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Job #: R-00079065
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Ranked first in Government IT and systems integration, Leidos brings decades of experience leading large-scale mission-critical network IT programs. We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

Leidos is seeking a Chief Technologist to join our Defense Enclave Services team, who will support an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies.

We offer competitive compensation, retirement and paid leave packages, health and wellness programs, career development trainings and certifications, income protection, employee stock purchase plans, and family benefits.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintains awareness of emerging and existing technologies to inform recommendations and decisions on the technology infrastructure in alignment with program goals

  • Continually refine and prioritize the Ranked Innovation Backlog through the Innovation Working Group (IWG) in partnership with DISA/DAFAs

  • Participate on the Innovation Advisory Panel (IAP) consisting of leading engineering talent across the government and private sector

  • Oversees Continuous Innovation and Improvement (CI2) framework to drive modernization that produces measurable results

  • Solve complex technology challenges by leveraging internal and external expertise

  • Leads research to ensure improvement of the technological assets of the organization

  • Defining capability development requirements and using statistical analysis of measurable capability improvements.

  • Serve as a main stakeholder for Digital Modernization and Accelerator Projects ensuring requirements are represented in technology roadmap plans

  • Provides technical advice/input that impact strategic client outputs and mission results.

  • Impacts functional strategy by developing new solutions, processes, standards or operational plans.

  • Serves as a technical lead on large, complex projects.

  • Mentors and coaches’ other technical staff.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Masters with 15+ years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Ability to develop, manage, and implement a technology roadmap and portfolio

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, along with public speaking skills

  • Ability to influence and persuade others, as well as handle difficult negotiations requiring a well-developed sense of strategy

  • Ability to mentor, lead, and promote talent

  • Remote and as needed Ft Meade, MD

  • Potential for 10% travel beyond the WMA

  • Top Secret/SCI is REQUIRED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DISA and/or DoD Experience

  • Veteran

  • 5+ years proven experience establishing measurable digital transformation and continual improvement programs across large complex organizations

  • ITIL Expert or Master

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Covid Guidance

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. 

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 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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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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