The Leidos Corporate Office of Technology has an opening for a Digital Modernization Accelerator Ops Director, located in Reston, VA.
The Digital Modernization Accelerator drives Leidos’ technology-based differentiation in modernization of enterprise-scale information technology. The Accelerator provides discriminating technologies, reusable solutions for captures and programs, scalable solutions and enterprise resources, and thought leadership in Digital Modernization. The Accelerator develops innovative and differentiated digital modernization solutions for integration and implementation across all of Leidos’ customers. The Accelerator develops these solutions through a mixture of Internal Research & Development (IRAD), Contract R&D (CRAD), strategic vendor partnerships, and harvesting of innovative solutions from existing programs and the Leidos CIO office. These differentiated solutions provide value in our customers’ environments that require massive scale, heterogeneity, mission criticality, resiliency, and security. The Accelerator hires and grows top talent in digital modernization including solution architects and subject matter experts. The Accelerator provides solution development, technical proposal leadership and mentoring support to strategic captures.
The Digital Modernization Accelerator Ops Director supports the overall technical leadership for the company in digital modernization. The Director helps define the technical strategy in digital modernization. He/She collaborates across the Office of Technology (OOT) with Group and Operation CTOs to align technology strategy with the BD pipeline and program/customer needs in digital modernization. This includes managing the successful execution of IRAD projects, staffing, budgeting, and adoption by programs and proposals of the solutions. Day-to-day activities range from managing technical staff, to making strategic recommendations on how to allocate resources, to doing public speaking that communicates the Leidos and digital modernization vision and capabilities. His/her decisions help drive long-term success, profitability, and growth across the company.
The Director also supports, communicates, and implements the technical element of the Office of Technology’s Human Capital Strategy including building communities of technical talent across the corporation. He/she meets with current and potential customers to demonstrate the company's credentials at solving problems with technically-differentiated and technically-sound solutions. He/she seeks partnerships with strategic suppliers to increase learning opportunities and harvest external technologies to ensure Leidos differentiation. Additionally, he/she identifies external technical talent, manages a team, provides supervision, develops mid to senior level technical staff, and promotes a dynamic, highly-motivated, and inclusive work environment.
Bachelors Degree with 15+ years of experience.
Prior technical roles within similar organizations with growing duties and responsibilities
Ability to drive development of enterprise solutions as well as manage a diverse portfolio of investments related to cloud, security, and end user service delivery
Master’s degree in a Science, Engineering, or Technology field preferred
A recognized expert in his/her field (journal articles/books/white papers), having frequently spoken at high-level conferences
Excellent technical credentials in fields relevant to Digital Modernization (e.g., software development, cloud, cyber security, network Modernization, end user services)
Experienced at leading the solution development for large digital modernization captures and programs.
Effective at communicating with senior management including executive leaders and Board members.
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong public speaking skills
Ability to influence and persuade others, and build consensus
Ability to identify, mentor, lead, manage, and promote talent
Pay Range:Pay Range $136,500.00 - $210,000.00 - $283,500.00
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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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