Leidos is looking to hire a Systems Engineering Architect Lead to manage an SE/Architecture team. The qualified candidate will work hand-in-hand with technical and program management leadership along with various external stakeholders, to help design and implement the next generation desktop and web based production and dissemination system. This position will require experience across multiple System Engineering and architecture domains with a focus on standing up and maintaining cloud environments, and the deployment of custom code, COTS, and GOTS to those environments with a Geospatial focus.
This position involves leading systems engineering activities that support building and delivering new and innovative systems to implement analytics, exploitation, production and dissemination using web, remote desktop, and cloud technologies.
Become a subject matter expert (SME) for the baseline, with the ability to communicate the system’s features, architecture, roadmap, and limitations to a variety of audiences
Collaborate with other program technical leadership on the system architecture roadmap and backlog aligned to customer’s technology strategy and vision.
Decompose requirements, use cases, and need statements into epics and features with clearly defined acceptance criteria that will be assigned to agile development teams
Assist in designing and documenting solutions to enhance ICAM service adoption throughout the customer agency
Execute analysis of alternatives (AoA) and prototypes to determine the design of new system features and capabilities, then author white papers on your findings
Participate and provide subject matter expertise in technical exchange meetings and other customer or stakeholder forums
Manage the system requirements and maintain requirements and interface control documents
Create and communicate design artifacts to the team to ensure applications and services are built to support the business and architecture objectives
Provide subject matter expertise and support agile development teams in the continuous integration of epics and features
Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals, and strategies to executive management
Requires BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 + years of prior relevant experience; OR 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
Must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance, with ability to obtain SCI and Polygraph post hire
Experience optimizing and managing AWS/cloud infrastructure cost including storage, compute, and database
Experience with Windows and Linux
Experience with System (hardware, software and networking) Design and Architecture.
Understanding of agile SW development methodologies
Experience developing a backlog and technical roadmap
Ability to lead and prioritize a systems engineering and architecture team for a large program responsible for several systems
Experience with disaster recovery (ITDR) and data retention
Experience as a scrum master, product owner, systems engineer or architect
Preparing presentations and leading/attending technical exchange meetings
Excellent communication skills
Experience briefing stakeholders at all levels
An active TS/SCI with a Polygraph
Experience with GIS, specifically ESRI ArcGIS systems along with other technologies such as WMS, WFS, KML
Experience with various AWS capabilities and services
Experience writing, maintaining, and describing architecture diagrams
Experience optimizing Software deployments and reducing downtime, for example implementing a blue/green strategy
Technical certifications including Microsoft and/or AWS
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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.
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 43,000 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 www.Leidos.com.
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