Solution Architect

Reston, VA
Nov 23, 2021
Dec 04, 2021
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
DescriptionJob Description:Summary:Healthcare is one of the fastest growing sectors of the US economy, but the industry faces many challenges in delivering value to providers and payers and in improving patient care outcomes in a highly dynamic marketplace. HGS is at the forefront of defining and building solutions to address those challenges for Leidos.Position: Solution ArchitectThe Health Growth Solutions (HGS) at Leidos has an immediate opening for a Solution Architect to help us design new differentiated solutions to the health market in both the federal and commercial sector. This is not your typical SA role - equal parts focus business / product development and technology.Key Responsibilities includeSupporting the HGS Solution team define validate, prioritize and classify the ideas submitted:/Work with the BD, Solution and Idea originator to further define the problemDocument the "Problem Use Cases"A' the idea is intended to solveDocument the Proposed Solution Approach for Each Problem Use Case designedDocument any key High Level requirements that need to be consideredDocument alternate solution optionsPerform Vendor Trade AssessmentIdentify products / solutions in the market that address the defined problem use caseIdentify gaps in the market solutionsPerform Make / Buy Assessment and make recommendationsDecide features we should build vs vendor products we should augment withIdentify problems that are universal to the market, specific to a health sector, client etc.Identify aspects of solution that can be extended for multiple use cases vs niche capability for a specific use case or customer baseIdentify solutions that are already in main streamSupporting the development of the business case for any corporate investments requiredDeveloping the High Level Designs for new Leidos solutionsDevelop the EPICs and / Designs for each Problem Use CaseSupport the vendors, engineers & product manager develop the User Stories for each EPICSupport the Service Delivery Teams construct the designs for the non-technical elements of the solutionsRecommend the Solution Implementation approach eg Mockup first to further validate requirements, prototype to assess feasibility of solutions that are untested etc.Support the Product Manager build the cost and schedule estimates / plans through to customer pilot phase of new ideasOversees the build of new solutionsWork with vendor and engineering teams to ensure the successful build of the Mock-Up, Prototype and / or Pilot of new SolutionsManage the design governance of the solution at each stage to ensure the intended value is achieved on budget and on scheduleSupport the Product Manager (s) as requiredMinimum Requirements:BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experienceProven successful background as a Solution ArchitectExperience withmultiple architecture models (eg, Microservices, SOA, TOGAF etc.)Developing cost models, basis of estimates (BOEs) and Bill of Materials (BOM)Developing ConOps and /or Solution Approach OutlinesDesigning solutions to cost and executionCapturing technical requirements and defining technical solutions in service, conceptual, execution and /or technical viewsLead SA on medium or large size business captures and proposalsManaging a team of technical staffDeveloping and maintaining client relationshipsHealth industries experience an advantageExperience supporting federal and /or other government agenciesSelf-motivated and focused on delivering outcomesResilient with the ability to find innovative ways around against roadblocksHave broad experience and skillsets that span in all levels that make up a business solutionEnthusiasm and curiosity to explore and pick up new technologies and conceptsCan work in an iterative way starting with ambiguity and loosely structured requirementsThrive in fast paced, high change, high pressure environmentsFosters an inclusive team environmentRefined presentation and communication skills with ability to tailor message to the audienceInterface and communicate effectively with both engineers and executivesEvaluate new technologies and stay current with a broad range of healthcare industry trends (government health, commercial heath)Articulate rationale for design decisionsDevise, develop and apply innovative technology and approaches to products and solutionsUS CitizenPay Range:#Remote