Azure Virtual Desktop Engineer
Posted on: October 13, 2021
More About the Role:
Leidos is seeking an Azure Virtual Desktop Engineer to support
related efforts for SMIT, the largest IT services program for the
Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport
(SMIT), Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the
Navy-Marine Corps Intranet (NMCI), including cybersecurity
services, network operations, service desk, and data transport.
Ultimately, the Leidos team will support the Navy in unifying its
shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and
service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts
under one enterprise network.
What You'll Get to Do:
The Azure Virtual Desktop Engineer will contribute to technical
planning, design, development/integration, and
verification/validation supporting the NMCI.
Other duties include:
•Serve as a technical expert for vendor solutions and for
engineering support solutions and products related to enterprise
and cloud-based virtual desktops.
•Evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and
analyses, and provide input into Basis of Estimates for
•Perform reach back into vendor research, development, and
technical support teams to ensure effective design and application
in the production environment.
•Perform solution development and engineering work for enterprise
and cloud-based virtual desktops.
•Participate in the planning of upgrades, replacement,
configuration, and maintenance of enterprise and cloud-based
•Engineer solutions that provide secure, effective and efficient
operation of systems, architecture, and topology for enterprise and
cloud-based virtual desktops.
•Participate in new and existing IT modernization, expansion, and
improvement projects for the NMCI network.
•Collaborate with technical experts to synthesize
•Lead analysis, review, and validation with customers,
stakeholders, and team members for NMCI projects and
•Significant collaboration and coordination with external
customers, management, subcontractors, vendors, and other
•Comply with ITSM processes and procedures, Model Based Systems
Engineering (MBSE) governance, and Cybersecurity requirements
within the DoDI 8500.01 and DON 5239.
•Support development and maintenance of engineering processes,
checklists, and procedures.
•Mentor and review the work of junior team members.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree in System Engineering, Computer Science,
Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management,
or related discipline from an accredited college or
•Eight (8) or more years’ experience on programs and contracts of
similar scope, type, and complexity.
•5+ years of experience with Azure.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess an active Secret clearance to
start the program.
•Technical knowledge and skills in one or more of the following
areas: Azure for US Government, Office 365 GCC High and DoD, Azure
•Experience working in large information technology enterprise
environments designing/architecting networks.
•Hands-on experience in working with DoD networks.
•Experience in collaborating with other enterprise technologists
both internal and external to resolve complex technical issues.
•Strong analytical, communication and troubleshooting skills that
enable proactive and effective collaboration with a virtual
•Ability to multi-task, self-assign work in a dynamic, fast-paced
•Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level III or applicable
certification to meet DoD 8570 requirements.
•Azure Virtual Desktop (AVD) Specialty certification.
•Travel may be required.
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Experience working on DoD programs, specifically Navy
-Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert.
-Certified Cloud Security Professional
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00
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