Digital Enablement Enterprise Applications Architect

Reston, VA
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 24, 2022
IT, IT Architect
Full Time
DescriptionJob Description:Leidos Civil Group has an immediate opening for an Enterprise Applications Architect to join our Digital Enablement Team in support of our federal civil customers.Position Summary:In this role, you will help our customers solve their most demanding challenges by applying modern application development and modernization practices including methods, tooling, platform and frameworks. The candidate will ensure Leidos existing innovations regarding modern application development, our CI/CD pipelines, LEAF platform, use of cloud native platforms are appropriately leveraged in our IRADs, portfolio of digital products and on delivery. The candidate provides leadership in maturing Leidos capabilities for application modernization for the Civil market. The candidate will leverage their deep experience in modern development practices (agile, SAFe, DevSecOps), leveraging CI/CD pipelines, polyglot data management , AI, modern application frameworks and platforms, 12-factor, low code and no-code application platforms in providing consulting services to support Leidos Civil adoption of digital platforms and outcomes.The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with line management, business development, capture management, research and development, and other subject matter experts to develop optimal and differentiated Leidos solutions to be delivered on programs, Leidos digital products and platforms or on research and development projects. This resource is intended to combine their exceptional application architecture with problem solving skills and high emotional IQ to solve problems and make a difference chiefly in short to mid-term consultative engagements.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Builds and curates a comprehensive portfolio of application development, enhancement, and modernization capabilities and offerings relevant to the Federal Civil marketplace, incorporating capabilities of Leidos's application frameworks, open source projects, polyglot data management, AI, serverless architectures, low code and no-code application frameworksEstablishes and maintains relationships with Leidos accelerators, Technical Core Competencies and key alliance partners to seek, qualify and leverage the best ideas, solutions and models across the company and throughout our community of trusted partnersCurates proof points and past performance qualifications for Leidos success stories for building and modernizing mission-oriented enterprise applications for the federal governmentIdentifies market trends in technology, methodologies, and organizational designs for application developmentEngages with program teams to incubate, build out, and sustain cloud adoption capabilities, offerings and solutionsProvides senior-level technical leadership for major or strategic Leidos applications-oriented captures, establishing the main solution concepts, identifying key elements of solution and approach differentiationShapes procurement through presentations to clients and speaking engagementsDetermines which alliances to pursue and events for Leidos to participateActively works with partners to shape procurements and future technologiesEducates delivery and capture teams on the implementation of new applications-oriented initiatives, providing associated training as requiredBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Master's degree (or equivalent) and 15+ years in Information Systems, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science with 20+ years of prior relevant experienceSignificant experience (5+ years) designing, building and curating application development capabilities and offerings for the Federal Systems Integration marketIn-depth understanding of application, cloud, middleware, data management, cyber, enterprise IT, data center optimization and SDN concepts; experience leading the design and integration of enterprise-level technical solutions.Experience in capturing technical requirements and defining technical solutions in the form of conceptual, logical, and physical designs, including the ability to articulate those concepts verbally, graphically and in writing.Ability to synthesize solution design information, architectural principles, available technologies, third-party products, and industry standards to formulate a system architecture that meets client requirements and can be delivered within the desired timeframe.Experience developing cost models, technical delivery plans, technical solutions and basis of estimates (BOEs), including BOM development. Also develop concept of operations and discuss these models in Agile, federal SDLC or ITIL based terms.Experience identifying potential design, performance, security, and support problems, including ability to identify technical risks/challenges and develop relevant mitigation strategies.Has deep knowledge of modernizing legacy applications to current and Next-Generation application design patternsExperience in modernizing mainframe applications including treatment methods ranging from rehosting to rebuilding using modern application methods and tools while using rule and logic extraction toolsStrong understanding of the use of Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) pipelines, "A< oeEverything-as-code' approaches, DevOps processes and tools, virtual machines, containers, container orchestrators (Docker Data Center, Kubernetes and variants like OpenShift, Cloud Foundry, EKS, AKS), "A< oecloud native' application design patterns, use of AWS, Azure, Salesforce or ServiceNow services in rapidly building applications, understanding of ensuring security for cloud applicationsHas experience in rationalizing portfolios of client server applications into cloud native application patternsHas deep experience in SOA and microservice architectural patterns, particularly in ESB- and API-based design patternsStrong experience in Open-Source technologies and application frameworks, particularly including modern Javascript frameworks such as React and Angular, and Java frameworks like SpringHas experience in refactoring application to take advantage of inherent resilience, scalability an automation provided by cloud providers such as AWS and AzureHas experience in migrating databases from proprietary RDBMS vendor solutions to polyglot data management solutions, optimizing effectiveness, cost, performance, and analytics needsADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Agile/SAFe/DevOps CertificationsAWS or Azure SA certificationsExperience in deploying AI solutionsStrong technical acumen and experience leading the development of complex solutions for migrations of portfolios of applications to cloud platforms, including portfolio assessments, establishment of treatment pathways (retire, replace, rehost, refactor), portfolio program management of migrating/refactoring/rehosting applications and dependencies, verification and validation and deployment .Experience leading the architectural design and development of application (custom and/or COTS), SOA, cloud, application platform, continuous integration/continuous delivery, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS), microservices, BPMS, BRE, case management, Enterprise Content Management, Web Content Management, containerized platforms, agile development, agile-at-scale for large Federal Civilian, DoD, and Intelligence clientsExperience in planning and executing cloud application migrations or cloud native application development programs for federal customersPay Range: