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Cyber Solution Architect


Cloud Architect


Columbia, Maryland, United States


Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

Unleash your potential at Leidos, where we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customer’s success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos has an immediate opening for a Solution Architect to join our Cyber & Analytics Business Area (CABA) team in Columbia, MD.

In this role, you will help customers solve their more demanding challenges via technology, modernization, and transformation processes, and proven methods and solutions. As part of a creative, forward-thinking team, you will help shape solutions to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. As a Solution Architect, you will work with business development, research and development, and other subject matter experts to develop optimal and differentiated Leidos solutions to be delivered on programs, in proposals, or on research and development projects. In addition to developing solutions, you will help prospective customers and partners understand the value and benefits of the Leidos solution, explain technical features and transformation strategies, engage in proof of concepts, and troubleshoot potential problems.


  • In coordination with program teams and CABA Operations leadership, identify technology and solution roadmaps to improve full cyber capabilities resulting in increased contract growth and improved customer satisfaction
  • Enhance Leidos best practices, lessons learned, and technological approaches to research, design, and develop innovative solutions to support operational cyber missions
  • Partner with the Business Development team to support new business strategies, including the development of technical solutions, basis of estimates, white papers, industry relationships, and responses to RFIs and RFPs
  • Support the Business Development team with customer calls and the Leidos’ corporate business development process for larger opportunities
  • Strengthen existing programs with application of technology and/or innovation by working with peer Operations teams, Group CTOs, and other Leidos Groups, and by leveraging known technology and solutions on current programs and new business
  • Understand competitor and teammate technology
  • Assess and mentor the technical talent and solution architects in the organization to meet the current and future (new market) business


  • Experience as a technical leader on government contracts. Experience should include both offensive and defensive cyber operations.
  • Awareness of leading technology capability providers that enhance our technical solutions
  • Experience as a solution architect and/or technical volume lead on captures and proposals
  • Experience articulating complex technical concepts to customers, business development, program delivery, technical teams, and executives, both orally and in writing
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other STEM discipline with 17+ years of experience related to software development and/or systems engineering. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered.
  • US citizen with an active TS/SCI security clearance


  • Record of generating business growth through insertion of innovation and technology on existing programs
  • Vulnerability research or software reverse engineering skills
  • Operating System and Kernel level development experience
  • Prior experience as lead SA on a $100M+ proposal
  • Experience having worked successful partnerships with suppliers on proposals
  • Understanding of competitor/teammate technology offerings
  • Record of attracting and retaining technical professionals

Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or other STEM discipline

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $144,300.00 - $260,850.00

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.