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Systems Architect for Innovation ( R-00080769 )


Systems Architect



Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a skilled subject matter expert in systems architecture. The successful candidate will be energetic, curious, organized, and comfortable working as a part of a team in a collaborative environment. Work with some of the best IT engineering minds in the industry, across a broad spectrum of integrated technologies, to find creative solutions that will accelerate innovation and further secure our country’s information infrastructure.

You feel you have some or most of the qualities, but not all? No problem, Leidos supports our employees’ development for success.

Responsibilities will include the following

  • Works across program team to develop NetDevOps processes to operate networks at scale that provides integration and increased collaboration between operations and engineering teams using continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD)

  • Provide hybrid automation design and operation across core data center, cloud, and edge platforms

  • Utilize SW-defined network (SDN) principles, and refocuses network administration and operations staff around development skills and programming to enhance automation, reduce risk, eliminate repetitive tasks, and involve cybersecurity subject matter experts (SMEs) throughout the process as a critical input to CI/CD

  • Hands-on developer that can master the entire life cycle including research, design, application and deployment architecture, development, and testing continuous deployment and continuous delivery up until production

  • Evaluates monolithic Government Off-The-Shelf (GOTS) applications for potential microservice refactoring for digital transformation into cloud-based solutions

  • Creation (and continuous maintenance) of software microservices in a cloud-based Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment (CI/CD) pipeline.

  • Review of performance and integration issues within the applications within a CI/CD pipelines

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a closely related field and 8+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience with microservice design and integration

  • In-depth knowledge of both Linux and Windows Environments

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with multiple contractors, government agencies and other mission planning stakeholders

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Products (Word, Excel, Visio, & PowerPoint)

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • 2+ years of hands-on experience with Java-based applications, using RESTful APIs, SpringBoot, Micro Services, and High Availability principles

  • Experience with SaaS development, Kubernetes and CI/CD tools

Preferred Skills:

  • Hands-on experience with an object-oriented programming language (Visual Basic, VB.NET, C#, C++, or Java)

  • Experience with DevOps/Atlassian Tool Suite

  • Hands on experience with a scripting programming language (i.e., PowerShell, JSON, etc…)

  • Knowledge of Virtual Machine environments, VMWare, Docker containers (Windows and Linux), and the Continuous Integration/Continuous Deployment philosophy

  • Experience working in an Agile Development environment (Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) is a plus)


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