Systems Engineering Solution Architect
Posted on: June 2, 2021
The Defense Group Office of Technology at Leidos currently has an
opening for a Systems Engineering Solution Architect to work in our
Logistics and Mission Support Operation. This is an exciting
opportunity to deliver innovative services or a combination of
products and services that help our customers develop,
integrate, and use models to inform enterprise and program
decision-making throughout system lifecycles. Responsibilities
include: engaging in customer shaping efforts, requirements
gathering, and proposal support activities; leveraging
understanding of industry trends and Leidos capabilities to craft
solutions and compose strategies for effective technology
insertion. In addition, the Digital Engineering Solutions Architect
will work as an interface between programs, customers and Leidos
senior management, ensuring Leidos management understanding of
customer domain, pain points, and strategy to drive business
development initiatives and ensure success of high-value capture
and on-contract growth opportunities.
Responsible for the management of the Digital Engineering function
for programs and / or proposal activities. Will apply past
experience, knowledge and skills to provide recommendations
regarding system development, testing, sustainment and
enhancement. Organizes project and task work-loads and
selects individuals most qualified for assignments on specific
projects. Ensures progress according to technical objectives.
Leads Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) efforts: formalizing
application of modeling to support system requirements, design,
analysis, verification and validation activities beginning with
conceptual design and continuing throughout development and later
life cycle phases. Leads efforts to integrate and maintain MBSE,
Product Lifecycle Management, and other specialized analysis tools
and models using DevSecOps and Agile software practices. Supports
customer engagements by developing and presenting papers and
briefing materials. Establishes design concepts; criteria and
engineering efforts for product research; development; integration
and test. Establishes milestones and monitors adherence to master
plans and schedules; identifies program problems and obtains
solutions; such as allocation of resources or changing contractual
specifications. Position requires the flexibility to work on short
notice, overtime, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
•Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Software Engineering, or
related discipline with 12-15 years’ relevant experience as a
Systems Engineer and/or Software Engineer on programs and contracts
or Masters with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.
•Deep understanding of Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)
•Proficiency in SysML and DODAF/UPDM/UAF.
•Experience applying SysML-based MBSE methods, tools, and
frameworks to develop rigorous specifications and designs of
commercial and/or DoD systems/components.
•Experience with MBSE tools such as No Magic’s Cameo Systems
Modeler, Collaborator, Teamwork Cloud.
•Able to synthesize knowledge from multiple domains to apply to
new, complicated problems.
•Demonstrated ability to diagnose complex system problems and
develop innovative solutions.
•Demonstrated ability to participate in cross-functional planning,
coordination, and task execution situations involving the full
spectrum of system integration activities.
•Must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.
•Must be able to work independently to develop innovative modeling
approaches and optimizations.
•Strong written and verbal communication skills to collaborate with
customer representatives, domain experts, and other systems
engineers in the development of complex software systems.
•Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines
with varying degrees of technical experience.
•Ability to express complex technical concepts effectively, both
verbally and in writing.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain and maintain a
•Requires US Citizenship and active Secret Clearance
•Proven ability to reach out to Industry, Academia, and the USG Lab
system synchronizing efforts across multiple lines of research,
development and funding
•Knowledgeable in program management methodology and techniques;
performance evaluation and change management principles
•Demonstrated ability in the areas of personnel planning, project
reviews, scheduling, and budget control
•Qualified applicant will possess excellent managerial and
•Current PMP certification
•Operational experience in the USAF
•Working knowledge of USAF C5ISR systems
•Previous experience managing complex System designs efforts /
•Demonstrated ability to work across internal functions and with
outside entities to facilitate successful product
•Master’s degree in Systems Engineering.
•Defense industry experience.
•Experience with Product Lifecycle Management tools such as
Teamcenter, PTC, and 3DExperience
•Experience with DevSecOps and Agile Software Practices
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 25% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00
Keywords: Leidos, Reston , Systems Engineering Solution Architect, Other , Reston, Virginia
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