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Job #: R-00087741
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: NACI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Come join one of our high performing teams responsible for building enterprise solutions serving the Veterans Affairs.  Be part of the mission solution and help lead VA’s Digital Modernization Strategy. Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit the job description? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting Veterans Affairs and our nation’s Veterans.

Team Culture:  

Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?

  • Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?

  • Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?

  • Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?

  • Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?

  • Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?

  • Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a HRIS Solution Architect to join a high performing Agile team in designing and deploying Workday at Veterans Affairs. Working as part of a dynamic team, the Solution Architect’s role will be to ensure Workday is configured in line with the customer’s needs and requirements to enable a great user experience for all users. This role will plan, design, set-up, implement, and work with others on system design, configuration and ongoing support.

This position requires the ability to obtain a National Agency Clearance and Inquiries (NACI) clearance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support the definition, configuration, development and delivery of a successful Workday HR solution.

  • Lead the creation of solution architecture documentation including future state process, configuration dictionaries, etc.

  • Build an in-depth understanding of the customer’s current and future business needs and the relationship of interdependent project work streams.

  • Develop and maintain the necessary plans for solutioning workshops, business process definition, configuration, testing and training support - including key tasks, milestones, and deliverables – aligned with delivering the overall solution.

  • Assist with the definition of system processes and standards.

  • Facilitate conversations with the customer to gather and provide recommendations on target business requirements in line with the Workday capabilities and the functional roadmap.

  • Map stated customer requirements to standard Workday business processes, forming the basis of subsequent process-based discussions.

  • Develop plans for Workday configuration for requirements that cannot be accommodated by standard, out-of-the-box functionality.

  • Work with the Technical Lead and the Integration Lead to drive execution of planned activities to ensure solutioning is delivered on-time and in line with interdependent project workstreams.

  • Provide the information and documentation needed for change orders.

  • Support the project issue and risk identification, troubleshooting, decision-making, mitigation, and escalation processes to ensure quick and effective problem resolution.

  • Support the transfer of relevant Workday product knowledge to target customer resources.

  • Participate in the VA’s authorization and approval process (ATO, ATC, MOU, & etc.) for solutions and services.

  • Provide support for the maintenance of system interfaces.

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in solution architecture and data architecture, working with highly scalable systems

  • 2+ years of experience configuring Workday implementations, including the integration with

  • Strong knowledge of Agile development processes

  • Hands-on experience deploying cloud-based SaaS solutions (Azure and AWS)

  • Ability to identify risks and propose mitigation strategies.

  • Proficiency with solution diagramming and modeling, process modeling, data modeling using various modeling tools.

  • Experience documenting solution architectures using standard templates, and summarizing the architectures for non-technical users in PowerPoint and MS Word documents.

  • Experience with DODAF Framework

  • Ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing

  • Adaptability and a willingness to learn new skills, technologies, and frameworks

  • Strong communication skills

  • A bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Systems Engineering, or other relevant field

Substitutions to Education

  • 3 years’ relevant experience + Master’s degree may be substituted for education

  • 7 years’ experience may be substituted for education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications: CSM, Scaled Agile Framework certification (SAFe Agilist or other), cloud certifications, Workday certifications

  • Prior experience leading system engineering and/or solution architecture efforts at Veterans Affairs

Travel

  • 5-10% of the time

Pay Range:

Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00

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.

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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 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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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