Enterprise IT Modernization Solutions 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 IT/Data Center Modernization Solutions Architect to join our Office of Technology team in support of our federal civil customers. In this role, you will help our customers solve their most demanding challenges by adopting and exploiting current and emerging enterprise IT and data center modernization capabilities by delivering their mission in a more cost effective, resilient, secure, compliant and adaptive manner.In this role, the candidate provides leadership in building a portfolio of offerings and capabilities that encapsulates Leidos' and partner intellectual property to address current and emerging demand signals in the federal civilian IT market for enterprise IT and data center optimization. The candidate will ensure Leidos differentiation of scale, security and speed feature prominently in positioning of our major capabilities. The candidate provides leadership across the spectrum of enterprise IT, including end user services, data center modernization, software defined networking. The candidate leverages modern DevOps powered IT Service Management practices to govern enterprise IT solutions.The successful candidate will work hand-in-hand with business development, capture management, line management, research and development, and other subject matter experts to develop optimal and differentiated Leidos solutions to be delivered in proposals, on programs, or on research and development projects. In addition to developing solutions, you will help prospective customers and partners understand the value and benefits of the Leidos solution, explain technical features and transformation strategies, engage in proof of concepts, and troubleshoot potential problems.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:Build and curate a comprehensive portfolio of enterprise IT and data center modernization capabilities and offerings relevant to the Federal Civil marketplaceEstablish and maintain relationships with Leidos internal teams and key alliance partners to seek, qualify and leverage the best ideas, solutions and models across the company and throughout our community of trusted partnersCurate proof points and past performance qualifications for Leidos success stories to deliver our customers' mission leveraging IT modernization capabilitiesIdentify relevant market trends in technology, methodologies and organizational designsEngage with program teams to incubate, build out and sustain enterprise IT and data center optimization capabilities, offerings and solutionsProvide senior technical leadership for major or strategic Leidos enterprise IT and data center optimization oriented captures, establishing the main solution concepts, identifying key elements of solution and approach differentiationMay act as technical leader for Internal Research & Development (IRAD) activities for Civil Mission-focused IT modernization capability areasShape procurement by presentations to clients and through speaking engagementsIdentifies partner alliances to pursue and events for Leidos to participateActively works with partners to shape procurements and future technologiesIdentifies offerings to place on GWACsEducate teams on the implementation of new enterprise IT and data center optimization initiatives, providing associated training as requiredAct as a Subject Matter Expert for end-to-end enterprise IT and data center optimizationarchitecture design, to include cloud migration and zero trust implementationProvide support and technical governance, expertise related to enterprise IT and data center optimization architectures, security, deployment, and operationsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS:Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science with15+ years of prior relevant experienceExperience (5+ years) designing, building and curating enterprise IT and data center optimization capabilities and offerings for the Federal Systems Integration marketHas a successful track record in providing technical leadership in federal new business pursuits, with over $100M in Total Contract Value wins in the previous 5 yearsUnderstanding of private/public cloud, hyperconverged infrastructure, software defined networking, end user services, cyber operations, application migration, and data center optimizationExperience leading the design and integration of enterprise-level technical solutions to include capturing technical requirements and defining technical solutions in the form of conceptual, logical, and physical designs; and the ability to articulate those concepts verbally, graphically and in writing.Demonstrated 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.Extensive experience identifying potential design, performance, security, and support problems, including ability to identify technical risks/challenges and develop relevant mitigation strategies.Extensive knowledge of the broad spectrum of technology areas, including technology trends, forthcoming industry standards, new products, and the latest solution development techniques; ability to leverage this knowledge to formulate technical solution strategy.Active DoD/Secret Security ClearanceADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:Cloud Foundations, Solution Architect, or other Cloud Service Provider CertificationPMP certificationExperience winning GSA FEDSIM capturesITIL (v3 Foundation or ITIL 4) CertificationUnderstanding 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, Open Shift, Cloud Foundry), "A< oecloud native' application design patterns, use of AWS, Azure, Salesforce or ServiceNow services in rapidly building workloads, understanding of ensuring security for cloud workloads,Understanding of application migration and app modernization concepts and platforms such as rehost, replatform, and refactor; low code/no code platforms and use cases; RPA platforms and use casesExperience in implementing zero trust compliant infrastructuresExperience in leveraging AI solutions to augment human participation in incident management/SRT workflows (AI Ops)Understanding of the appropriate process alignment patterns between agile development processes and "A< oeDevOps' infused ITIL processesExperience in designing and building enterprise IT and data center operations Managed Services, with service descriptions, SLAs, labor estimates and tool estimatesPay Range:Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00#Remote