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Engineering Lead


Lead Developer


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team? We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

Leidos is seeking an Engineering Lead with broad expertise in servers, networks, and storage to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team at Ft. Meade, MD.

The DES program supports a highly demanding mission and requires support from top technical and management talent to migrate common IT services for over twenty DoD agencies under a common platform. You will play a key role in performing the discovery, design, and migration tasks in support of building a world-class Single Service Provider for the Department of Defense. This role will lead a cross-functional technical team to support the discovery analysis and design activities required to migrate common IT services from over twenty large-scale DoD agencies into DoDNet. Leidos needs the best talent in the industry to accommodate the size, scope, and complexity of this effort. A successful candidate will be technically well-rounded, producing quality work with special attention to the right details.

Must possess an active Secret security clearance (US Citizenship required)


  • Serve as a senior engineer/technical SME, leading a group of specialists in infrastructure discovery and the development of architecture, design, and migration plans

  • Provide hands-on engineering and technical leadership for overall migration planning and implementation tasks

  • Design Architecture and Technical Documentation: Spearhead the creation and development of intricate system designs for IT infrastructure, ensuring alignment with organizational objectives and industry best practices

  • Oversee and coordinate migration planning activities while monitoring and managing risks

  • Perform analysis and decomposition of system and subsystem requirements, and lead development of architecture and design documents

  • Manage and oversee development of infrastructure discovery efforts and migration plans

  • Provide regular migration updates to Government leadership; identify risks, dependencies, and propose mitigation activities to deliver migrations on schedule and within budget.

  • Staff migration teams with individuals certified in a standardized migration approach that maintains a mission-first focus that minimizes risks

  • Work across team members to document migration lessons learned for continual improvement of future migration activities

  • Identify automation opportunities for staff reductions and improved service delivery


  • Bachelor’s degree and 15+ years of relevant work experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience planning and executing large/complex IT migrations and consolidations.

  • Highly motivated individual with leadership skills and exemplary communication skills

  • Experience with discovery, event management and ITSM tools.

  • In-depth understanding of cloud and network topologies, both transport and IP.

  • Customer focused, formulates plans based on the development of innovative new designs in resolving advanced technical engineering problems

  • Ability to author, present, and articulate problem sets and associated solution elements in settings supporting customers, business development, program delivery, technical teams, and executives

  • Experience presenting technology solutions to small and large audiences.

  • Highly organized with strong troubleshooting, problem solving, and verbal/written communication skills

  • Strong Leadership experience including leading diverse teams

  • Require active DoD IAT Level II (i.e., Security+) certification or equivalent prior to start


  • Consulting firm experience.

  • Familiarization of DISA, DOD regulations, and directives.

  • Large-Scale End User Device management and Network Capacity Management experience

  • Experience with design, implementation, and optimization of Microsoft technologies and network infrastructure solutions, with a focus on Microsoft AD FS, Intune, Desktop as a Service (DaaS), remote VPN, DHCP, and DNS technologies.

  • Experience mentoring and coaching staff to maintain high levels of performance and positive morale


External Referral Eligible

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.