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Chief Technology Officer ( R-00053023-OTHLOC-PL-2D2824 )


Chief Technology Officer



Washington, Washington DC, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a full-time Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead a critical program to modernize a U.S. Government agency’s IT infrastructure into a managed services environment to support the rapidly growing demand for secure information across heterogeneous networks and devices and many locations. The CTO will lead the technical strategy, solution development, and execution of systems and infrastructure information technology (IT) and support services. The CTO will provide comprehensive systems engineering oversight, analytical, and technical support services required to deliver a broad range of innovative IT solutions and professional services to modernize U.S. Government legacy systems, protect their networks and assets, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of mission-critical and mission-support functions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the Leidos principal IT engineer to provide engineering expertise and guidance for the design, development, and implementation of various IT solutions that enhance overall system performance
  • and availability
  • Provide technical expertise and analysis support of current infrastructure and communications architectures, systems, and related cyber initiatives for governance and compliance
  • Lead the research, analysis, solution design and implementation planning of IT solutions for the modernization of legacy systems and networks
  • Drive strategic technological innovation, demonstrating a breadth and depth of knowledge in all things related to a complex, matrixed Information Technology operation in support of the enterprise
  • 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

Required Required Qualifications:

  • The individual selected for this position should have a broad technical background spanning many of the technical areas supported by the program, including end user support, infrastructure services, network engineering, cybersecurity, compliance and software development.
  • The ability to clearly articulate technical messages for a variety of audiences, both through written and verbal means, will be a critical skill necessary for the success in this position.
  • Must have active DOE Q / TS clearance
  • Masters degree and 15+ years’ experience engineering and architecting enterprise IT solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience with leading migrations of applications and/or systems to the cloud (public, private and hybrid).
  • Demonstrated experience transitioning Security and IT operations to Managed Service delivery model.
  • Demonstrated expertise in systems engineering, including requirements analysis and system architecture design
  • Demonstrated experience designing and implementing complex IT solutions in a large scale enterprise (>$60M per year, 4500 end users)
  • Demonstrated experience in practical application of life-cycle system engineering for IT infrastructure
  • Demonstrated experience designing and modernizing complex enterprise networks and legacy IT systems
  • Demonstrated experience applying System Engineering Lifecycle (SELC) processes and best practices comprising concept development, requirements engineering, architecture, design and development, integration, test and evaluation, and operations and maintenance

Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience in network and cyber security design, engineering and operations
  • Experience with NIST SP 800 series or ISO 27000 series documents for information security management and risk assessment
  • Demonstrated experience in Secure DevOps/Agile concepts and processes
  • Demonstrated experience with server virtualization technologies such as VMware, Citrix, or Hyper-V
  • Demonstrated experience with operating systems such as RedHat Linux, Windows Server, or Unix
  • Demonstrated experience with configuration tools such as Microsoft SCCM or Tivoli
  • Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO20000 / ISO27001 implementations
  • At least one nationally recognized vendor certification
  • Cloud Technical, Business or TCO Accreditation
  • Cloud Architect, DevOps or SysOps Associate or Professional Certification

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret

Travel:Yes, 50% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Engineering

Pay Range: