Principal Systems Architect

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Job Details

  • Location: Burtonsville, MD, 20866
  • Date Posted: 2023-05-09
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Category: Technology
  • Req Number: R-00109121
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The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a System Analyst/System Architect 3 with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Fort Meade, MD area. You will enjoy great benefits such as 4 or more weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support, Parental Paid Leave.

Primary Responsibilities

As a System Analyst/System Architect 3, you will be responsible for researching, gathering requirements and developing use cases and building prototype solutions for discovery mission customers with an eye towards corporate services adoption. Familiarity with the customer's capabilities organization is preferable for this position. Customer relations and use cases will drive the timetable and possibly development efforts in order to transition those users from an R&D environment to corporate services. This position requires an innovative thinking with a knack for developing solutions within the realm of possibility for R&D efforts in a data center environment. The candidate will often require interaction with personnel from various organizations inside and out of Operations. This job is perfect for someone who wants to lead and/or be part of a Focused Effort team that constantly strives to architect/engineer open, component-based technological solutions in a fast paced, highly collaborative, challenging environment for the customer. Candidate must be able to perform Linux Admin and Application installation/config/setup duties in a prototype development and evaluation lab on customer site. The candidate must be a self-starter and be able to work with integrated engineering, software and security teams as well as independently. Must come to the position with solid foundation of current technologies, and be able to learn new HW and SW technologies quickly. Must be able to interface with multiple customer POCs and brief customer leadership.

Basic Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of general experience as a systems analyst, including five years of experience in systems analysis, engineering design, and communications applications on complex information systems, database management, the use of programming languages that support the systems, and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.
  • Five (5) years of experience in systems analysis, engineering design, and communications applications on complex information systems, database management, the use of programming languages that support Sun Solaris, HP UNIX, Windows NT, Pascal or Delphi, Linux – Redhat, Windows XP, Databases, Sybase RDBMS, Oracle RDBMS, MS Access, Oracle Context, Oracle Forms, Powerbuilder, MS SQL Server, Indexed Sequential Access Method (ISAM), and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.  
  • Minimum IAT level II certification
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science may be substituted for 4 years of general experience as a systems analyst. A master's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or a related discipline, may be substituted for 2 years of general experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Provide network administration and technical support
  • Verify all multiple network systems are being monitored and follow the latest governance and best practices.
  • Coordinate with internal and external teams, stakeholders and sometimes vendors regarding design, process and/or approaches to ensuring all network systems are up to date, working efficiently and ensure all mission requirements are met.
  • Validate, provide documentation, configurations, and diagrams
  • Hands on experience in configuring and fault isolation of network devices using multiple routing and networking protocols (e.g. BGP, SNMP, TCP/IP, Spanning Tree, VLANs, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, subnetting, NAT, ACLs, etc.)
  • Experience with multiple platforms and vendor technologies including Dell, RedHat, nVIDIA, Nutanix, Amazon, Microsoft, ARISTA, Brocade, and Palo Alto
  • SALT, Ansible, Atlassian CM Tools experience
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Experience architecting and designing application and complex technical solutions.
  • Development experience with very strong aptitude and interest in learning innovative technologies
  • Proven experience installing and configuration applications
  • Active Sec+ or CISSP certification

Desired Skills and Experience (in as many areas as possible)

  • Firewall configuration and security policies involving objects, rules, NATs, etc.
  • Utility program development using BASH scripts
  • Familiar with commercial cloud environments like AWS and AZURE
  • Familiarity with security mandates like STE/STN
  • Docker and nVIDIA Docker Containers
  • Kubernetes and Rancher
  • Jupyter Notebooks and GPU technologies
  • Experience with enhanced visualization and graphing tools
  • Experience with Elastic Search and Kibana
  • Technical experience working with large scale data sets
  • Jira or similar ticket tracking system
  • Data center management experience
  • Nagios or similar monitoring tools​

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.