporting the NMCI.

Other duties include:
•Serve as a technical expert for vendor solutions and for engineering support solutions and products related to enterprise and cloud-based virtual desktops.
•Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses, and provide input into Basis of Estimates for solutions.
•Perform reach back into vendor research, development, and technical support teams to ensure effective design and application in the production environment. 
•Perform solution development and engineering work for enterprise and cloud-based virtual desktops.
•Participate in the planning of upgrades, replacement, configuration, and maintenance of enterprise and cloud-based virtual desktops. 
•Engineer solutions that provide secure, effective and efficient operation of systems, architecture, and topology for enterprise and cloud-based virtual desktops.
•Participate in new and existing IT modernization, expansion, and improvement projects for the NMCI network.
•Collaborate with technical experts to synthesize solutions. 
•Lead analysis, review, and validation with customers, stakeholders, and team members for NMCI projects and changes. 
•Significant collaboration and coordination with external customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other engineering disciplines.
•Comply with ITSM processes and procedures, Model Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) governance, and Cybersecurity requirements within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•Support development and maintenance of engineering processes, checklists, and procedures.
•Mentor and review the work of junior team members.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. 
•Eight (8) or more years’ experience on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity. 
•5+ years of experience with Azure.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess an active Secret clearance to start the program.
•Technical knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: Azure for US Government, Office 365 GCC High and DoD, Azure Virtual Desktop.
•Experience working in large information technology enterprise environments designing/architecting networks.
•Hands-on experience in working with DoD networks.
•Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues.
•Strong analytical, communication and troubleshooting skills that enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual team.
•Ability to multi-task, self-assign work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
•Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level III or applicable certification to meet DoD 8570 requirements. 
•Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Specialty certification.
•Travel may be required.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Experience working on DoD programs, specifically Navy programs.
•Certifications:
    -Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert.
    -Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP).
 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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, 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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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