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Job #: R-00084105
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Enterprise & Cyber Operations Division at Leidos is seeking an experienced Cloud professional to serve as a Solutions Architect and help us accelerate our growing Cloud business. 

Primary Responsibilities

This role supports our Office of Technology team in developing innovative cloud computing solutions for our Depart of Defense customers.  We work with Cloud Service Providers such as AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google, and Oracle to create differentiating solutions using the latest cloud computing technologies and cutting edge security best practices. 

As a Solutions Architect with Leidos, you provide exceptional technical design and thought leadership while working with our ecosystem of Leidos proposal teams and Solutions Architects, Cloud Service Providers, and technology partners.  Your broad responsibilities will include owning technical solution development for bids, defining proposal architectures, responding to RFIs and RFPs, developing staffing estimates, developing exceptions expertise in multiple cloud technologies as well as a broad understanding of how applications and services are constructed using various CSP platforms, and being a subject matter expert on security as it relates to customer applications and services. You will lead efforts to capture and share best-practices within the Leidos Solutions Architect Community and gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest technical minds in the industry today. 

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance.  Finding a balance between your personal and professional life is critical to you success and happiness at Leidos.  We offer remote work options and flexible schedules so you can have a ore productive and well-balanced life.  We celebrate knowledge sharing and have a deeply innovative culture where your opinions are valued and you can make a difference.  We are deeply committed to Diversity and foster an environment of inclusion where everyone is treated with respect. 

Basic Qualifications
● Masters anf 15+ years in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems Engineering, or related field or equivalent experience with 15 + years in software development, system engineering or related field or 13 + years of experience with Doctoral degree. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
● Expert level knowledge of one or more cloud platformx (AWS, Azure, etc…)
● 10+ years with specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data and analytics
● Experience developing business proposals / technical role within a sales organization
● Strong problem-solving skills
● Excellent communication both verbal and written
● Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications
● AWS Certified Solutions Architect certification, Microsoft Certified: Azure Solutions Architect Expert, and Security+ certification
● Experience working for or with the US Department of Defense
● Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise-scale software products using a structure system development lifecycle
● Understanding of application, server, and network security within the DoD environment

Pay Range:

Pay Range $142,350.00 - $219,000.00 - $295,650.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.


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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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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