The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is looking for a Solutions Architect (SA) to provide leadership on a mission-critical program supporting multiple components with the Department of Homeland Security and the multiple divisions within the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
The SA plays a key role in CTO team with primary focus on the assigned discipline. The SA is expected to be a Subject Matter Expert in one or two desired disciplines. The SA will provide the solution strategy, design and development and assist in execution of the designed systems.
The SA will demonstrate his/her extensive knowledge in one of more of the following disciplines:
Scaled Agile programs and Frameworks
Platform development expertise (Salesforce, ServiceNow, etc.)
Networking Technologies such as ACI, NSX, and Cloud native.
•The SA is responsible for the architectural design, development, and deployment of the pursuit or program.
•Defines system solutions based on user/client needs, cost, and required integration with existing applications, systems, or platforms.
•Assists in defining and executing established Leidos technologies
•Provides expertise and guidance for the design, development, implementation, and sustainment of IT solutions that enhance overall system performance and availability
•Provide technical knowledge and analysis of high-level functional systems analysis, design, and integration advice on complex matters that require expert level knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation.
•Lead major sections of proposals within an RFP.
•Architecting and deploying cloud-native applications onto Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar
•Identifying requirements, researching options, designing and implementing solutions at a leadership level for the application included in the portfolio
•Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk assessments.
Required Skills, Education, and Experience:
• Bachelor's degree and 12+ years of experience in software design and development using containerized and microservices based components. Master's degree and 10+ years of relevant experience.
•Experience in implementing and overseeing strategy, and deployment, operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
•Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex IT solutions on a large Program
•Demonstrated experience designing and modernizing complex enterprise networks and legacy IT systems, including developing effective COOP/DR solutions
•Excellent communication and written skills
•Must be a self-starter, strong leader, and have the ability to work independently with little supervision.
•Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance. US Citizen.
•Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations with emphasis on DHS capabilities
•Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
•Nationally recognized vendor certification
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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