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Job #: R-00078071
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:
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.
•Lead collaboration with senior U.S. Department of the Navy stakeholders and senior Leidos technical experts in developing strategy, goals, and objectives.
•Lead small teams of technical experts and Government stakeholders to identify service needs and the projects to fulfill those needs. 
•Collect and assess technical data on the “As-Is” environment to identify current and projected service gaps across all service providers and then rationalize these gaps that align to U.S. Department of the Navy’s strategy for targeting candidate initiatives. 
•Liaison with CTO, technical leads, and IT industry experts to research and document emergent relevant technologies and services as well as industry adoption trends.  
•Work with the Leidos Chief Engineer, Chief Network Architect, and Domain Architects in developing and updating the Transformation Technology Roadmap.
•Analyze NT/M projects to substantiate customer/user requirements and assess alternative solutions.
•Update and maintain the 5-Year Roadmap for how over 80 systems and services can be modernized/transformed to deliver better value and capability to the U.S. Department of the Navy.
•Develop and update key deliverables, working with Domain Architects for Analysis of Alternatives, Business Case Analysis, and high-level Project Plans for selected NT/M projects.
•Work with the Domain Architects to develop Technical Assessments by collecting and analyzing data to assess the projects’ 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 team as needed.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline and 8–12 years of prior relevant experience or Master’s Degree with 6–10 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.
•Strong communication and collaboration skills with technical experts and senior Government staff.
•Experience developing and maintaining Analysis of Alternatives, Business Case Analysis, and Technical Assessment.
•Experience with preparing and presenting briefings to senior management and stakeholders.
•Strong business acumen and analytical skills with experience in project planning and processes, including modeling and sensitivity analysis.
•Understanding of financial concepts such as Total Cost of Ownership, Return on Investment, Net Present Value, and Internal Rate of Return.
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite, especially Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
•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 $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00


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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 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

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