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Job #: R-00072165
Location: Remote, US
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:
The Defense Group of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Transformation/Modernization Engineer to support efforts for the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI) portion of the Next Generation Enterprise Network Re-compete (NGEN-R) Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract. NGEN-R SMIT is the Navy’s largest IT services program valued up to $7.7 billion over 8 years. The Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the NMCI, including cybersecurity services, network operations, network engineering, end user support, service desk, and data transport.

Network Transformation/Modernization (NT/M) is a continuous process that will modernize the NMCI network infrastructure to include Compute, Storage, Network, WAN, LAN, BAN, and other additional existing network infrastructure. Network Transformation will provide a continuous evolution of new technologies, solutions, and services, including non-IT. Network Transformation will standardize and simplify NMCI to increase operational efficiencies.

Play a critical role in the Network Transformation/Modernization (NT/M) process for executing network optimization, improving efficiency of services, and enhancing network design that meets the Navy’s future warfighting and business needs for Global Service Delivery.

This position is remote/virtual preferably near St. Louis Area or Washington Metropolitan Area (WMA).

What You'll Get to Do:
•Execute and optimize the SMIT NMCI Network Transformation/Modernization (NT/M) process for candidate initiatives totaling up to $125M per year.
•Collaborate with Government stakeholders in extrapolating the Department of Navy’s strategy, goals, and objectives as well as service gaps and initiatives.  
•Collect and assess technical data on the “As-Is” NMCI environment to identify current and projected NMCI service gaps across all NGEN-R service providers.
•Liaison with CTO, technical leads, and IT industry experts to research and document emergent NMCI-relevant technologies and services as well as industry adoption trends.  
•Support the Chief Engineer, Chief Network Architect, and Domain Architects in developing and updating the Transformation Technology Roadmap (TTR).
•Analyze NT/M initiatives to substantiate customer/user requirements and assess alternative solutions.
•Update and maintain the 5-Year NT/M Plan.
•Develop and update CDRLs working with Domain Architects for Analysis of Alternatives (AoA) and Business Case Analysis (BCA) as well as high-level Project Plans for selected NT/M initiatives.
•Work with the Domain Architects to develop Technical Assessments (TAs) by collecting and analyzing data to assess the NT/M project’s impact on existing site environment (facility, servers, storage, network, and non-IT) for recommendation. 
•Work with NT/M team members in identifying areas for process improvement.
•Provide ad-hoc support to NT/M leadership and team as needed.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline and 4–8 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 2–6 years of prior relevant experience.
•U.S. Citizen and DoD Secret Clearance with ability to upgrade to TS/SCI Clearance (if needed).
•Detailed self-starter with the flexibility to multi-task independently and as part of a team in managing activities/tasks to meet deadlines.
•Proven ability to working with multiple levels of internal and external stakeholders (senior leadership and staff) to resolve challenges.
•Demonstrated experience in developing and maintaining multiple technical documents, analyses, and reports, such as, Analysis of Alternatives (AoA), Business Case Analysis (BCA), and Technical Assessment (TA) CDRLs.
•Strong business acumen and analytical skills with experience in project planning and management, including modeling and sensitivity analysis.
•Understanding of financial concepts such as Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), Return on Investment (ROI), Net Present Value (NPV), and Internal Rate of Return (IRR).
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
•Experience with preparing and presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and internal management.
•Excellent oral and written communication skills.
•Ability to travel as needed to support internal and customer engagements.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•4+ years of previous experience working in a large matrixed organization.
•Successful track record in planning and executing on managed IT services programs.
•Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and best practices.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00


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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit

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