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Innovation Systems Architect (SME) ( R-00074436 )


Systems Architect



Reston, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Lead Innovation Systems Architect for a technical development program supporting the Sponsor’s Entitlement Programs as well as IdAM /ICAM, Authentication, Authorization, Attributes and Digital Policy Management. This position will work with the program as a whole to offer innovative solutions to improve the business of our customer. The Innovation Team will oversee research and recommend highly innovative technologies across all teams. This team will assess the maturity level of the Technology, its capabilities and identify where innovation as a solutions could be offered to our customer.

Primary Responsibilities

Create a new and innovative architecture that takes all factors into consideration such as functional requirements, technical considerations, business processes and end users. Create a wide variety of IT system architectures that are beneficial and can be implemented.

  • Provide technical advise on capability roadmaps, and overarching guidance
  • Data and component modeling of customized information technology solutions
  • Develops new solutions, processes or operational plans for systems management and integration functions
  • Provide Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) that includes governance issues as well as software deployments.
  • Analyze unique data processing problems
  • Analyze and resolve complex user requirements, procedures, and problems to automate or improve existing systems
  • Techncial lead on review and analyzing computer system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations for best practices
  • Recommend software products and other solutions to the customer.
  • Incorporate enterprise services for authentication, access control, centralized auditing, monitoring, and security classification into mission applications
  • Design and develop new solutions to applications problems, system administration issues, or network concerns
  • Engineer strategies for new technologies and infrastructure processes
  • Develop future technologies and architectural advancements
  • Service Portfolio Management
  • Architecture Definition, Documentation and Planning
  • Enterprise Integration Services
  • Develop and review architectural documentation
  • Perform requirements analysis, development, and management
  • Project management and strong communication

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires Masters with 15 – 20 years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate with 13 – 16 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Understand the relationship between applications, operating systems, hardware and software
  • Experience in total system design, including networks
  • AWS experience
  • Process improvement experience
  • Prior experience reading and developing solutions to customer requirements
  • Knowledge and experience with Services Oriented Architecture (SOA)
  • Knowledge of security principles, policy and regulations
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence and Agile development methods

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certification - Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Doctorate in technical domain
  • Current Microsoft and Cisco certifications
  • Understanding of current cybersecurity technologies and emerging capabilities
  • Experience with support and delivery to an Azure cloud environment


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